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An FIR was registered against 11 people on Tuesday night under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Scheduled Castes and Schedule Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, and seven accused have been arrested, polcie said.
The party announced a series of programmes against the "anti-farmer, anti-women, anti-poor and anti-people" policies of the BJP-led government at the Centre.
Barmer custodial death: Dalit victim's autopsy not done as protest continue; family demand Rs 1 cr compensation, govt job
The post mortem of a 25-year-old Dalit man, who had died in police custody in Barmer on Thursday, has not been conducted so far as the victim's family are adamant with their set of demands of a compensation of Rs 1 crore, strict action against the accused policemen and a government job to one family member
'Will take revenge wholeheartedly': Masked man attacks Dalit woman in UP's Mangta village week after Thakur mob assails Dalit families
This morning, a middle-aged woman from Mangta village in Kanpur Dehat was going to a farm to relieve herself when she was attacked by a masked man with a "poisonous powder" that caused her to pass out.
Rajasthan Dalit assault: Congress, BJP leaders visit victims in Nagaur town; saffron party accuses state govt of negligence
Leaders from the Congress and the BJP on Friday visited Nagaur, where two Dalit men were beaten up in an act caught on camera.
Rajasthan Dalit assault: Seven arrested for brutally beating two men in Nagaur, Opposition slams govt in Assembly
Seven people were arrested for torturing two Dalit men in Rajasthan's Nagaur district, an incident that triggered protests in the state assembly and condemnation by political leaders on Thursday.
Two Dalits brutally thrashed in Rajasthan's Nagaur on suspicion of theft; CM Ashok Gehlot says guilty won't be spared
In a shocking case of caste violence from Rajasthan, two men from the Dalit community were brutally thrashed on suspicion of stealing money from a showroom in the state's Nagaur district
Congress, BJP exchange barbs even as 24-year-old Dalit man, set ablaze in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar, battles for life
The Congress and the BJP in Madhya Pradesh hit out at each other after a 24-year- old Dalit man was set ablaze in Sagar district on Tuesday
Dalit beaten to death in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar for 'stealing' water pump; police charge 10 charge with murder
Kota: A 40-year-old Dalit man was beaten to death for allegedly stealing a water pump in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district, police said on Sunday.
Atrocities on Dalits and tribals up by 70% in Gujarat between 2003 and 2018; conviction rate below 5% in Modi's first 3 yrs as PM
Atrocities on Dalits in Gujarat have been rising steadily in the last two decades with the state witnessing a 72 percent increase in the number of registered cases between 2003 and 2018
'We'll tie their hands, legs and thrash them': Woman IPS officer from Maharashtra transferred after rant against Dalits goes viral
In a video that has gone viral, Bhagyashree Navtake, a probationary Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who was posted as an assistant superintendent of police in Majalgaon, over 400 km from Mumbai, purportedly said she had also beaten up Muslims in the last six months.
Chirag Paswan calls Lok Janshakti Party's alliance with BJP 'issue-based', seeks stringent SC/ST Atrocities Act
Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP on Friday turned up the heat on the Modi government, saying its support to the BJP is issue-based as it sought a law to restore the stringent measures of an Act on atrocities against Dalits and removal of NGT Chairman AK Goel by 9 August.
Gujarat DGP asks senior officers to visit 'sensitive' villages amid reports of atrocities against Dalits
Against the backdrop of recent incidents of alleged atrocities on Dalits in various parts of Gujarat, state DGP Shivanand Jha on Wednesday directed police officers to visit 'sensitive' villages to understand the ground situation and resolve the problems of the community.
Dalit Panthers: An Authoritative History book review — JV Pawar documents facts, fanaticism and a movement against caste oppression
Translated to English from Marathi, JV Pawar's Dalit Panthers: An Authoritative History, is the first-hand documentation of how and why the movement of Dalit Panthers took shape in Maharashtra and how it spread across several Indian states from south to north
The Rajasthan Assembly Thursday witnessed an uproar over the issues of farmers and the law and order situation in the state when Congress and an independent MLA boycotted the Question Hour
Rohith Vemula's death due to 'personal frustration', not discrimination, says judiciary panel report
The one-man committee, constituted 11 days after Vemula's suicide by the then HRD minister is based on the deposition of close to 50 people, most of whom are University staff and teachers
The decision by Dalit community to leave dead cows untouched, not just in Una but in several part of the country, is Gandhigiri at its best
The government on Tuesday said that the issue of atrocities against Dalits will be taken up by the Lok Sabha on Thursday, asserting that it has always been open for a discussion on it.
Cow politics: Narendra Modi and the tough act of balancing Dalit anger with antagonistic Hindu right
Mobilisation of Dalit anger is one aspect Modi cannot afford to neglect. In order to expand base, the BJP must look beyond its core Hindutva ideology. And Modi must hang on to his Dalit base who backed him in a large way during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
Modi's silence was broken after a widespread movement by the Dalit community in Gujarat protested the brutal assault on youngsters in Una for skinning a cow.