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Jun 29, 2018
New Dalit assertion in current political landscape forced parties to retreat to 'symbolism'; but will that be enough?The political landscape is changing rapidly, spurred most critically by a new Dalit assertion, which has made parties across the board scramble in their effort to keep constituents on board.
Jun 02, 2018
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar calls farmers' 10-day protest 'issue-less'; says organisers only hurting rural incomeHaryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday mocked the 10-day farmers' protest that has been launched across seven states in the country by calling it "issue-less".
Jun 01, 2018
Farmers in Madhya Pradesh begin a 10-day strike demanding loan waiver and right price for cropsFarmers in Madhya Pradesh launched a 10-day-long agitation as part of a nationwide strike
May 12, 2018
Uttar Pradesh's Dalits embrace Buddhism to escape discrimination, but conversion isn't the solution to their problemsOne of the reasons for the conversion is the clash between Thakurs and Dalits that took place in Shabbirpur village, when Dalit homes were set on fire, while Thakurs had also used abusive language against Ambedkar
May 04, 2018
BJP considers Mahadalit quota in Uttar Pradesh: Facing anti-incumbency and Dalit anger, party looks to emulate Nitish KumarQuota for Mahadalits, it is believed, will reduce the impact of the SP-BSP coalition and create a positive atmosphere for the BJP. In fact, it was this formula which contributed to the BJP's defeat in the state in 2015
May 03, 2018
Supreme Court refuses to stay ruling on SC/ST Act, says order only aims to prevent innocents from being punishedThe Supreme Court rejected the Centre's demand for a stay on its verdict on the SC/ST Act and said it favoured the protection of the rights of these communities.
Apr 29, 2018
'SC, ST, OBC' marked on chests of newly-recruited police constables in Madhya Pradesh; inquiry orderedCandidates appearing for a medical test for the constable’s job in Dhar of Madhya Pradesh were allegedly marked with ‘SC’ on their chests to facilitate identification according to their castes
Apr 20, 2018
Two held for violence in Madhya Pradesh's Morena during 2 April Bharat Bandh, taking total arrests in district to 100Police have arrested two more persons for their alleged involvement in the violence in Morena during the 2 April Bharat Bandh, an officer said.
Apr 18, 2018
LJP's Ram Vilas Paswan, JD(U)'s Jai Singh demand reservation for poor people from upper caste communitiesUnion consumer affairs minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan pushed for 15% reservation for the poor in the upper castes, according to reports. He demanded that the Centre set up a committee for the assessment of poor in the upper caste community.
Apr 14, 2018
Ambedkar Jayanti: Society needs harmony, not strife, says Ram Nath Kovind; calls upon citizens to follow Dalit icon's pathPresident Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday cautioned people against divisive forces, saying the nation needed harmony and not conflict