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Oct 14, 2017
The sound and fury of Anna Bhau Sathe's words: An icon of Maharashtra's Dalit literatureAnna Bhau Sathe's will always be a name that crops up whenever Dalit literature in Maharashtra is discussed
Oct 12, 2017
Narendra Modi says villages are poisoned with venom of casteism, calls for development of rural IndiaNarendra Modi on Wednesday deplored "destruction" of villages due to "venom of casteism" and said efforts should be made to help them rise above it
Oct 07, 2017
Congress always tried to divide India on basis of caste and religion, says VK SinghUnion Minister VK Singh said on Friday that the Congress had always worked to divide the nation on religious and caste lines.
Oct 04, 2017
Gujarat Dalit youth claim rise in attacks by upper caste men for sporting moustaches, attending garba eventsTwo days after a 21-year-old Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of upper caste men for attending a garba event in Gujarat's Anand district, a 17-year-old Dalit boy of Gandhinagar's Limbodara village was attacked for sporting a moustache.
Oct 03, 2017
Dalit lynched for attending Gujarat garba event: Community feels unsafe despite arrests, plans protestsAn atmosphere of fear hung over a colony of Dalits in Bhadraniya village after the killing of a young man from the community for attending a Navratri garba event.
Oct 02, 2017
'Dalits don't have right to watch garba': Man beaten to death in Gujarat for attending 'upper-caste' event; 8 bookedA 21-year-old Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of men belonging to the upper caste Patel community for attending a garba event in Gujarat's Anand district in the early hours Sunday, police said.
Aug 16, 2017
Swaraj at 70 Part 3: Alternative brand of politics has disappeared from India, says Piyush MishraFirstpost spoke to Piyush Mishra about the concerns of the youth in modern-day India, casteism and the meaning of Swaraj in Independent India.
Aug 15, 2017
In Independence Day address, Siddaramaiah terms imposition of language on a state 'unconstitutional'Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said "imposition" of any language on a state, which has its own official language, is unconstitutional.
Jul 15, 2017
Casteist remarks on social media now punishable: What fighting online hate speech in India entailsThe right to freedom of speech is not absolute and is subject to reasonable restrictions to prevent hate speech.
Jul 08, 2017
Mayawati says RSS using govt wealth, facilities to push agenda of casteism, communalismMayawati attacked BJP led governments at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh alleging that they were trying to hide their failures by resorting to 'gau raksha'