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 »

Lenin Raghuvanshi: Dalit women are discriminated against even when they die. It’s a disgrace

Source:asianews.itDalit women are the most excluded in the world, subject to triple discrimination: caste, class and gender. For Dalit activist Lenin Raghuvanshi, this is a disgrace. The executive director of the Peoples’... Read more »

44 cow-related deaths: US-based rights body blames BJP rulers for violence, cover-ups

Feb 21, The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), in detailed report, “India: Vigilante ‘Cow Protection’ Groups Attack Minorities”, has blamed for BJP for increasingly using communal rhetoric since it came to... Read more »

SC to hear challenge to amendment to SC/ST law from March 26

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would commence hearing from March 26 on a batch of petitions challenging amendment to SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act that restored... Read more »

Tripura police charges three tribal leaders with sedition

The indigenous Borok people of Tripura and their human rights defenders have been targeted for their peaceful human rights work before. On October 2, 2008, a crude bomb was thrown over the... Read more »

Cattle trader shot dead in Bihar

Patna, Feb 15 (IANS) A cattle trader was shot dead and his money was looted by criminals in Bihar’s Samastipur district, police said on Friday. Police officer Amit Kumar said Mohd Mumtaz was... Read more »

Does the new India really want to get rid of atrocities based on casteism or just the reservation based on caste system? Recently, the Union cabinet approved of 10 percent reservation in Government jobs and education to the economically weaker section of the general category. Economically weaker section of Indian society refers to... Read more »

Adivasi, Dalit Villagers File Suit In Jharkhand High Court Against Land Acquisition For Adani Power Plant

Feb 13, Sixteen residents of four villages in Jharkhand’s eastern district of Godda moved the Jharkhand High Court on February 4, 2019 asking it to strike down the contentious acquisition of fertile... Read more »

Dalit Shoshan Mukti Manch holds convention  Dalit Shosan Mukti Manch organized a convention on theme ‘The Atrocities on Dalits in J&K State and in the country’ here.Threadbare discussions were held on the atrocities on the Dalits, against... Read more »

HC seeks details of trial in atrocities case

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday sought details of the trial by a special court that was hearing a case of atrocities against Dalits in Thamarakki village, Sivaganga... Read more »

Andhra man kills daughter for ‘honour’

Vijayawada, Feb 5 (IANS) In a shocking incident of honour killing, a man in Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district killed his daughter for being in love with a boy from another caste, police said.... Read more »

Probe launched into ‘murder’ of dalit youth

Source: The Times Of India Attingal, Feb 03 Attingal police have launched a high-level probe into the death of a dalit youth, who was allegedly thrashed to death. Attingal DSP P Anilkumar... Read more »

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 »