5 dalit families adopt Buddhism, say were tired of prevailing untouchability practices

Fresh instances of religious conversion have surfaced again to the fore in Western Uttar Pradesh. In separate incidents of religious conversion, five different Dalit families have converted to Buddhism to escape the... Read more »

Dalit women to march across seven Haryana districts against caste violence

To create awareness about rising atrocities against Dalit women, All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM), a Dalit women’s organisation, is planning to carry out marches across seven districts in Haryana. “The... Read more »

Path to development of Dalit women | Fight for the cause of Dalit women

Evidence, a Madurai-based non-governmental organisation organised a one-day interactive session on ‘Path to development of Dalit women’ at Tamil Nadu Theological Seminary here on Saturday. Dalit thinkers and activists addressed the gathering,... Read more »

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 »