Serious irregularities alleged in distribution of land to Dalits

A section of Dalits of Attukulam near Melur have alleged irregularities in the allocation of 9.25 acres of land acquired in the village by Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare (ADTW) department in... Read more »

Life-size sculptures to honour Dalit struggles

25 statues will document the history of confrontation against caste oppression in Tamil Nadu In the small village of Vanjinagaram near Melur in Tamil Nadu, stands a sculpture of a man called... Read more »

Congress Achieved Electoral Success Through Deceit, Dismisses his Lord Hanuman ‘Dalit Caste’ comment: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday alleged that Congress achieved electoral success through deceit. Addressing the media during his Patna’s Mahavir temple, Adityanath said, “The Congress’ lies will start unravelling... Read more »

Son of Dalit Panthers’ chief held for kidnapping and human trafficking

Pune, Dec. 11 Following an instance of kidnapping and immoral trafficking case, the Vimantal police have arrested the son of the state president of the Dalit Panthers party. The action followed after... Read more »

Dalit youth arrested for ‘disrespectfully’ dragging Ambedkar’s statue

Shahjahanpur, Dec. 09 The younger brother of Bijoria village head was arrested and booked by Lakhimpur Kheri police for allegedly dragging a statue of Bhimrao Ambedkar in “disrespectful” manner after tying it... Read more »

Dalit man “made Nizampur’s Dalits hold their head up with pride”

Hathras/Kasganj, Dec. 09  In a two-room house in the village of Basai in Hathras district, not far from the border with Kasganj, Sanjay Jatav and his wife Sheetal contemplate six months of... Read more »

Dalit teen arrested in MP for sending an allegedly ‘derogatory’ Lord Hanuman photo

Madhya Pradesh, Dec. 09 A Dalit teenager in Madhya Pradesh’s Bundelkhand region was arrested on Saturday for posting an allegedly derogatory photo of Lord Hanuman on his WhatsApp account. According to police,... Read more »

‘Hanuman dham’ security upped after activist attempt to take temples

Muzaffarnagar, Dec. 08 Security has been reinforced at the ‘Hanuman dham’ in Shukratal here as Bhim Army activists may attempt to take it over, police said on Saturday. The move comes days... Read more »

On equality before God, Dalits have progressed more than women: Ramachandra Guha

Panaji, Dec 6  When it comes to equality before God and in society, Dalits in India have made more progress than women, historian Ramachandra Guha said on Thursday, while speaking at the... Read more »

Savitri Phule quits BJP, says party dividing society

Lucknow, Dec. 06 In a jolt to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh, Lok Sabha member Savitri Phule resigned from the party on Thursday accusing it of trying to divide... Read more »