Atrocities Against-dalits

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Indian democracy passing through most difficult phase, says Congress chief Sonia Gandhi
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Indian democracy passing through most difficult phase, says Congress chief Sonia Gandhi

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
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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
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'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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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'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
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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
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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
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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

Chaos in Rajasthan Assembly over deteriorating law and order situation, atrocities against Dalits
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Chaos in Rajasthan Assembly over deteriorating law and order situation, atrocities against Dalits

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
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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

Dalit lives matter: Community's upsurge shows it's finished being defined by others
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Dalit lives matter: Community's upsurge shows it's finished being defined by others

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

After PM Modi's town hall address, here's a look at cases of Dalit atrocities
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After PM Modi's town hall address, here's a look at cases of Dalit atrocities

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
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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.

In the name of the 'holy cow': Here's a look at the action taken against gau rakshaks
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In the name of the 'holy cow': Here's a look at the action taken against gau rakshaks

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.

Gujarat: Mayawati asks Dalits to ally with Muslims to form govt
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Gujarat: Mayawati asks Dalits to ally with Muslims to form govt

Ever since BJP came to power at Centre, people from weaker sections, including Dalits, adivasis and other backward class, are under attack in the entire country.