22 Feb 2020
Rajasthan: Youth beaten, iron rod inserted in private parts
In what gives another proof that law and order have been taken for a ride in Congress-governed Rajasthan, a youth was beaten and sodomized with an iron rod on allegations of theft.
20 Feb 2020
Accused of theft, Dalits thrashed; petrol poured in private parts
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.
22 Aug 2019
Dalits forced to "drop" dead-bodies after denied access to crematorium
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.
15 Jul 2019
Amethi: Muslims attack Dalit-woman, thrash husband for 'running' coaching center
A Dalit woman was molested, touched inappropriately, her kurta ripped off, and when her husband came to her rescue, he was brutally thrashed.
30 Jan 2019
SC refuses to stay SC/ST Act amendments again
For the second time in seven days, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, refused to stay amendments to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, that rules out all provisions for anticipatory bail for the accused.
30 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies
2018 wasn't devoid of political action. As it nears an end, dynamics in Indian politics have changed.
12 Nov 2018
Muzaffarnagar: 25 Dalits convert to Buddhism alleging discrimination
Twenty-five Dalits converted to Buddhism in Shamli district (Muzaffarnagar) in a ceremony performed by Bodh Bhikshu Bhante Pergyashil.
03 Jun 2018
Dalits are adding 'Sinh' to their names to reclaim dignity
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.'
10 May 2018
My mother's more Indian than many others: RaGa attacks Modi
Congress party president Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday Prime Minister Narendra Modi saw a "threat" in him and the latter's attack on him over his Prime Ministerial ambition was only aimed at "distracting attention".
02 May 2018
Uninvited, BJP minister barges into a Dalit man's house
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.
12 Apr 2018
In Uttar Pradesh, Ambedkar statue gets police protection
Following incidents of vandalising, a statue of BR Ambedkar was put inside an iron cage in Badaun, Uttar 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.
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.