‘We do not touch them’: Shocking caste discrimination in Karnataka district, finds new study

In March 2017, when members of the Madiga community of Haranagiri village in Karnataka demanded that they be allowed to enter barber shops and pay to get a haircut, the owners of... Read more »

Molested on bus, 7 Dalit girls fear recurrence

By Josh Clayton Rajkot, Jan 18  Seven college-going Dalit girls in Kutch’s Mandvi taluka, who were molested and harassed by a group of upper caste youths aboard a moving GSRTC bus. The girls... Read more »

Vow to fight Hindu communal forces: Radhika Vemula on Rohith’s death anniversary

Donning white T-shirts with the faces of Rohith Vemula and Dr BR Ambedkar imprinted on it, raising slogans of ‘Jai Bhim’ and ‘Neel Salaam’ scores of students welcomed Radhika Vemula to University... Read more »

CBI files closure report in Faridabad Dalit children killing

Chandigarh, Jan 17 More than three years after two Dalit children were burnt to death at Sunpedh village in Haryana’s Faridabad district, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed a... Read more »

‘Remove Appa Rao as UoH VC for pulling down Velivada’, activists demand in Hyd meet

Students from the University of Hyderabad (UoH) along with several activists and organisations on Monday held a round table meeting over the Velivada on campus being pulled down and demanded that Vice-Chancellor... Read more »

HCU Students Strike Back: Our Velivada Shall Stand To Challenge Your Brahmanism

‘Velivada’ in Telugu mean “Dalit ghetto”, which exists in the margins of the villages, as the entry of Dalits into the mainstream or the ‘Brahminical agraharas’ were prohibited. On 4th January 2016, when... Read more »

SC COMMISSION SUMMONS REPORT FROM SSP ROOPNAGAR ON DALIT GIRL’S PLAINT

Taking strong exception of the allegations of dalit girl of sexual harassment against the professors, the Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission today summoned report from Senior Superintendent of Police, Roopnagar. In a... Read more »

Constable frames Dalit brothers under rape charges to get his kin acquitted in Rae Bareli

Two Dalit brothers, accused of gang rape and languishing in Rae Bareli district jail for the past 18 days, were released on Wednesday after charges against them were found to be false.... Read more »

Undoing injustice against Dalits requires upper caste support

Even as Dalit politics takes centrestage in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections and the Dalit vote portends to be a key determinant of who forms the next government, India’s... Read more »

Dalit street residents thrashed, houses torched

Miscreants went berserk and thrashed weaker section people in a Dalit colony before setting their houses ablaze at Lausena under Jemadeipurpatna panchayat in the district as they had allegedly attended a public... Read more »