25 Sep 2023Bihar
A Dalit woman in Bihar's Patna district was allegedly stripped, beaten, and urinated upon by a moneylender and his associates after she reported his unjust demands to the police, PTI reported.
28 Aug 2023Madhya Pradesh
A Dalit man was reportedly beaten to death by a mob and his mother was stripped in the Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh after they refused to withdraw a sexual harassment case filed by his sister in 2019.
20 Aug 2023Amazon Prime Video
Made in Heaven 2's team courted controversy when Coming Out as Dalit author Yashica Dutt blamed the makers recently for using her life's story in the fifth episode sans credit.
23 Jul 2023Madhya Pradesh
In another shocking development from Madhya Pradesh, a Dalit man's face and body were allegedly smeared with human excrement by another man belonging to a different caste in Chhatarpur district.
27 Mar 2023Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the Uttar Pradesh government's plea against the Allahabad High Court's direction to provide a job to the next of kin of the 19-year-old Dalit woman who was raped and killed in Hathras in September 2020.
08 Mar 2023Uttar Pradesh Police
Uttar Pradesh Police booked Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's personal assistant (PA) for allegedly misbehaving and threatening Bigg Boss 16 contestant Archana Gautam.
22 Feb 2023United States of America
In a historic move, Seattle on Tuesday became the first city in the United States to outlaw caste discrimination.
27 Nov 2022Uttar Pradesh
A teacher in the Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh allegedly used a power drill on the hand of a primary standard student on Thursday after he could not recite a number table, the police reportedly said.
26 Oct 2022Bahujan Samaj Party
A man belonging to a dominant caste along with five of his kin are accused of shooting dead his neighbor and parents, belonging to the Dalit community, on allegations of harassing his wife in Devran village of Damoh district, Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.
13 Sep 2022Tamil Nadu
A video of Tamil Nadu's ruling party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) MP A Raja has stirred up a hornet's nest.
18 Aug 2022Kerala
Kerala writer and social activist Civic Chandran has been in the news this week for two sexual harassment cases against him.
16 Aug 2022Rajasthan
Saddened by the demise of a nine-year-old Dalit boy in an alleged caste crime, Rajasthan MLA Pana Chand Meghwal sent his resignation to CM Ashok Gehlot on Monday.
14 Aug 2022Rajasthan
A nine-year-old Dalit student at a private school in the village of Surana, Rajasthan, reportedly died on Saturday, days after he was allegedly beaten by a teacher for touching a drinking waterpot meant for "upper caste" people.
06 Aug 2022Tamil Nadu
The Special Court for Exclusive Trial established under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention Act) recently sentenced 27 people to life in prison in connection with the brutal murder of three Dalits in Tamil Nadu's Sivagangai district in 2018.
05 Jul 2022Narendra Modi
At the recently concluded Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive conclave in Hyderabad, PM Narendra Modi made a special mention of Pasmanda Muslims and emphasized the need for their social empowerment.
23 Dec 2021Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a probe into land dealings in Ayodhya near the Ram temple
12 Aug 2021Delhi
The Delhi Police said the district authorities have sought protection for the parents of the Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and killed in southwest Delhi's Old Nangal area last week.
06 Aug 2021ZEE5
The impactful trailer of Sarthak Dasgupta's 200 Halla Ho is here.
22 Jun 2021Bareilly
A Dalit woman in Bareilly has alleged that a Muslim youth raped her after befriending her through social media, and accused his family of forced conversion for marriage, police said on Monday.
12 May 2021West Bengal Elections
The West Bengal government has asked the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) to postpone its visit to the state to inquire into alleged atrocities against Dalits during post-poll violence in the state, citing the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and protocols.
02 Apr 2021Uttar Pradesh
In a horrific incident, a 22-year-old Dalit man was allegedly held captive and tortured by four people, who also inserted an iron rod in his rectum, on suspicion that he was having an affair with a girl of their family in Lakhimpur Kheri District, police said on Friday.
06 Jan 2021Mayawati
Bollywood actor Richa Chadha's upcoming film Madam Chief Minister, which claims to follow the tale of an "untouchable who rises to the top," has come under fire after the poster of the political drama was released on Monday.
18 Dec 2020Hollywood
Sundance Festival 2020 is just around the corner.
13 Oct 2020Supreme Court Of India
The team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the Hathras gang-rape case, took the victim's brother with it on Tuesday for questioning, reports said.
07 Oct 2020Murder
A 16-year-old teen belonging to the Dalit community was allegedly killed by her father and elder brother for bringing "shame to the family" with her pregnancy, reports TOI.
