UNA Dalit victims plead for security, Fear public prosecutor may quit

The Una Dalit atrocity case, that shook the collective conscience of the nation, now faces the risk of going into cold storage like thousands of other pending cases that are yet to... Read more »

Bhuj Dalit Teen Rape: Ashram that hushed incident had many lapses earlier

The Jeevan Prabhat Ashram, a child care-cum-orphanage in Gandhidham that hid the rape of a 16-year-old Dalit for almost a month, before cops got a wind of it, had been earlier pulled... Read more »

Thangadh Firing: 6 Years After Dalit Killings, Charges Yet to Be Framed

On September 22 and 23, 2012, three Dalit youth – Mehul Rathod, Pankaj Sumra and Prakash Parmar – were killed allegedly in police firing in Thangadh, Surendranagar district, Gujarat. Pankaj was 16... Read more »

Scheduled caste children held on false charges during April 2 Bharat Bandh remain ‘scarred for life’

All of 12 years, Abhay was stripped off his childhood on April 2. During the Bharat Bandh called to protest the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, police picked... Read more »

Atrocities on Dalits social problem, not political: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Thursday said atrocity against Dalits is “not a political but a social problem” and stressed on the importance of encouraging inter-caste marriages and stringent action against the... Read more »

Gorakhpur: Two professors booked for ‘harassing’ Dalit student

An FIR was registered against two professors of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University Monday for allegedly harassing a 25-year-old Dalit student and making a casteist remark against him. The case was lodged... Read more »

Dalit men thrashed for watching Ganpati procession

Two members of the Dalit community, residents of Madhavpura, suffered injuries in a fight with members of the Thakor community, in the Idgah area of the city on Sunday, during a procession... Read more »

Dalit activist’s murder exposes toxic caste divide in Himachal

“Anth to ek din Raavan ka bhi ho gaya tha (Ravana was also killed eventually). This is what a resident of Dubor village in Shillai block had to say about the murder... Read more »

Horrific Murder | Dalit man hacked to death in the name of honour killing

A couple walks out of a hospital, casually chatting with each other, while another woman walks close to them. As the couple reach the gate, a man can be seen coming from... Read more »

Dalit woman dragged by hair, head smashed with stone for not withdrawing complaint

A 23-year-old Dalit student was killed in Madhya Pradesh’s Seoni district on Monday after she was dragged by her hair while on her way to college and her head smashed with a... Read more »