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Dec 13, 2017
'Honour killing' case of Dalit youth V Shankar in Tamil Nadu: 6 death sentences at one go is monumental move by judiciaryBut this is not the first high profile instance of honour killing in the state of Tamil Nadu. The murder of engineer V Gokulraj in Namakkal in western Tamil Nadu hit the headlines in late June 2015.
Dec 10, 2017
Gujarat poll: BJP will retain power despite aggressive campaign by Congress, says Ramdas AthawaleRamdas Athawale said that the BJP would retain power in Gujarat despite the aggressive campaign of the opposition Congress
Dec 10, 2017
Arvind Kejriwal launches coaching scheme for SC, ST students preparing for competitive examsArvind Kejriwal on Saturday launched a scheme under which free entrance coaching will be provided for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) students preparing for civil services
Dec 08, 2017
Gujarat Elections: Tired of Congress and BJP, Dalits seek to shift narrative to development, rise above caste politicsThe Gujarat Assembly Election is likely to see Dalits rising above caste politics and vote for development as the community realises the need for political empowerment and not just political representation
Dec 08, 2017
SC asks Parsi community to relook laws ostracising women who marry outside their faithThe Supreme Court said the law does not sanction the concept of a woman's religion getting merged with her husband's faith after an inter-religion marriage, while dealing a legal question whether a Parsi woman loses her religious identity if she marries a man from a different religion
Dec 07, 2017
Madras HC directs Centre to ensure scheme to reduce dropout rates among SC, ST girls reaches all beneficiariesThe Madras High Court directed the Centre to ensure that an incentive scheme, that's aimed at reducing the dropout rate among girl students of SC and ST communities after Class VIII, reaches all the beneficiaries of Tamil Nadu
Dec 06, 2017
Centre offers Rs 2.5 lakh to every inter-caste marriage involving Dalit partner; removes income ceiling from 2013 lawThe Centre, in a bid to promote inter-caste marriage and the social upliftment of Dalits, has ruled that all inter-caste couples where one partner is a Dalit will stand to earn Rs 2.5 lakh upon getting married
Dec 04, 2017
AAP distances itself from Kumar Vishwas' remarks on reservations; says they are his individual opinionThe Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday raised the issue of Dalit struggles in the country and expressed displeasure so as to clarify that Kumar Vishwas' views against caste-based reservation were personal and should not be taken as the party's stand.
Dec 03, 2017
Brinda Karat attacks NIA probe into Hadiya case, says agency out on 'fishing expedition' in KeralaCPM leader Brinda Karat has accused NIA of being out on a "fishing expedition" in Kerala and interrogating couples in inter-caste or inter-community marriages
Dec 01, 2017
Salman Khan on Padmavati row: No one gains from a controversy around a film, it only leads to lossSalman Khan maintained a diplomatic stand on the Padmavati controversy and said, 'I don't think it's fair to hurt anyone's sentiments or to comment on a film without seeing it first.'