02 Oct 2020Lucknow
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned senior officials of the Uttar Pradesh administration and high-ranked police officers in connection to the Hathras gang-rape incident and the hurried cremation of the 19-year-old Dalit victim.
01 Oct 2020Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Police detained former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and sister Priyanka on Thursday, just as they were on way to Hathras to meet the bereaved family of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was raped earlier this month and succumbed to serious injuries on Tuesday.
01 Oct 2020Uttar Pradesh
Just as the atrocities meted on the 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras shocked India, another rape was reported from the same state — Uttar Pradesh.
31 Aug 2020Indian Penal Code
A 20-year-old man was beaten using sticks, abused, and tonsured for allegedly stealing an iPhone from the house of film producer Nutan Naidu.
17 Jul 2020Madhya Pradesh
An inhumane incident reported from Guna in Madhya Pradesh has led to the suspension of six police officers, and the transfer of District Collector and Superintendent of Police.
20 Feb 2020Scheduled Castes
In a hair-raising incident, two Dalits, accused of stealing money from a two-wheeler showroom in Rajasthan, were tied and thrashed by a couple of men.
07 Feb 2020BBC
Months after the Supreme Court paved the way for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a trust in the Parliament for the temple's construction.
22 Aug 2019India
It's 2019 and caste discrimination is still alive and kicking in India. We were reminded of the same once again, after a discomforting case was reported from Tamil Nadu.
19 Aug 2019Rajasthan
The family of Harish Jatav, who was allegedly beaten to death by a mob in July, performed the last rites of his father on Sunday after the Rajasthan government gave assurance of a fair probe.
17 Aug 2019Andhra Pradesh
A disturbing incident has been reported from Andhra Pradesh. A minor Dalit girl and her 20-year-old cousin, named Sai Kiran, were allegedly thrashed by a village elder as they wanted to marry each other.
15 Jul 2019Muslims
A Dalit woman was molested, touched inappropriately, her kurta ripped off, and when her husband came to her rescue, he was brutally thrashed.
11 Jul 2019Uttar Pradesh
The daughter of a BJP leader from Uttar Pradesh has alleged her life is under threat from her own father, as she married a man belonging to lower caste.
16 May 2019Narendra Modi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the survivor of the horrific Alwar gang-rape and said justice will be done, adding action will be taken against culprits.
13 Feb 2019New York City
Art seeks to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable, giving voices to those who are silenced by societal structures of oppression.
18 Dec 2018Sexual Harassment
The #MeToo wave has now hit the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee.
08 Dec 2018Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath recently sparked a controversy by calling Lord Hanuman a Dalit, which was followed by a widespread debate.
06 Dec 2018Uttar Pradesh
BJP MP Savitribai Phule resigned from the party today, saying it is dividing society.
06 Dec 2018India
Upset with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), MP Savitribai Phule resigned from the party on Thursday.
12 Nov 2018Uttar Pradesh
Twenty-five Dalits converted to Buddhism in Shamli district (Muzaffarnagar) in a ceremony performed by Bodh Bhikshu Bhante Pergyashil.
06 Nov 2018Odisha
Congress MLA Krishna Chandra Sagaria today resigned as a member of the Odisha Assembly, protesting "injustice" meted out to an alleged gangrape victim of Kunduli, Koraput district (Odisha), who committed suicide earlier this year.
26 Oct 2018Narendra Modi
While speaking at a rally in Patna, independent MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani was caught abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi repeatedly on camera.
21 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
As the Sabarimala row in Kerala refuses to die down, Ayyappa devotees on Sunday prevented two Telugu-speaking women from climbing the holy hills.
01 Oct 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
'Inside Edge' recently got nominated for the International Emmy Awards. The cricket-themed Indian show that aired on Amazon will go up against Brazil's 'One Against All', Spain's 'Money Heist' and UK's 'Urban Myths'.
24 Sep 2018Uttar Pradesh
A 22-year-old Dalit woman had to leave college after being allegedly harassed by a man in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, police said today.
15 Sep 2018Maharashtra
The All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh (BBM) will forge an alliance for the Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly polls in 2019, party leaders announced.
13 Sep 2018Bihar
In a shocking incident, a Mahadalit in Kewatgama village of Madhepura district in Bihar buried his dead wife inside his house, as villagers denied land for the cremation.
09 Sep 2018Uttar Pradesh
A 20-year-old Dalit youth was beaten to death by unidentified persons at Budhana town in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh.
