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Thursday, July 29, 2021



How State can benefit from quality education to SCs, STs

July 25, 2021 8:10 am

Suraj Yengde writes: If every deserving child gets the desired support, imagine how much talent and energy will be added to the engine of India’s new growth story. This cannot happen through people’s charity. It is the duty of the State.

Man arrested for 'derogatory posts' against Dalit, Muslim communities

July 08, 2021 6:36 pm

"It has come out in probe that the accused had used derogatory and defamatory language against political leaders, police force, Dalit, Chhaara and Muslim communities in his posts and tweets on Facebook and Twitter. He has been arrested from his residence today," said an official of Ahmedabad Cyber Crime Cell.

Priyanka alleges police attack on Dalits in Azamgarh, SP says constables attacked

July 06, 2021 2:02 am

The police said that the Palia village chief and his associates beat up a man on June 29 for filming his son and others harassing some girls. They are also accused of assaulting two policemen.

BKU to hold Dalit mahapanchayat at Ghazipur 

July 03, 2021 2:39 pm

BKU national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait will share the protest stage with leaders of Bhartiya Valmiki Organisation to discuss issues concerning Dalit farmers and Valmikis.

Karnataka ‘honour killing’: Dalit youth, Muslim girl stabbed

June 25, 2021 8:08 am

While Basavaraj, an auto-rickshaw driver, was from the Dalit community, the girl was a Muslim.

Surat: Dalit youths attempt suicide over actor’s alleged casteist slur, says police

May 27, 2021 4:52 am

According to police, the community members, under Swabhimani Trust, went to make a representation to District Collector Dr Dhaval Patel, demanding action against Big Boss contestant and actor Yuvika Chaudhary.

Gujarat: At Dalit Premier League, youth from community bond over cricket

March 10, 2021 4:27 am

The tennis ball tournament was launched in Palanpur on March 6 and is likely to be over by the first week of April.

Protest at police station after Dalit ‘falls to death at construction site’

March 09, 2021 4:52 am

The family and community members have demanded for an FIR under section 304 (culpable home use not amounting to murder) as against IPC section 304-A (causing death by negligence).

Two Dalit girls found dead in a field in Unnao, third critical

February 18, 2021 11:42 am

The brother of the girls claimed they had been found with their hands and feet tied up. While the younger girls were declared dead on arrival at hospital, the 17-year-old continues to be critical.

In times of family grief, we become one and get tied to our unified selves

January 10, 2021 9:11 am

Our minds think about the beautiful things we have and that is family. It is the most valued institution where respect and honour are not performative. It is a candid space of attracting compassion and sharing warmth.


Protest and politics over Dalit killing in Faridabad

October 21, 2015 5:51 pm

Sanped in Haryana’s Faridabad, where a dalit family was burnt alive leading to the death of two toddlers, today erupted in grief and indignation, with the locals blocking Delhi-Agra highway with their bodies in protest as politicians joined them in mourning the horrific killings.


Idea Exchange With Ramdas Athawale

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

A prominent Dalit leader from Maharashtra, Ramdas Athawale has been raising the issues concerning the Dalits in the government. In this edition of Idea Exchange, he talks about the community’s issues and answers questions on how India can counter cas

BJP’s performance in 2019 will be better than 2014: Amit Shah

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Narendra Modi-led BJP will improve its performance in 2019: Amit Shah

Dalit man’s wedding procession passes through Thakur village

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

After a struggle of six months, a Dalit groom’s wedding procession passes through a Thakur-dominated village in Uttar Pradesh.

I have always supported reservations, says Kejriwal

February 23, 2016 2:12 pm

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed the students protesting Hyderabad Central University Rohith Vemula's suicide and the ongoing JNU crisis at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday. While Kejirwal's speech, a man raised slogans such as 'Dalit virodhi Kejriwal' and 'Aarakshan Virodhi Kejriwal'. Pacifying the protestor, Kejriwal said, "I have always supported them."

Hyderabad: Protesting students detained

January 26, 2016 5:32 pm

Hyderabad, Jan 26 (ANI): Students protesting against the Hyderabad University authority and the government in the Dalit suicide case on Tuesday were detained by the police. A Dalit scholar of University of Hyderabad committed suicide on January 17. The incident has raised uproar in the whole nation with students protesting in every part of the country.

Rohith Vemula suicide: Students in Hyderabad continue their protest

January 25, 2016 7:50 am

Hyderabad, Jan 25 (ANI): Students of Hyderabad University on Monday continued their protest over the recent suicide case of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula. Today's protest has come up following a series of protests against Rohith's suicide, who was expelled from the University of Hyderabad along with four other Dalit students.

Rohith Vemula suicide: JNU students sit on hunger strike

January 25, 2016 5:50 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University students sat on hunger strike to protest against the Dalit scholar's suicide at the University of Hyderabad. One of protestors said they want the accused politicos to resign as soon as possible.

Dalit scholar’s suicide: BJP backs Irani’s clarification

January 21, 2016 9:41 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday backed Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani's clarification on the Dalit scholar’s suicide case and accused the Congress of dividing the society by “playing politics” on such a sensitive issue. Irani had yesterday hit back at the critics and said that the suicide was not a ‘Dalit vs Non-Dalit confrontation’.

Rahul Gandhi accuses Bandaru Dattatreya, VC for scholar's suicide

January 19, 2016 11:25 am

Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Government at the Centre over the suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University. He accused Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya and varsity's Vice Chancellor of abetting the suicide of the scholar. Rahul, who interacted with the protesting students of the University of Hyderabad, said the varsity had used to its power to 'crush' the students, instead of allowing them to express themselves.