Sakshi Misra posts complaint on Yogi’s portal

Aug 20 (IANS) Sakshi Misra, the daughter of BJP MLA Rajesh Misra whose marriage to a Dalit man made headlines last month, has now come out in support of her father, her family... Read more »

‘BJP, RSS want to end reservations in garb of discussion’

Aug 19 (IANS) The Congress on Monday hit out at the ruling BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), accusing them of being anti-Dalit and anti-backward and said they want to end reservations... Read more »

‘Anti Dalit-Backward Face’ of RSS-BJP Exposed: Congress Attacks Govt Over Bhagwat’s Reservation Remarks

Credits: www.news18.comThe Congress on Monday cited RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’sremarks on reservation to allege that the “anti Dalit-backward face” of the RSS-BJP has been exposed. The attack by the opposition party came... Read more »

This Is not the Democracy India Fought for, Indian Diaspora in UK Holds Huge Demonstration

Credits: www.newsclick.inOn August 18, the South Asia Solidarity Group (SASG) along with seven other organisations representing the dalit community in United Kingdom organised a protest demonstration titled ‘This is not the democracy... Read more »

Dalit Youth Brutally Beaten Up In Uttar Pradesh For Saying ‘Chowkidar’ Amid ‘Har Har Modi’ Chants

Credits: newscentral24x7.comIn a shocking incident, a Dalit boy was brutally beaten up and severely injured at Sadar Kotwali area in Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh for using the word “chowkidar”. The attackers reportedly even went to... Read more »

Crying shame: An India where a crime is committed against a Dalit every 15 minutes

Credits: newindianexpress.comEven 68 years since the caste system was outlawed in India, a crime is committed on a Dalit every 15 minutes. Every day six Dalit women are raped. The NCRB figures... Read more »

Pehlu Khan case: BSP MLAs in Rajasthan differ with Mayawati

Aug 17 (IANS) While BSP supremo Mayawati has slammed the acquittal of all six accused in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, BSP MLAs in Rajasthan have come out in support of it. Six... Read more »

Minor girl thrashed by village elder for elopement

 Aug 17 (IANS) In a horrific incident, a minor Dalit girl was mercilessly beaten up by a village elder in public for eloping with a youth in Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district. The incident... Read more »

IB Officer Alleges Caste Discrimination; Faces Criminal Charges, Suspension

Credits: is the price a Dalit man has to pay for fighting alleged caste discrimination from his seniors in government service? A series of departmental inquiries, criminal charges and, ultimately, suspension.... Read more »

Kevin murder: As court seeks clarity on ‘honour killing’, his family’s wait continues

Credits: thenewsminute.comAt the end of a water-logged lane is a narrow path that leads to Joseph’s house in Nattassery, Kottayam. He stands there, telling media persons that he has nothing to say.... Read more »

Telangana Congress, TDP leaders drift to the BJP post Article-370 ‘wave’

Credits: www.hindustantimes.comIn an all out move to repeat its impressive Lok Sabha performance in Telangana in the upcoming municipal elections, the Bharatiya Janta Party is wooing potential leaders from other parties, in... Read more »

A Dalit movement for land rights is sweeping across southern Punjab

Credits:“Our struggle is not just about money,” said Paramjit Kaur, standing at the door of her kitchen in Sangrur, Punjab, rolling a dough ball to make chapatis. “Now, our daughters can... Read more »

Punjab Dalits protest against ‘demolition’ of centuries-old Ravidas temple

Credits: indianexpress.comAmid reports that a centuries-old temple dedicated to Guru Ravidas has been by the authorities on the direction of the Supreme Court at Tughlakabad in New Delhi Saturday, members of Ravidasia... Read more »

The famous Indian Quartet: When Spin was King

IANS: Indian cricket today boasts of having one of the best pace bowling attacks in the world. Many moons ago, India was known for its spin bowling. The brilliance of Kapil Dev,... Read more »

22 dalit families ostracised in Tirtol

Twenty-two Dalit families of Repurpatana village under Tirtol police limits are living in constant fear after the upper castes allegedly ostracised them by barring them from shops, temples and even farmlands. The... Read more »

Revocation of ‘Article 370’ a historic decision: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his government has taken a historic decision on Jammu and Kashmir by revoking Article 370. The dreams of everybody from Sardar Vallabhai Patel to BR... Read more »

Liquor trader, 23 others get life-term for dalit murder in Punjab

Aug 8 (IANS) Twenty-four people, including liquor trader Shiv Lal Doda, were sentenced to life in jail by a trial court in Punjab on Thursday in the Bhim Sain Tank murder case. Limbs... Read more »

J&K: BSP’s support to BJP leaves Dalits, Muslims uneasy

Aug 7 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party’s support to the BJP on the revoking of Article 370, has led to rumblings of dissent among Dalits who cannot understand its political posturing. Senior Dalit leader... Read more »

Yogi enrolls 5 e-rickshaw pullers as BJP members

Aug 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday enrolled five e-rickshaw pullers as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members. E-rickshaw pullers Vishal Tiwari, Rashid Alam, Hariram Yadav, Guddu Chaurasia and Vinod... Read more »

Article 35A discriminated against women, Dalits: Government

 Aug 5 (IANS) Schedule Castes Valmikis from Punjab, West Pakistan refugees, Gorkhas and women living in Jammu and Kashmir for the past six decades were suffering as they were not treated as residents... Read more »