Dalit activists protest outside Home Minister’s residence in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Feb 2: Pro-Dalit activists staged protest outside Home Minister MB Patil’s residence in Sadashivanagar on Saturday demanding action against the archbishop PK Samuel. The archbishop is accused of harassing a woman.... Read more »

35-Year-Old Muslim Man Sets Ablaze 12-Year-Old Dalit Girl For Not Responding To His Sexual Advances

Kurnool, Feb 02 A 12-year-old Dalit girl was set ablaze by a Muslim named Mohiuddin Saheb, 35, in Badinehallu village of Kowthalam mandal in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, reports The Hindu.... Read more »

Police drove couple to suicide, say Dalit organisations

Feb 01 Dalit organisations on Thursday staged a dharna demanding action against the Ibramhimpatnam police for allegedly harassing a couple from Navuluru village in Mangalagiri mandal and ‘driving them to commit suicide’.... Read more »

Survivor of honour killing gives birth on wedding anniversary

Hyderabad, Jan 31 Amruthavarshini, a young upper caste woman whose husband was hacked to death in a shocking honour killing case last year, has given birth at an undisclosed location on her... Read more »

Kerala’s Congress leader Om George booked for sexually assaulting 17-year-old girl

Wayanad, Jan 30 A Congress leader from Kerala’s Wayanad, Om George, has been booked for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old tribal girl for nearly two years. The case was filed against the former... Read more »

Anganwadi centre locked up for Dalit cook

Kendrapara, Jan 30 An Anganwadi centre in the remote seaside village of Debendranarayanpur is locked up for the last three months, depriving as many as 60 children of mid-day meal and early education. ... Read more »

Over half of teenage sexual assault victims are SCs, STs

Hyderabad, Jan 25 A 15-year-old girl was lured into sexual intercourse by a man who promised to marry her. Upon the girl getting pregnant, the man refused to tie the knot, despite... Read more »

Man gets 10 years jail for impregnating Dalit minor in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Jan 25 A 23-year-old man was convicted under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and sentenced to 1o years imprisonment for raping a Dalit minor girl on the pretext... Read more »

Jagat Singh “If cops fail, I will go & burn houses of rapists”

Jan 25 Gangrape of a minor girl has been instigating politics at the Ramgarh assembly constituency in Alwar ahead of bypolls scheduled on January 28. Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Jagat Singh has... Read more »

Betrayed by lover, Dalit woman hangs self

Rajkot, Jan 23 A woman ended her life on Saturday after breaking up with her boyfriend, who had posed himself as a Dalit first, but later turned out to be a Muslim,... Read more »