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14 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh: Dalit woman commits suicide after being sexually harassed

A Dalit woman committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house after allegedly being sexually harassed by two men at Raipur village in UP's Muzaffarnagar district.

Centre to Supreme Court: SC/ST Act verdict caused disharmony

On Thursday, PM Modi-led government told the Supreme Court that its recent judgment on the SC/ST Act "diluted" the law, causing "great damage" to the country.

Despite Bharat Bandh call, normal life cited in Uttar Pradesh

There has been no report of any untoward incident from anywhere in the Uttar Pradesh till around noon during the ongoing 'Bharat Bandh' on Tuesday, the official sources said.

07 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi
BJP MP discusses Dalit ill-treatment in a letter to PM

Yashwant Singh, BJP MP from Nagina, Uttar Pradesh, wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the government hasn't done anything for 30 crore Dalits of the nation.

07 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi
'Disrupt Modi's event, throw chairs,' says Dalit-leader Jignesh; FIR registered

A case has been registered against Dalit leader and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mewani for allegedly making provocative remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event in Chitradurga, Karnataka.

05 Apr 2018

Madhya Pradesh
MP: Raped minor carries foetus in bag to register complaint

In a shocking and inhumane incident, a 16-year-old Dalit minor took her foetus in a bag to register police complaint, in Satna, Madhya Pradesh.

04 Apr 2018

Bharat Bandh: Are political parties in overdrive about Dalit-votes?

On Monday, Dalits called a nationwide bandh protesting Supreme Court's March 20 judgment "diluting" the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

Violent protests against SC order on SC/ST Act hit Rajasthan

Nearly 30 people were detained as Dalit groups protesting against the Supreme Court order on the SC/ST Act blocked rail and road traffic and vandalized public property, including a train, in several parts of Rajasthan, disrupting normal life.

02 Apr 2018

Dalit protests: CBSE Class 10, 12 exams in Punjab postponed

The CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams scheduled for today in Punjab have been postponed due to 'Bharat Bandh' called by Dalit organizations.

30 Mar 2018

Haryana: Stones hurled at Anil Vij's car, minister escapes unhurt

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said two people hurled stones at his official car when he was leaving the secretariat building complex in Panipat on Friday, but he escaped unhurt.

09 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh: Dalit woman set ablaze; 2 arrested

A Dalit woman was injured after some people allegedly set her on fire in a bid to realize a loan from her in UP's Jajauli village. Cops have arrested two men in this regard.

07 Mar 2018

BR Ambedkar
Artificial Intelligence can help eliminate caste system, inequalities: Ambedkar followers

The supporters of BR Ambedkar have planned to celebrate the 127th birth-anniversary of Dalit leader at UN headquarters in New York next month with "Artificial Intelligence for Humanity" theme.

23 Feb 2018

Uttar Pradesh
18-year-old Dalit girl burnt to death in Unnao

An 18-year-old Dalit girl was set ablaze yesterday by unidentified men in UP's Unnao.

14 Feb 2018

Uttar Pradesh
Allahabad student murder: Main accused arrested after five days

The main accused in the brutal killing of a law student in Allahabad has been arrested five days after the murder.

11 Feb 2018

16-year-old Dalit girl allegedly gang-raped in moving car in Ludhiana

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted from her house and gang-raped in a moving car by four men she knew.

02 Feb 2018

Hyderabad: Girl humiliated for not paying school fees, kills self

A 14-year-old Dalit girl hanged herself to death at her Hyderabad house on Thursday evening after being punished and humiliated in school for not paying fees.

16 Jan 2018

Haryana doesn't deserve its women: Three rapes in six days

Two minors and one 22-year-old woman were brutally gang-raped in three separate incidents in Haryana between Friday and Sunday.

16 Jan 2018

Celebrity News
Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty summoned for "bhangi" comment

In a strange turn of events, a comment made in a harmless manner has landed Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty in serious trouble.

09 Jan 2018

Jignesh Mevani holds "Hunkar Rally" in Delhi despite no permission

After being elected Gujarat MLA, Jignesh Mevani has hit the ground running. His speech on the 200th anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon violence whipped up a furore, prompting an FIR. A Mumbai event where he was to address youngsters was cancelled.

05 Jan 2018

Mevani asks PM Modi to speak up about Dalit violence

Newly-elected Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani took up cudgels against PM Modi asking him to clarify his position on Dalit violence.

