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Feb 14, 2018
How an organisation called Evidence is fighting against 'honour killings', by aiding victims in legal casesEvidence's Founding Executive Director Kathir @ Vincent Raj talks about the complexities of honour killing cases, and the strong hold that caste continues to have on the people of Tamil Nadu | #FirstCulture
Sep 06, 2017
Anitha suicide: Death of innocence busts NEET myth as the great leveller of India's medical educationIn quiet death, Anitha has left us with a deafening indictment of caste, education, and what it means to be a nation.
Sep 04, 2017
Anitha suicide: Compensating her kin a crude gesture, Tamil Nadu govt needs to throw students a lifelineAnitha's suicide is deeply disturbing. The needless death of this young, talented girl leaves one numb. It is obvious that the 17-year-old was pushed into taking this extreme step. A girl who aspired to save lives ended up choosing death.
Jul 04, 2017
Divisions within Indian diaspora as UK conducts public consultation into caste lawDespite stating that legislation should be brought in to stop discrimination on the ground of case seven years ago, the government has been reluctant to do so.
Jun 26, 2017
Watch: An inter-caste marriage widens caste rifts in Kerala villageThis discrimination has not surfaced suddenly. Dalit women, in particular, counted different forms of caste discriminations they face daily.
Jun 19, 2017
Kerala's Dalits continue to face discrimination despite state's advancement in social indicesThe attitude is still the same — 'They are Dalits. Anything goes.' Kerala, with all its advancement in social indices, is still a horror world for a dalit
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.