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Jan 03, 2018
Opponents of triple talaq bill are peddling false narratives; both judiciary and legislature can initiate reformAny bill which brings criminal sanction must be satisfactorily deliberated in the legislature but the bill's opponents have squandered this opportunity.
Dec 22, 2017
Sujatha Gidla's 'Ants Among Elephants' is a searing indictment of caste, untouchability in IndiaSujatha Gidla talks about her memoir, Ants Among Elephants, caste-based discrimination and why she refused to participate in an event alongside Smriti Irani
Oct 01, 2017
Dalits thrashed by Rajputs for 'sporting moustache' in Gujarat village; one heldTwo Dalit men of a village near Gandhinagar in Gujarat were allegedly thrashed by members of Rajput community for "sporting a moustache" in two separate incidents, the police said on Sunday.
Sep 25, 2017
RSS leader Krishna Gopal lauds Sangh's efforts to fight discrimination in North East, says untouchability bias came to India from outsideSenior RSS leader Krishna Gopal on Sunday claimed the practise of untouchability didn't exist in ancient India and it came from outside over the last thousand years.
Jul 01, 2017
National Commission for Scheduled Castes unhappy with Kerala govt over rise in violence against DalitsNational Commission for Scheduled Castes Saturday said atrocities against Dalits were increasing in Kerala, and the state government has failed to ensure them adequate safety
May 29, 2017
Dalits given soaps, asked to clean up ahead of Yogi Adityanath's visit; Congress alleges casteismA day before Adityanath's visit to Mainpur Deenapatti village in Kushinagar district on Thursday, Musahar Dalit families received two soaps and a sachet of shampoo
May 23, 2017
Yeddyurappa refutes charges of having hotel food in Dalit home, says Cong insulting communityB S Yeddyurappa has refuted allegations that he preferred breakfast from a hotel instead of what was prepared at a Dalit's house he had visited and termed it a 'malicious' campaign by the Congress.
May 21, 2017
Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa in soup over eating hotel-made idlis at Dalit's homeA fresh controversy erupted in Karnataka after state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa was found to have eaten idli and vadas at a Dalit's home, which were incidentally prepared in a hotel,.
Feb 20, 2017
UP Election 2017: In drought-hit Bundelkhand, a village parched by political apathy hopes for changeResidents of Gusiyari village in drought-hit Bundelkhand have for decades relied upon a single well for drinking water. Close to 10,000 people have no other source of water in the area.
Jan 24, 2017
RSS says Dalit icon BR Ambedkar never represented any caste, favoured religion and was pro-VedicIn the latest of the many "correct the past" assertions, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) recently stated that contrary to what is believed, Ambedkar was never opposed to the Vedic religion and didn't represent any caste,