04 Sep 2018India
In a letter, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has directed media outlets to refrain from using the word "Dalit" henceforth.
02 Sep 2018Narendra Modi
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today said it was wrong to say that cases of atrocities against Dalits have increased under the Narendra Modi government.
11 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
The Ambedkar statue placed outside the district court in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, was 'purified' by Dalit lawyers on Friday after the BJP state general secretary Sunil Bansal garlanded it.
02 Aug 2018Gujarat
Members of Dalit and Rajput communities clashed in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, after Karadia Rajputs, an OBC group, allegedly objected to a Dalit youth wearing shorts and sporting a mustache.
01 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
Right before the 2019 elections and a week ahead of planned Dalit protests, the Union Cabinet has introduced a bill in parliament restoring the original provisions of the SC/ST Act.
16 Jul 2018Uttar Pradesh
On Sunday, upper caste families of Nizampur village of Kasganj district of Uttar Pradesh chose to either stay indoors or leave the village. The reason? The presence of heavy police in the locality.
09 Jul 2018India
A woman cook was today removed from a government school in Rajasthan's Udaipur district after she allegedly threw away the midday-meal touched by a lower caste girl student.
07 Jul 2018India
In yet another barbaric incident of primitive, caste-based violence in India, a Dalit man from Madhya Pradesh was tied to a petrol pump and whipped 100 times with a belt for asking for a salary hike.
27 Jun 2018Sexual Harassment
A 21-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly sexually harassed and her mother was attacked by a youth for opposing him at Bhokaheri village in Muzaffarnagar, police said today.
25 Jun 2018Madhya Pradesh
A 30-year-old Dalit man was allegedly beaten up for riding a motorcycle past the house of a sarpanch in Dharampur village in Tikamgarh (MP), the police said.
20 Jun 2018X
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has been served with showcause notice by Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) for sharing the video of Dalit teens being beaten in Maharashtra village a few days ago.
17 Jun 2018Bihar
A musical band formed by Dalit women is breaking social stereotypes in a tiny hamlet on the outskirts of Patna.
15 Jun 2018Maharashtra
In a horrific incident, two Dalit boys were beaten by upper caste men in Vakadi village of Maharashtra's Jalgaon district for swimming in a well.
06 Jun 2018Maharashtra
Police in Maharashtra have arrested four prominent Dalit activists along with a Nagpur University teacher with "Maoist links" for their role in the Bhima Koregaon riots of January.
03 Jun 2018India
The 2016 Una uprising lit a fire in India's Dalit community that shows no signs of stopping. After the viral moustache social media campaign, it is now about the name 'Sinh.'
21 May 2018Gujarat
An incident reported from Rajkot, Gujarat proves we are gradually taking scary steps towards an inhumane society.
06 May 2018Karnataka
Accusing the Congress of distorting history as part of a conspiracy to divide society, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday flayed the Siddaramaiah government in the southern state of Karnataka for celebrating the "Jayantis of Sultans" for the sake of "vote bank politics".
04 May 2018Mohan Bhagwat
RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat advised BJP leaders to stop doing 'drama' of eating meals at Dalits' homes, and instead invite them to their houses, reported TOI.
04 May 2018Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court (SC) has again refused to stay its ruling on the SC/ST Act, which, according to the Center, violated the powers of the legislature as guaranteed by the Constitution.
02 May 2018Yogi Adityanath
Rajnish Kumar, a Dalit man from Aligarh, alleged that a BJP minister barged into his house, uninvited, with his own food, mineral water and cutlery.
01 May 2018Uttar Pradesh
In a shocking incident, a Dalit from Badaun district, Uttar Pradesh, alleged he was forced to drink urine by upper caste men after he refused to harvest their fields.
30 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Adding to the list of controversial statements made by BJP leaders recently, Gujarat speaker Rajendra Trivedi said Dalit icon BR Ambedkar was a Brahmin.
24 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
As part of BJP's 'Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan', which was launched by PM Narendra Modi on Ambedkar Jayanti, UP CM Yogi Adityanath will dine at a Dalit's house in village Kadhai Madhupur under Patti assembly segment of Pratapgarh, reports HT.
22 Apr 2018India
In a major attack on India's deep-rooted caste system, the head priest of Hyderabad's Chilkur Balaji recently carried a Dalit man on his shoulder into the revered temple's inner sanctum.
14 Apr 2018Bihar
In a move to commemorate Ambedkar Jayanti, the Bihar government, following in the footsteps of the UP government, has decided to introduce Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's middle name, 'Ramji', in government and court records.