Rahul Gandhi slams Modi, Shah on atrocities against Dalits

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed BJP President Amit Shah on rising atrocities against the Dalits and said both he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi should break their slumber to check... Read more »

Congress President Rahul Gandhi accused the Modi government of being anti-Dalit

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the Modi government of being anti-Dalit. BJP President Amit Shah hit back saying the Congress must stop treating Dalits with a “patronising and condescending” attitude.... Read more »

Rahul Gandhi hits out at PM Narendra Modi over atrocities on Dalits

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday called for a larger public discourse on the ‘rising atrocities’ against Dalits. In a letter to Nitin Raut, the chairman of Congress’ Scheduled Caste department, he... Read more »

Dalit man shot dead by Gurjar youths, all accused held, say cops

Four Gurjar youths were arrested Thursday in connection with the death of a 60-year-old Dalit man at Bhakala village in Saharanpur district. Police said the incident took place on Wednesday evening when... Read more »

Dalit Atrocity | A Dalit man was allegedly beaten because he passed in front of Sarpanch’s house on a Motorbike.

Another Dalit atrocity has come to the fore in which a middle-aged man was allegedly beaten by the kin and aides of a village sarpanch when he was passing before the sarpanch’s... Read more »

Life worsens for India’s Dalits as vigilantism resurfaces

The upper-caste hegemony at the expense of impoverished or “second-class” social groups continues unabated in Hindu-majority India, with lynching still a danger for ethnic or lower-caste groups. In the latest case to... Read more »

Dalit farmer in Madhya Pradesh burnt alive over land dispute, four arrested

Police in Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh have arrested four men from the Yadav community for allegedly burning a 55-year-old Dalit farmer alive following a fight over a piece of land, a... Read more »

Dalit ‘atrocities’: Gujarat DGP asks officers to visit ‘sensitive’ villages

Against the backdrop of recent incidents of alleged atrocities on Dalits in various parts of Gujarat, state DGP Shivanand Jha today directed police officers to visit ‘sensitive’ villages to understand the ground... Read more »

Videographing atrocities against Dalits is a further attempt to suppress them

The recurring incidents of violence against Dalits reported from various parts of the country are a direct challenge thrown by arbiters of caste hegemony to the law of the land. Many of... Read more »

Atrocities on Dalits Have Increased After SC’s Ruling on SC/ST Act: BJP MP

Advocating “reservation in Supreme Court and High Courts”, BJP MP Udit Raj on Friday maintained that the atrocities on Dalits have increased after the apex court’s ruling on the SC/ST (Prevention of... Read more »