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Jun 21, 2017
Replace 'Scheduled Castes' with 'Dalit' in official communication, says Gujarat minister Atmaram ParmarGujarat's Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Atmaram Parmar asked officials of his department not to use the word 'Dalit' and replace it with 'Scheduled Castes'
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
Jun 06, 2017
Outrage over Delhi's Piano Man Jazz Club: Event cancelled after backlash over casteist band nameThe Piano Man Jazz Club in South Delhi has been in controversy after it scheduled a performance by a band that had a casteist name.
Aug 17, 2016
From Gujarat to Gurugram, atrocities on Dalits rise even as their protests continueSeveral members of the Dalit community were severely injured when a mob attacked them at Samter village near Una, while they were returning home after attending a protest rally in Una town of Gir Somnath district on Monday
Aug 17, 2016
Teenage girl in Tamil Nadu set on fire by stalker shows caste cracks in state's social fabricHe now said that if the caste-based parties were involved, this tragedy could have been averted.
Aug 02, 2016
Dalits in Lucknow scared to touch a cow after vigilantes thrashed two on suspicionAfter Gujarat, Dalits in Lucknow shudder to touch a dead cow to skin it for a living after "gau rakshaks" (vigilantes) thrashed two of their community members on suspicion of cow slaughter here last week.
Mar 15, 2016
Punjab Elections: Kejriwal demands Bharat Ratna for BSP founder Kanshi RamiDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday demanded Bharat Ratna for Kanshi Ram whom he described him as a great visionary.
Apr 28, 2014
FIR seeks action against Ramdev under SC/ST Act for Dalit remarksA city-based NGO has lodged an FIR against yoga guru Baba Ramdev for "insulting" the Dalit community by his controversial "honeymoon" remark against Rahul Gandhi and demanded action against him under the SC/ST Act, police said on Sunday.
Oct 17, 2013
SC slams Haryana government for dubbing Dalit killing 'not a murder'The Supreme Court today slammed Haryana government for refusing to accept that the killing of an old Dalit man and his physically-challenged daughter at a village in Rohtak district by a dominant community in 2010 was a murder
Oct 08, 2013
Dalits need the 'escape velocity of Jupiter' to achieve success: Rahul GandhiCongress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday urged for more representation for the community in the Congress party and attacked BSP leader Mayawati, saying she was not allowing other Dalit leaders to rise