The special judge passed orders to recover compensation, concluding that the “menace” of registering false complaints of Dalit atrocities to get compensation from the government “cannot be overlooked”.
The incident occurred in Tukkuguda village of Ranga Reddy district in Telangana on August 18, but came to light on Wednesday after the couple lodged a police complaint and eight people were booked under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
His book, released on July 22, highlights several facets on tackling the problem of caste discrimination in contemporary times. It also highlights the need to dismantle the divisions created by a neo-liberal economy.
Five people have been arrested — main accused Shravan Yadav (25), his parents, Deshraj Yadav (65) and Diljani Yadav (60) — for the murder of the Dalit youth, Sujeet Gautam, who succumbed to burn injuries on Monday.
According to Makwana, a daily wage labourer from Paldi village in Una, he went to Una police station on July 14 to get a copy of the accident report in which his elder brother Dilip Makwana (42) was involved.
As per the Punjab government’s records, a total of 1.57 lakh acres of shamlat land are available for cultivation purposes in the state, out of which a third — just under 53,000 acres — is given on annual lease to Dalits.
Chairman of the Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Milind Kamble says the word ‘Dalit’ binds the country emotionally, asserts that the 4 per cent procurement law ensures social, financial inclusion of Dalit entrepreneurs, urges the government to push harder to meet Stand Up India targets, backs the US model to encourage Dalit SMEs […]
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.
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.