Jharkhand Adivasi lynched to death by mob “chanting” Jai Shri Ram

April 18, On April 10, 2019, Prakash Lakda, a 50-year old Adivasi of Jurmu village of Gumla’s Dumri block, was lynched to death by a mob of men from the Sahu community... Read more »

Dalit family had to cremate an elderly woman in a jungle, upper caste people did not allow to use crematorium

Shimla, April 13,A Dalit family was reportedly compelled to cremate an elderly woman in a jungle after some upper caste people  allegedly did not allow them to use the village crematorium in Fozal... Read more »

A mob lynches a man for allegedly cutting a dead bull

Gumla, April 12, A mob in Jharkhand’s Gumla district killed a man on Thursday allegedly because he was cutting a dead bull, PTI reported. Three others were injured in the incident and... Read more »

No end to woes of “abducted” Dalit girl’s parents

April 6, Well-known civil rights activist from West Bengal, Kirity Roy, secretary, Mahila Sarvangeen Utkarsh Mandal (MASUM), and national convener, Programme Against Custodial Torture and Impunity (PACTI), in a letter to the... Read more »

Dalits in Saharanpur asking Modi “Where’s Employment, Safety, Self-Respect”

Gwalior, April 6, More than a dozen Dalit residents of the Galla-Kothar area in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh have applied to the police for licenses to carry firearms. This development has come exactly... Read more »

Caste Discrimination At IIT Kanpur

April 6, Renowned scientists including American mathematician David Mumford, a recipient of the Fields Medal (considered “Nobel Prize for Mathematics”), Indian physicist Ashoke Sen, a Padma Bhushan awardee who is renowned for... Read more »

Emergence of a rare Dalit teacher in IIT-Kanpur “disturbed” certain faculty members

By PS Krishnan, IAS (Retd) April 4, Dr Subrahmanyam Sadrela, a faculty member in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur since January 1, 2018, and one of the... Read more »

Martin Macwan “Atrocities against Dalits has increased”

April 1, While releasing his book Bhed Bharat (Discriminated India,) leading Dalit and human rights activist Martin Macwan said that despite the ruling BJP and its allies winning maximum number of reserved... Read more »

Rape is the only crime in India for which the victim is blamed

By Payal Mohta March 29, Priyanka Dubey, an award-winning journalist, spent six years researching and documenting India’s unreported rape cases for her new book, “No Nation For Women – Reporting On Rape... Read more »

Mob Thrashes Two Dalit Men Amid Chants of ‘Har Har Modi’

Credits: The QuintA man from the oppressed community, Saimpi Valmiki, was allegedly thrashed by “upper caste” men from his village in Uttar Pradesh’s Farrukhabad on Friday, 22 March, during an altercation over... Read more »

Dalit Student Tied to Tree and Beaten, Not Allowed to Give Board Exam in Gujarat’s Patan

Credits: thewire.inNew Delhi: A Class 12 Dalit student was allegedly tied to a tree and beaten by two men in Gujarat’s Patan district on March 18 afternoon. According to an FIR registered on... Read more »

Do the facts add up to Yogi Adityanath’s claims?

New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) In the last two years, there has been “no communal incident,” in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath told reporters on Tuesday on completing two years office. Reality:... Read more »

Brick kiln owner held for ‘making Dalit labourer eat human excreta’

Credits: indianexpress.comThe Pimpri Chinchwad Police have arrested the owner of a brick kiln in Jambhe village in Mulshi taluka of Pune district under the Scheduled Caste and Scehduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities)... Read more »

Dalit man allegedly burnt alive in Rajasthan

Source:newindianexpress.comThe burnt body of a Dalit man found outside the office of a mining company in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan last week has rights activists and the authorities at odds. The body... Read more »

Uttar Pradesh tops the list in hate crimes against Dalit

Credits:thepolicytimes.comMore than 200 alleged hate crimes, including 87 killings were reported in 2018 against people from marginalized groups, especially Dalits and Muslims, a new report by Amnesty India shows. About 65% of... Read more »

Tribal leaders in Bastar claim that security forces killed 10 innocent people and raped children

Bastar, March 6, Human rights defender and tribal leaders Soni Sori and Lingaram Kodopi released a statement on the murder of 10 innocent people by security forces in Bastar, Chhattisgarh. They spoke... Read more »

War is never a right thing to do

Source:nationalheraldindia.comWars force ordinary citizens to think about their country, instead of only their own selves and families. Elections provide an opportunity for the common man to think about their leaders. Right now... Read more »

Dalit man assaulted by priest for touching utensil, critical

Source:TOIA 25-year old Dalit youth was allegedly assaulted by a priest for taking water from a utensil kept outside a temple under Gosainganj police station on Friday to wash hands and is... Read more »

Gujarat: Crimes against Dalits rise 32%, STs 55% in five years

Source:indianexpress.comCrimes against Scheduled Castes rose 32 per cent and those against Scheduled Tribes went up by 55 per cent between 2013 and 2017, the Gujarat Legislative Assembly has been told.Advertising The response... Read more »

Man beheaded in Odisha for converting to Christianity

Odisha, Feb 26, A Christian evangelical man was found virtually beheaded in Orissa, which many believe was a hate crime committed by Hindu fanatics because of his conversion to the faith. The... Read more »