04 Jan 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: FIR filed against Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid

The Maratha-Dalit violence got Maharashtra to a stand-still. Its genesis was the Elgaar Parishad held at Shaniwarwada in Pune on December 31. Now, the police have cracked down on those who allegedly made "provocative speeches."

03 Jan 2018

After 2 days, Maharashtra bandh called off by Ambedkar's grandson

Today's Maharashtra bandh was called off at around 4:30pm by Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar.

03 Jan 2018

Maharashtra bandh: Security high, no dabba service, waiver by airlines

There is high security across Maharashtra in the wake of a statewide bandh called by Dalit protesters today.

02 Jan 2018

Maharashtra on the edge after Bhima Koregaon clashes kill one

After one person was killed in clashes at the anniversary celebrations of the 1818 Bhima Koregaon battle, anger spilled over across Maharashtra.

02 Jan 2018

Mumbai tense after Bhima Koregaon clashes, Section 144 imposed

Mumbai remained tense a day after clashes between Dalits and Marathas at Bhima Koregaon caused at least one death.

22 Dec 2017

Bollywood News
'Bhangi' comment lands Salman and Shilpa Shetty in trouble

A simple comment can land you in a major trouble; and if you are a superstar, you are expected to be extra-careful. But, Salman Khan seems to learn his lessons slow.

12 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu
Six get death sentence for brutal Tamil Nadu 'honor killing'

More than 1.5 years after murdering a Dalit youth in full public view, six persons in Tamil Nadu have been sentenced to death for the 'honor killing'.

06 Dec 2017

Centre's Rs. 2.5L incentive for marrying a Dalit

In 2013, the Centre launched a scheme to reward those marrying Dalits. However, only those with annual family income of less than Rs. 5L could seek a one-time incentive of Rs. 2.5L.

27 Nov 2017

Jignesh Mevani: Ex-journalist, lawyer, fire-brand Dalit leader to contest independently

For the upcoming Gujarat elections, Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani has declared that he will contest as an independent from Banaskantha district's Vadgam constituency.

15 Nov 2017

Narendra Modi
Gujarat Elections: How has caste emerged as a key factor?

To counter the Congress offensive in Gujarat, BJP has invited 200 backward class and Dalit leaders from across states to enhance its election campaign.

07 Oct 2017

Did the 'attack' that triggered Dalit 'moustache' protest actually happen?

In a fresh turn of events, it has emerged that an 'attack' on a 17-year-old boy in Gujarat earlier this week, one of several that led to a WhatsApp 'moustache' protest, was reportedly staged.

04 Oct 2017

Sanand's Dalits change their display picture to a moustache! Why?

Sanand's 300 Dalit men have found a novel way to protest against the multiple attacks on Dalits in Gujarat by changing their WhatsApp display picture to a moustache logo.

20 Jul 2017

Mayawati's resignation accepted by Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha has accepted the resignation of BSP supremo Mayawati, who quit two days ago alleging she wasn't allowed to talk about atrocities on Dalits.

18 Jul 2017

BSP's Mayawati resigns from Rajya Sabha: What does this mean?

On July 18, BSP chief Mayawati resigned from the Rajya Sabha after complaining of not being allowed to speak on atrocities allegedly committed on Dalits in UP.

21 Jun 2017

West Bengal
Presidential elections: Opposition is still alive and kicking

NDA's move to announce Dalit candidate Ram Nath Kovind as their candidate seems to be disintegrating the opposition, with those including Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, declaring his support for Kovind.

08 Jun 2017

Saharanpur clashes- Bhim Army head Chandrashekhar Azad, 'mastermind', arrested

Chandrashekhar Azad 'Ravan', head of the Dalit rights outfit Bhim Army, has been arrested from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh.

27 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath
Rahul Gandhi sets off for Saharanpur despite no permission

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi left for violence-hit Saharanpur despite being denied permission by authorities.

26 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath
Saharanpur riots- Rahul Gandhi denied permission to visit Saharanpur

Police have denied permission to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to visit Saharanpur, which is tense after recent communal clashes that killed at least two and injured several.

26 May 2017

Yogi Adityanath
Saharanpur violence: 400 anti-riot personnel sent by Center

The rapid caste violence spreading in Saharanpur from 5th May onwards has killed at least 2 people and left 29 injured.

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