Protesters bang drum for Christian Dalits’ rights

Dec. 6 Beating their drums, some 200 socially poor Dalit people marched through the streets of Indian capital New Delhi on Dec. 4 in a novel form of protest to demand that... Read more »

‘Dalits feel Hindu Rashtra means caste system again’

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, the Scheduled Caste face of NDA government, feels that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is committed to the upliftment of the Scheduled castes but “perception in the mind... Read more »

We Received No Land, Dues: Una Victim Refutes Gujarat Govt’s Claim

The Dalit victims of the 2016 Una flogging incident in Gujarat have sought permission from President Ram Nath Kovind to end their lives, claiming that the BJP government in the state have... Read more »

MUMBAI: Police officer boasts of arresting Dalit activists, transferred after video goes viral

By Abhijit Mulye MUMBAI: A woman IPS officer, who was seen boasting about false cases filed against Dalit activists in a video clip that went viral over social media, was transferred on... Read more »

Hanuman as a Dalit – the Right’s Latest Ingenious Caste Game

In March, the ministry of social justice and empowerment directed state governments to “refrain from using the word Dalit” since the constitution only mentions “Schedule Castes”. Subsequently, in its order on August 7... Read more »

Gujarat: Over 2,000 Dalits Take Out ‘Save the Constitution’ Rally in Ahmedabad

Organized by Rashtirya Dalit Adhikar Manch, over 2000 dalits took out a ‘Samvindhan Bachao Yatra (Save the Constitution Rally)’ in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, on November 25, Sunday. Starting from Chadkheda, the rally covered... Read more »

Dalit anger over April 2 violence may cast shadow on BJP prospects in Gwalior

It is past 11 am and 22 men wait in the shade of trees. They are the unemployed, who gather near a temple at Kumharpara in Gwalior’s Thatipur every day at 6... Read more »

Dalits to VHP: Appoint one Ram temple priest from community

Members of the Dalit community of Danilimda area of Ahmedabad city recently urged the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to pass a resolution to appoint at least one Dalit on the panel of... Read more »

Scramble for Dalit votes in UP: BJP rolls out red carpet for sub-castes

hile the Bharatiya Janata Party is battling with Congress and the Bahujan Samaj Party for Dalit votes in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh, the party is already in election mode in the... Read more »

IIT Kanpur Case Tip of the Iceberg: Dalits Missing from Campus in Absence Support System

Four professors of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) were booked, for allegedly harassing a Dalit colleague, under the IT Act and SC ST Prevention of Atrocities Act on Sunday. The... Read more »