Eleven Get Life Term for Burning Alive Dalit Man in Una in 2012

Ahmedabad: Eleven people were sentenced to life imprisonment till death by a court in Gir-Somnath district of Gujarat on Thursday for burning a Dalit man alive six years ago. The court also imposed... Read more »

Anti-Dalit Elements Conspired to Kill Me Last Year During Saharanpur Violence in UP: Mayawati

New Delhi: In a startling claim, BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday said that some anti-Dalit elements allegedly conspired to kill her last year during the Sharanpur violence in Uttar Pradesh. “We have got... Read more »

5 minors arrested for hacking man to death in Tamil Nadu, police suspect honour killing

Police in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district arrested five juveniles, including three school students, on Saturday and said they are on a lookout for two of their minor friends in connection with the... Read more »

In poll-bound MP, Congress and BJP’s silence on Dalit atrocities rings loudest

On 2 April, thousands of Dalits across the country took to the streets to protest a Supreme Court judgment that diluted the provisions of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of... Read more »

60-year-old Dalit flogged to death in UP’s Shahjahanpur village after his daughter-in-law throws garbage on road

A 60-year-old Dalit man identified as Sitaram was flogged to death in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur village on Sunday, November 26, by locals of the area after his daughter-in-law threw garbage on a... Read more »

How Upper Caste Anger on Dalit Atrocities Act May Impact Madhya Pradesh Elections

In September, one month after the NDA overturned the dilution in SC/ST Atrocities Act by the Supreme Court, protests led by upper castes and OBCs broke out all across Madhya Pradesh. To... Read more »

4 professors of IIT- Kanpur booked under SC/ST Atrocities Act for harassing Dalit co-worker

A Dalit faculty member of the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur (IIT-K) lodged a complaint with the police against four senior professors of the Institute, alleging harassment at the hands of his colleagues.... Read more »

Murder of Tamil Nadu teenage Dalit girl: “Stoic silence” despite #MeToo movement

Brinelle D’souza, who is with the Centre for Health and Mental Health, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, has prepared a strong statement to protest the brutal murder... Read more »

File chargesheet in Dalit girl beheading case in 15 days: Panel

The National Commission for Scheduled Caste has directed the police to file the chargesheet in the case related to recent beheading of a teenage Dalit girl in a village near Athur in... Read more »

Dalit Christian man murdered in Kerala in ‘honour killing’

A court in Kerala described the murder of a Christian man as an “honour killing”. The 23-year-old Dalit was murdered by the bride’s father only three days after the wedding because he... Read more »