TN gov’t sets free Dalit massacre convicts, Madras HC demands answers

Source: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has expressed displeasure over the release of 13 convicts in connection with the Melavalavu massacre case, and has directed the Tamil Nadu... Read more »

Punjab CM orders time-bound probe into death of Dalit man

Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday directed the state’s top officials to ensure speedy, time-bound investigations and trial against the men responsible for allegedly abducting and beating... Read more »

Protest in Punjab over death of Dalit labourer

Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Tension prevailed in a Punjab village on Sunday after a horrific incident in which a Dalit labourer was allegedly beaten up and forced to drink urine by upper-caste... Read more »

MHA hones replies on lynching law in winter session

BY RAJNISH SINGH  New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The law on lynching, use of drones to combat terrorist activities and crime against women and minor girls are among the “tentative” list of... Read more »

3 cases of abetment to suicide & rape lodged

Source: THE FREE PRESS By RAJESH THAKUR BHOPAL: FSL reports have revealed that three teenage girls, including a Dalit girl, who allegedly committed suicide between October 2018 and April 2019 in Bhind... Read more »

Dalit siblings shot dead in UP village

Kaushambhi (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 8 (IANS) Two teenaged siblings were shot dead by unidentified men in Uttar Pradesh’s Kaushambhi district on Thursday, police said. The assailants barged into the house of a... Read more »

Haryana Dalits Face Boycott Over Using Village Hand-Pump

Source: Members of a Dalit community from Bhatla village in Hisar, Haryana have approached the Supreme Court to seek relief from a series of atrocities that they have been facing at... Read more »

Six booked for raping minor dalit girl in Junagadh

Source: Times Of India RAJKOT: Six persons were booked on Tuesday night for allegedly raping a 17-year-old dalit girl several times in Diwasa village of Mangrol taluka in Junagadh district. Police said... Read more »

A priest and his temple cooks are arrested for preventing entry into the temple kitchen of a Dalit policeman

Source: The Indian Express TWO DAYS after filing a complaint against priest of a temple and its two cooks, a police constable told investigators on Tuesday that they discriminated against him because... Read more »

Dalits move SC against social boycott in Haryana village

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The issue of social boycott of a dalit community in Haryana has reached the Supreme Court. The community members have informed the court about the series of... Read more »

Three State Anti-Lynching Bills gather dust on President Kovind’s table

Source: By Gayatri Korgaonkar The Union Home Ministry is strategically dilly dallyingits way out of allowing anti-lynching bills to be enacted inboth Rajasthan and West Bengal. Despite the Supreme Court’s directions... Read more »

Dalit youth has been beaten mercilessly at a roadside eatery

Source: Ahmedabad: A Dalit youth was allegedly stripped and flogged and another assaulted by a group of men at a roadside eatery in Sabarmati Tol Naka area of Ahmedabad on Sunday... Read more »

29 arrested in Odisha for forcing six to eat human excreta

Bhubaneswar, Oct 3 (IANS) At least 29 people including 22 women have been arrested in Odisha’s Ganjam district for allegedly forcing six elderly men to consume human excreta and uprooting their teeth... Read more »

Not just open Defecation, Dalit Girl Child was molested too

Father of Roshni, 12 brutally beaten to death on September 25 in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district has alleged that his daughter was molested before being killed The father of Roshni, one of... Read more »

Two Dalit Kids Beaten to Death for Defecating in Open: MP

Source: Two Dalit children, aged 10 and 12, were beaten to death with sticks in a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district allegedly for defecating in the open on Wednesday, September... Read more »

Dalit woman raped in UP, seven booked

Banda, Sep 27 (IANS) Seven people have been booked for allegedly raping a Dalit woman in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh after intervention by a district court. Additional Superintendent of Police Lal... Read more »

Dalit youth set ablaze in horrific caste crime, contradictory versions of incident surface: UP

Source: Two suspects have been arrested over a recent incident in which a Dalit youth was set ablaze allegedly on account of his relationship with an upper caste Baniya girl.Bhadaicha, the... Read more »

Man lynched for killing protected animal in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Sep 23 (IANS) A man was beaten to death and two others injured by irate villagers in Jharkhand’s Khunti district for killing a protected animal, police said on Monday. The deceased was... Read more »

Man lynched near Hyderabad for suspected witchcraft

Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) A 24-year-old man was lynched near here on the suspicion of practicing witchcraft, which allegedly led to the death of a woman. The incident occurred in Adraspalli village on... Read more »

IIM-B faculty, students seek fresh probe into Jharkhand lynching

Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) A section of faculty and students of the state-run Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B) urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order a fresh inquiry into the death of 24-year-old... Read more »