Sanjay Nirupam alleges Fadnavis govt is discriminating against Dalits in Mumbai

State Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam has written a terse letter to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis demanding the CM to intervene and end the inhuman treatment being meted out to the residents of... Read more »

Accused of theft, Dalit boy allegedly tied to a tree, half-stripped, thrashed and given shocks

A 17-year-old Dalit boy of Thandewala village was allegedly tied to a tree, half-stripped, thrashed and given shocks by some farmers over suspicion that he stole two bottles of soft drink, a... Read more »

MSCPCR issued notices to Rahul Gandhi and Twitter for allegedly uploading videos of the three Dalit boys

The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) on tuesday issued notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Twitter Communications Pvt. Ltd. for allegedly uploading videos of the three Dalit... Read more »

KVVPS demands action against accused in dalits killing case

 Leaders of Kula Vivaksha Vyatireka Porata Sangham (KVVPS) on Monday demanded action against accused in the killings of dalits in the state. They also demanded to file a case on accused with... Read more »

Double dilemma of the Dalit Sikhs of Shillong: the Dalit Punjabi Sikhs of Shillong have nowhere to go, say historians and sociologists

Precarious peace, with night curfew and high alert still persisting, has been restored in Shillong, the capital of the northeastern hill state of Meghalaya, but clouds have not yet lifted from Punjabi... Read more »

DICCI chairman calls for upliftment of dalits

Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DICCI) president Narra Ravi Kumar on Sunday called for upliftment of people belonging to lower castes and underprivileged to end discrimination in the society. He... Read more »

Punjab to challenge HC order quashing quota in promotion to SCs in apex court

The recent judgment of the Supreme Court allowing the Centre to resume quotas in promotions for the Scheduled Caste (SCs) employees has forced the Punjab government to change its stance on the... Read more »

Jalgaon Dalit Boys Narrate Tale of Horror, Say They Were Stripped And Whipped

Two minor Dalit boys were stripped naked, beaten up and paraded in a village in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon for swimming in a village well on June 14. Since then, life seems to have... Read more »

Maharashtra atrocity on 3 Dalit boys: Rahul blames RSS/BJP

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday blamed the RSS and Bharatiya Janata Party’ politics after three Dalit boys were paraded nude and assaulted for swimming in a village well in Wakadi village.... Read more »

Anti-Dalit stir in Maharashtra worries BJP ahead of 2019 elections

Fast-tracking the work on a mega Ambedkar memorial and 100% subsidy to buy farmland for poor and landless scheduled caste labourers — these are among programme that the BJP government in Maharashtra... Read more »