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Dalit Panthers was an ideology and a sight of the Dalit response to injustice

May 29, 2022 10:00 am

Suraj Yengde writes: Dalit Panthers is not just a temporal figment that existed in the past. It is louder now. It exists in the people and their actions.

UP: Former village head arrested for threatening Dalits

May 10, 2022 9:58 pm

In a video, Kunverpal is seen beating a drum to make the announcement on Monday in front of houses of Dalits in Pawti Khurd village in the district's Charthawal area, they said.

The case for extending constitutional protections to Muslim and Christian Dalits

April 26, 2022 8:56 am

Christophe Jaffrelot, Phillip Varghese write: They are primarily Dalits and their Muslim and Christian identity is secondary, as evident in several cases of atrocities against Dalits

Hathras rape-murder not forgotten, Dalits say polls a test if govt for all

February 19, 2022 3:29 pm

In the three constituencies of the district, Hathras-Sadabad, Sikandra Rao and Hathras (SC), caste dynamics in the context of “security” is palpable in the light of what happened to the 19-year-old Dalit rape victim.

Savarkar had scientific temperament, says Sharad Pawar at literary meet

December 06, 2021 8:13 am

Sharad Pawar, who said the BJP had created an “unnecessary” controversy, spoke about how Savarkar had built a small temple in Ratnagiri and appointed a Dalit to conduct the rituals.

Gujarat: Jignesh Mevani to launch agitation over atrocities against Dalits

October 31, 2021 12:05 am

As part of the agitation, Mevani announced that on November 1 he along with members of the Dalit community shall be entering a temple at Varnun village in Rapar taluka in Kutch as a mark of protest.

'Dharm ke thekedaar': Ex-Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi hits out over dignity of Dalits

September 23, 2021 9:27 pm

Manjhi, whose Hindustani Awam Morcha is a part of the ruling alliance in the state, expressed anguish on Twitter, sharing a heart-wrenching news report of a Dalit couple in Karnataka being penalised after their two-year-old child inadvertently stepped into a temple.

There is a churn in Dalit politics

June 22, 2021 8:39 am

Guru Prakash writes: Fed up of the soap opera politics of family-based enterprises that claim to represent their interests, Dalits are looking for a mainstream, representative party.

Dalit woman 'slapping' row: Villagers gherao Bhikhi police station, demand FIR against sarpanch

June 19, 2021 9:47 pm

The police have already lodged a case against landlord Gora Singh, who allegedly slapped the Dalit farm labourer in Matti.

Next door to national capital, in some UP Dalit villages, hospitals bigger fear than Covid-19

May 31, 2021 8:31 pm

Misinformation through social media and a widening lack of trust in the government has meant Dalits are trusting local quacks over state-run health facilities in these villages near Ghaziabad.


PM Modi arrives in Kolkata

February 21, 2016 4:46 pm

Kolkata, Feb 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in Kolkata to attend the inauguration of Centenary Celebration of Gaudiya Mission and Math. The Prime Minister will thereafter reach Varanasi. In the morning he will pay a visit to the Ravi Das Mandir - a temple dedicated to the mystic who holds a special place in the hearts of Dalits. He is then scheduled to visit the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) where he has been invited as the chief guest in the centenary convocation of the university.

Mayawati has done nothing for Dalits in UP: Rahul Gandhi

February 18, 2016 4:05 pm

Lucknow, Feb 18 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has done nothing for Dalits in Uttar Pradesh and added that the latter is of the view that their plight would drastically change for the better if the Congress Party joins hands with them. Targetting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), he said both wanted to suppress the poor and the downtrodden sections of society.Before reaching the venue of the event he was to address, BJP activists greeted the Congress vice president with black flags.