Social boycott’ of dalits in Haryana village: Submit fresh status report by Dec 6, Pb Hry HC tells Hisar DC

After submission of reports by two Court Commissioners on the alleged social boycott of Dalits in Bhatla village of Hisar district, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has now directed the Deputy... Read more »

Dalit family seeks nod for euthanasia(Mercy Killing) from President, PM for land allotment

A Dalit family of Delvada village in Gir Somnath has written to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding that they be allowed euthanasia as the state government “has failed to... Read more »

HP Congress to hold Dalit rally in Mandi soon: HPCC chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu

The Himachal Congress will soon hold a state-level rally in Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur’s hometown Mandi against the ruling BJP’s “anti-Dalit” policies, HPCC chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said Tuesday. Talking to... Read more »

Why the Arrest of Dalit Activists, ‘Urban Naxals’

by Ram Puniyani The violence in Bheema Koregaon is still reverberating. We recall that on January 1, 2018, thousands of Dalits returning from Bheema Koregaon were beaten up. In that context the... Read more »

UNA Dalit victims plead for security, Fear public prosecutor may quit

The Una Dalit atrocity case, that shook the collective conscience of the nation, now faces the risk of going into cold storage like thousands of other pending cases that are yet to... Read more »

Three held for objecting to appointment of a Dalit cook in school

Three people were arrested for allegedly objecting to the appointment of a Dalit woman as a cook in a government school in Salem district, months after another woman faced a similar opposition... Read more »

Bhim Sena will build masjid if SC’s judgment comes in favour of Babri Masjid

If Supreme Court judgment comes in favour of Babri Masjid, Bhim Sena members will themselves build masjid. Told Bhim Sena national president Rajender Maan Ji. He told this while addressing a Dalit... Read more »

Bhuj Dalit Teen Rape: Ashram that hushed incident had many lapses earlier

The Jeevan Prabhat Ashram, a child care-cum-orphanage in Gandhidham that hid the rape of a 16-year-old Dalit for almost a month, before cops got a wind of it, had been earlier pulled... Read more »

Thangadh Firing: 6 Years After Dalit Killings, Charges Yet to Be Framed

On September 22 and 23, 2012, three Dalit youth – Mehul Rathod, Pankaj Sumra and Prakash Parmar – were killed allegedly in police firing in Thangadh, Surendranagar district, Gujarat. Pankaj was 16... Read more »

After BSP minister’s exit, Karnataka CM meets Dalit leaders to discuss Justice Sadashiva panel report

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday met Dalit leaders over implementation of internal reservation for Scheduled Castes as recommended by the 2012 Justice Sadashiva Commission Report. “We will study the Justice... Read more »