Dalit convention in Bengaluru on February 25

Source: thehindu.comA forum of Dalit organisations – Dalit Sanghatanegala Okkoota – has organised a convention in Bengaluru on February 25 to put forward several demands including the effective implementation of reservation in... Read more »

Two arrested in Dalit woman assault case

Source:tribuneindia.comTwo persons have been arrested by the Bhoalth police after elderly Dalit woman Shindo and Satpal Singh, residents of Surkhan village, were attacked and casteist remarks were made against them on February... Read more »

With a Grand Alliance in the Making, Remembering Another From Decades Before

Source:thewire.inThe first general elections in independent India the Congress fought without Jawaharlal Nehru’s leadership, in 1967, led to the party’s defeat. The party faced a robust challenge from a set of outfits... Read more »

In India, beggars from Brahminical caste are “treated differently” from Dalits

Source:counterview.net By Sheshu Babu*“They are but beggars that can count their worth” — William Shakespeare in “Romeo and Juliet”Whenever poorly-clad, dirty and expectant people gathering along major road junctions, bus stands, temples,... Read more »

Why the Dalit vote is crucial in MP

Source:herdongazette.comIn closely fought elections, where every vote is expected to matter, Dalit votes could play a decisive role in 28-30 constituencies in the 230-member assembly. Sanjeeb Mukherjee and Ramveer Singh Gurjar report. IMAGE:... Read more »

Five states own 50% wealth in India, upper caste Hindus richest with 41% of total assets: Study

Source: financialexpress.comCaste continues to play a significant role in the educational and professional choices available to an individual, and the resultant income and assets in India, a new study has revealed. Only... Read more »

No relief for activists, SC sets aside Bombay HC order

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave no relief to five activists named in the Bhima Koregaon caste violence case and set aside a Bombay High Court order allowing... Read more »

‘Equality, empowerment needed for Dalit women’

There is hardly any change in human behaviour towards fellow humans even in 21st century, said B Rajasekhar, principal secretary of the Agriculture department while addressing 13th annual conference of Dalit Sthree... Read more »

Dalit Policeman’s Wedding Procession Attacked in Rajasthan

A Dalit policeman’s wedding procession or baraat was attacked, allegedly by upper caste Rajput men, on Saturday in Dugar village of Rajasthan. The police registered a case on Sunday. Some people have been detained... Read more »

Ramachandra Guha hails Principal for quitting after bar on Mevani

 (IANS) Noted historian Ramachandra Guha on Tuesday heaped praise on the Principal and Vice Principal of a reputed Ahmedabad college for resigning in protest against the denial of permission by the college trustees... Read more »