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Is your food Indian?

February 08, 2020 8:24 pm

Disgust or shock at what other people eat is a failure of the imagination.

Women, Adivasis and Dalits will power India’s growth story

January 01, 2020 9:34 am

Women are not the only ones we discriminate against. Brahmanical leadership in thought will be changed to take advantage of the large Adivasi and Dalit population as another great asset for growth.

In Gujarat, caste-based crimes rise by 46% in 2 years

November 28, 2019 11:12 am

According to the recently released data by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Gujarat has seen a 46% increase in cases of caste based atrocities between 2015 and 2017.

Uttarakhand: Tell Dalits, tribals about injustice by Cong, NC in J&K, Nadda says to booth workers

November 16, 2019 2:31 am

Nadda said people from these sections have rights and would be able to contest elections in future because the Narendra Modi government had nullified the provision of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Gujarat: 500 Dalits embrace Buddhism on Vijayadashami

October 09, 2019 12:21 am

It was on a Vijayadashami day on October 14, 1956 that Dr B R Ambedkar famously embraced Buddhism along with lakhs of his supporters in Maharashtra.

Karnataka: Dalit BJP MP stopped from entering village

September 18, 2019 4:47 am

A video of the MP’s visit to the Gollarahatti along with a team of social workers for development work, which was aired on local television channels, showed the MP trying to reason with villagers to allow him to enter while some locals insist he cannot enter the hamlet.

Get back compensation paid to Dalits: Gujarat Judge to govt in three cases

September 14, 2019 6:41 am

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”.

Video of body lowered from bridge: Vellore officials promise new burial ground for Dalits nearby

August 23, 2019 7:14 am

On Thursday, Kannadasan said, several government teams visited their village and promised a space for burial about 4 km away.

Telangana: Dalit sarpanch, husband assaulted at temple

August 22, 2019 10:30 am

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.

Caste oppression is reinventing itself: Dalit scholar at TISS

August 15, 2019 5:36 pm

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.


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.