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Partners in crime: How Bihar politicians hushed up a Dalit massacre

Aug 28, 2015

Partners in crime: How Bihar politicians hushed up a Dalit massacre

Between 1994-2000, 144 people, including women and children, were killed for demanding their basic right to be treated with dignity and for supporting the CPI(M-L)s campaign on their behalf. #BJP #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Lalu Prasad Yadav #Dalits #BJP-JD(U) #ThatsNotRight #Amir Das Commission
Dalit houses torched for taking out procession in Tamil Nadu village: How the conflict unfolded

Aug 18, 2015

Dalit houses torched for taking out procession in Tamil Nadu village: How the conflict unfolded

On Sunday, 70 persons were arrested by the Tamil Nadu police for burning and damaging Dalit houses the district of Villupuram district over a dispute over a temple procession. #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Dalits #Dharmapuri #Caste atrocities #Prevention of Atrocities Act #Villupuram #Vanniyar
Hindu by birth, but a Muslim now: Upper caste atrocities force Dalits in Haryana village to convert

Aug 17, 2015

Hindu by birth, but a Muslim now: Upper caste atrocities force Dalits in Haryana village to convert

These poor villagers of Bhagana had been facing atrocity of the upper caste Jats for years, but the worst happened in 2011, when a 280-acre government land (Shamlaat Zameen), which used to be a playground and was meant for social functions of the Dalits, was usurped by the upper-caste villagers. #ConnectTheDots #Haryana #Dalits #Muslim #Hindu #Upper caste
No Dalits, Muslims please: Study shows rampant discrimination against tenants in NCR

Jun 16, 2015

No Dalits, Muslims please: Study shows rampant discrimination against tenants in NCR

If you are a Dalit or a Muslim, finding a home in NCR can be way more difficult than say, if you belonged to an upper Hindu caste. #Delhi #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Dalit #Muslim #Hindu #NCR
Dalits protest over vandalism of Ambedkar statue

Jun 14, 2015

Dalits protest over vandalism of Ambedkar statue

A statue of B R Ambedkar was allegedly vandalised at village Palahi near Phagwara on Sunday, sparking protests by dalits who blocked roads at many places in the district. #India #Punjab #NewsTracker #Dalits #Vandalism #Dr BR Ambedkar #Ambedkar Statue
Nitish worried about aam, not aam janata, says Sushil Modi

Jun 04, 2015

Nitish worried about aam, not aam janata, says Sushil Modi

BJP on Thursday hit out at Nitish Kumar for allegedly deploying personnel to guard fruits at 1, Anne Marg, the official Bihar CM bungalow occupied by #BJP #NewsTracker #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Sushil Kumar Modi #Dalits #mangoes #JItan Ram Manjhi #1 Anne Marg
Bye bye Nehru, hello Ambedkar: What Rahul Gandhi was upto in Mhow

Jun 03, 2015

Bye bye Nehru, hello Ambedkar: What Rahul Gandhi was upto in Mhow

The battle for dalit votes has begun. Get ready for a new Congress that would talk more of Ambedkar and dalits, and less of the Nehru-Gandhis. #Politics #India #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Rahul Gandhi #Dalits #Babasaheb Ambedkar
Certain ideologies weaken us by pitting one against the other: Rahul takes veiled dig at BJP

Jun 02, 2015

Certain ideologies weaken us by pitting one against the other: Rahul takes veiled dig at BJP

Invoking Dalit icon BR Ambedkar's idea of "annihilation of caste", Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday made a strong pitch to end social discrimination and took a veiled dig at BJP cautioning against the "ideology that pits one against another". #NewsTracker #Dalits #Mhow #social discrimination #Rahul Gandhii #annihilation of caste
Modi govt took several steps for Dalits, farmers: Maneka Gandhi

Jun 02, 2015

Modi govt took several steps for Dalits, farmers: Maneka Gandhi

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre has taken several steps for the upliftment of Dalits, farmers. #India #TheySaidIt #farmers #Dalits #Maneka Gandhi #PM Narendra Modi #Minister for Women and Child Development
Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi over Dalit atrocities, wants bill to prevent such crimes

Jun 01, 2015

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi over Dalit atrocities, wants bill to prevent such crimes

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging the "distressing rise" in incidents of Dalit atrocities and demanded that a bill to prevent such crimes is brought in the monsoon session of Parliament next month. #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Dalit #SC #parliament #NDA #Dalit Atrocities #ST