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Ashes to ashes: Matang women sift through funeral pyres to earn their livelihood; it's killing them

Updated : Sep 25, 2016

By : Parth MN

Category : Life

Ashes to ashes: Matang women sift through funeral pyres to earn their livelihood; it's killing them

The 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. #Dalits #Caste discrimination #Caste in India #FWeekend #Matang #Matang women #graveyard workers #matang community #graveyard rituals
Pampore braveheart Vir Singh's funeral creates row: Nation hangs its head in shame

Updated : Jun 29, 2016

By : Bikram Vohra

Category : India

Pampore braveheart Vir Singh's funeral creates row: Nation hangs its head in shame

Vir 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. #ThatsJustWrong #Terrorism #Jammu and Kashmir #Vijay Singh #Caste #CRPF #Caste discrimination #Pampore #Vir Singh
Dalit man hacked to death for marrying Thevar girl in Tirupur: Family refuses to accept body

Updated : Mar 15, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Dalit man hacked to death for marrying Thevar girl in Tirupur: Family refuses to accept body

The father of the girl surrendered on Monday even as a video clip showing three persons attacking the dalit youth in Tirupur district, triggered outrage. #ThatsJustWrong #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Honour killing #Dalit #Inter-caste marriage #Tirupur #Caste discrimination #Thevar #Kausalya
To Rohith Vemula, on his birthday: We know who killed you and Gandhi

Updated : Jan 31, 2016

By : Sandipan Sharma

Category : India

To Rohith Vemula, on his birthday: We know who killed you and Gandhi

Your death, like that of Jyoti Singh Pandey before you, has become a defining moment in the struggle for equality, ending caste-based discrimination. #rural india #InMyOpinion #Smriti Irani #Dalits #Caste discrimination #University Of Hyderabad #Jyoti Singh Pandey #Rohith Vemula #Sukhadeo Thorat Committee
Travancore's temple entry proclamation of 1936 for 'lower' castes:  Why nobody questions egalitarianism in Kerala

Updated : Nov 12, 2015

By : Rajeev Srinivasan

Category : India

Travancore's temple entry proclamation of 1936 for 'lower' castes: Why nobody questions egalitarianism in Kerala

Just 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. #Kerala #ConnectTheDots #Dalits #Travancore #Christianity in India #Caste discrimination #untouchability #Tipu Sultan #Swami Vivekanand
Left out of Narendra Modi's 'inclusive' politics: Dalits in Gujarat

Updated : Oct 21, 2013

By : FP Politics

Category : Politics

Left out of Narendra Modi's 'inclusive' politics: Dalits in Gujarat

However, 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. #India #Gujarat #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Dalits #Saurashtra #Caste discrimination #Narendra Modi's politics #Manual scavengers
EU Parl passes resolution against India caste discrimination

Updated : Dec 16, 2012

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

EU Parl passes resolution against India caste discrimination

The 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. #India #NewsTracker #European Parliament #International Dalit Solidarity Network #Caste discrimination