No record of Govind Gopal Gaikwad’s samadhi in Gram Panchayat, says Vadhu Budruk sarpanch

Appearing before the Koregaon Bhima Inquiry Commission on Saturday, Sarpanch of Vadhu Budruk village, Rekha Shivale, said there was no record of the disputed Govind Gopal Gaikwad samadhi in the Gram Panchayat’s records, and... Read more »

Man opens Fire at Dalit Women For Drawing Water From a Pond in Bihar, One Dead

A Dalit woman died and two others from the community were critically injured when the Yadav strongmen of Khaira village under Akbarpur police station area of Nawada opened fire on them Wednesday... Read more »

Maharashtra CM under fire for ‘downsizing’ Babasaheb Ambedkar’s statue

The Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra is under fire from Dalit leaders for allegedly reducing the size of the statue of Babasaheb Ambedkar which is coming up in Central Mumbai. According to... Read more »

JD(U) holds Dalit meet to expand its support base

The JD(U) has stepped up organising its caste oriented meetings and conferences ahead of general election. The party in power for about 14 years in alliance with the BJP has once again... Read more »

Changes in SC/ST law: Centre alerts all states

Days after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced he will ensure that the newly amended Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act is “not misused” and that no... Read more »

Kolkata traffic police constable opens school for dalits in Purulia

A Kolkata police traffic constable Arup Mukherjee established a school-cum-hostel for dalit students for free in at Puncha block area of Purulia district. Arup started ‘Puncha Nabadisha Model School’ in 2011 with... Read more »

Dalit girl who broke barriers to become a wrestling national champion

Neetu was married off when she was just 13. At 14, she was a mother. A failed marriage, financial struggles and social discrimination, the dalit girl has grappled with harsh realities of... Read more »

Ragging of Dalit student at HL College: HC rejects bail plea of accused

A sessions court on Saturday rejected the bail applications of Mukesh Desai and Prahlad Thakor who are in jail in connection with the ragging of a Dalit student of HL College. The... Read more »

Will gods take centrestage in the 2019 polls in Uttar Pradesh? | Lord Vishnu- SP, Lord Ram – BJP, Lord Shiva-Congress

If you thought the 2019 Lok Sabha elections would be fought by politicians on issues concerning the common citizen, think again! For, the politically-crucial state of Uttar Pradesh, with a population of... Read more »

Dalit PSI not tortured by superiors: Gujarat police

State police officials, on Thursday, made clarifications about the case of missing police sub-inspector (PSI) Anil Parmar. There were allegations and rumours about Parmar, that he was tortured by his superiors because... Read more »