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Dec 15, 2016
Dalit Christians face discrimination and untouchability, admits Indian Catholic ChurchA policy document released by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) contained admissions of the Indian Catholic Church accepting for the first time in history that Dalit Christians face discrimination and untouchability
Sep 25, 2016
Ashes to ashes: Matang women sift through funeral pyres to earn their livelihood; it's killing themThe women of the Matang community — a sub-section of Dalits — earn their livelihoods by sifting through the ashes of the dead. If the smoke inhalation doesn't kill them, hunger will.
Jun 29, 2016
Pampore braveheart Vir Singh's funeral creates row: Nation hangs its head in shameVir Singh died for the country in the Pampore gunbattle, and we are told that some high-caste individuals in his village in UP raised objections to the use of a public space for the final rites.
Mar 15, 2016
Dalit man hacked to death for marrying Thevar girl in Tirupur: Family refuses to accept bodyThe father of the girl surrendered on Monday even as a video clip showing three persons attacking the dalit youth in Tirupur district, triggered outrage.
Jan 31, 2016
To Rohith Vemula, on his birthday: We know who killed you and GandhiYour death, like that of Jyoti Singh Pandey before you, has become a defining moment in the struggle for equality, ending caste-based discrimination.
Nov 12, 2015
Travancore's temple entry proclamation of 1936 for 'lower' castes: Why nobody questions egalitarianism in KeralaJust as the French revolution had its dark side, so does the social revolution in Kerala: the egalitarianism of this proclamation brought with it a reverse discrimination.
Sep 08, 2014
Once a Dalit, always a Dalit: Why reconversion is a big farceWhat remains unaddressed though is the government’s utter failure to check discrimination that drove Dalits to the other faiths.
Oct 21, 2013
Left out of Narendra Modi's 'inclusive' politics: Dalits in GujaratHowever, with Modi and the BJP identifying Muslim votes as his biggest hurdle, seem to have forgotten what being a favourite with Hindus doesn't warrant - support of the people placed low in the caste hierarchy in India.
Dec 16, 2012
EU Parl passes resolution against India caste discriminationThe European Parliament in Strasbourg passed a strongly worded resolution recently against caste discrimination in India, noting that inhuman practices like manual scavenging continue, despite laws banning the practice.