Justice AK Goel, Who Ruled On Dalit Atrocities Law, Retires From Top Court

Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, who was the first person from Haryana to become a Supreme Court judge and took up various contentious social and religious issues such as triple talaq, abuse of... Read more »

With unity on mind, Dalits to organise convention this week in south Gujarat

Dalits of south Gujarat will hold a convention at Bilimora in south Gujarat on Sunday to unite the community, which they say is very fragmented. According to Dalit leaders, the lack of... Read more »

Uttar Pradesh SC/ST panel sends quota notice to AMU

The Uttar Pradesh SC/ST Commission on Wednesday asked Aligarh Muslim University to explain why it was not following the quota system despite not enjoying “minority” status. This came more than a week... Read more »

Dalit Students From Maharashtra Top Foreign Universities Scholarships

Maharashtra dominates the government scholarships given to Dalit students to pursue higher studies in foreign universities, with data of recent years showing that the state is head and shoulders above the rest.... Read more »

Dalit, Left parties demand more teeth to SC/ST Act

Cadres and leaders of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Adi Tamilar Peravai, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi, Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam, Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam and a few other parties staged a protest at... Read more »

Dalit chamber of commerce signs MoU with EDII to incubate Dalit enterprise

The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), in a first, has signed an MoU with the Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (DICCI) to help develop entrepreneurial skills among youth from... Read more »

100 units free power to Dalit homes: Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu

Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday promised to give free domestic power to Dalits up to 100 units. Addressing a meeting of the Dalits under TDP’s Dalita Tejam programme, Naidu said... Read more »

Panchayat forces Dalit to lick spit because his son married a girl from a different faith

 44-year-old Dalit man, a resident of Sonda Habibpur village in Bulandshahr, was allegedly forced to lick his own spit in public because his son married a girl from a different faith. The... Read more »

Bankers discriminating against Dalit farmers, says Andhra Pradesh govt whip

Expressing deep anguish over bankers discriminating against Dalit farmers, state government whip Dokka Manikya Vara Prasad has demanded that bankers should liberally grant loans to the Dalit tenant farmers. He urged the... Read more »

Dalit shot dead over dance at wedding in Bihar

A Dalit youth was shot dead in a Bihar village during a clash over dancing at a wedding, following which half a dozen vehicles were damaged by protesting villagers, police said on... Read more »