300 Dalit families convert to Buddhism in Hisar village

At least 300 Dalit families, who had been facing “social boycott” for over a year in Bhatla village of Hisar district, on Monday embraced Buddhism in the presence of religious preachers and... Read more »

Koregaon-Bhima riots: Judicial panel to begin hearing in September

A two-member judicial commission will hold its first hearing on the January 1 caste riots in Bhima-Koregaon in Maharashtra from September 5 to 7, an official said on Saturday. The hearings will... Read more »

No toilets, rains make it worse for Dalit families

Though rains have brought respite from heat for area residents, it has multiplied the problems of 25 Dalit families of Naraingarh village of the district.Having no toilets at homes, these families are... Read more »

Dalits in Jind embrace Buddhism

A day after a group of Dalits in Jind city reportedly converted to Buddhism claiming that their demands were not fulfilled despite protesting for the past 189 days, the state government has... Read more »

UP govt to name roads after Dalit, OBC leaders

n what appears as a desperate attempt to capture the vote bank of Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party ahead of the 2019 polls, the Uttar Pradesh government will soon name roads... Read more »

Congress to Modi: Why silent on lynchings, atrocities against Dalits?

On the eve of 72nd Independence Day, the Congress on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his silence on mob lynchings and rising atrocities against the Dalits and minorities. “Modiji, you... Read more »

Good News for Dalit, SC/ST, OBC candidates! Here is how civil services aspirants can earn Rs 1 lakh

In an effort to encourage Dalit, SC/ST and OBC students to take up civil services, the Bihar government led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced rewards for those who clear these... Read more »

Mayawati-led BSP and Dalit politics in Maharashtra

As they are trying to put together a coalition against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the coming elections, both the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are keen on getting... Read more »

Bhim Army to Take to Delhi Streets Over Burning of Constitution, Chandrashekhar’s 14-Month Imprisonment

The Bhim Army will take to the streets of New Delhi on Sunday to protest against the arrest of Dalit activists across the country, founder Chandrashekar Azad’s imprisonment and the burning of... Read more »

Wither Vanbandhu project? Celebrating tribal day in Gujarat would be a fraud in the name of development

By Paulomee Mistry* and Hemantkumar Shah** On November 9, on the International Tribal Day, the Gujarat government has decided to celebrate the event by spending crores of rupees, even as about 9... Read more »