'Broken roof, vandalised shop' evidence Dalit families singled out in post-poll violence in Bengal, says NCSC head
National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairman Vijay Sampla, who is on a two-day visit to West Bengal, said complainants, especially women, openly alleged "complete inaction" of the local police
Rajasthan Police register case after video of two Dalit men beaten up for attending birthday party with girl in Bundi goes viral
Rajasthan Police have registered a case after two Dalit men were allegedly beaten by a mob in Bundi for attending a birthday party with a female friend.
Courting Hardik, ridiculing GST: Rahul Gandhi's blunders hurting Congress' prospects; party deserves better future
Congress's Gujarat campaign has been a test case of such myopic political behavior. Rahul Gandhi, on whom rests the party's future, has not only shown a marked inability to understand the bigger picture, he has also steadily eroded Congress's strengths.
Atrocities on Dalits must be tackled through inclusiveness and enforcement of law, not votebank politics
The point is, regardless of what a section of the media peddles, discrimination against Dalits did not start on the day Modi came to power.
In the 2007 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, Mayawati gave tickets to 61 Muslim candidates — 15 per cent of the total BSP candidates. In 2012, the count rose to 85. For next year's polls, BSP will field 100 Muslim candidates — a clear jump to 25 per cent of the total number of candidates.
The Dalit boy's death has generated political heat in the district with the BJP and CPI(M-L) Liberation workers blocking roads near Mohanpur village.