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Oct 14, 2018
Ahead of Madhya Pradesh polls, 'general category' voters protest caste-based politics, put up hoardings in support of NOTAAhead of assembly elections in the state, residents in Bhopal have registered protest against caste-based reservation by putting up posters outside their houses asking political parties to not seek votes from people belonging the 'general category'.
Oct 12, 2018
Pariyerum Perumal: Examining the anti-caste perspective of Mari Selvaraj's critically acclaimed filmThe movie Pariyerum Perumal, directed by Mari Selvaraj, has been widely debated for its explicit discussions on caste. But is it really anti-caste?
Oct 06, 2018
Bihar: Girl tied to tree, thrashed on Panchayat's diktat for eloping with man from another caste in Nawada districtThe incident took place in Bihar's Jogiya Maran village.
Oct 03, 2018
The anatomy of Indian literary prizes: Who writes the award-winning books in India?Although there is much written about the importance of literary awards, how often do we know about what makes up the profile of the award-winning authors?
Sep 19, 2018
Telangana honour killing case: Six of seven persons arrested sent to judicial custody by courtSix of the seven persons arrested in connection with the alleged honour killing of a Dalit Christian man in Telangana's Nalgonda district were sent to judicial custody.
Sep 11, 2018
Dalit medical student shot dead by unidentified assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Mandla villageA Dalit medical student was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Mandla village, police said on Tuesday. Circle Officer Rizwan Ahmad said Rajat was killed on Monday evening when he was returning to his village from college. He was in the second year of the medical course.
Sep 03, 2018
I&B ministry advises TV channels not to use the word 'Dalit', urges them to say 'Scheduled Caste' insteadThe advisory urges channels that they may refrain from using the term 'Dalit' while referring to people belonging to Scheduled Castes.
Aug 20, 2018
Khanderav Parit's battle against caste: How a former mill worker is fighting oppression through his writingsAn award-winning rural author, mill worker, and now a farmer, Khanderav Parit’s writings reflect the everyday life of the oppressed.
Jul 30, 2018
In rural Maharashtra, one man is battling casteism and changing mindsets through multiple art formsYashwant Kamble is a house painter, sculptor, barber, tailor, and mason, among other things. He has won more than 50 awards for his social reformation and exemplary artwork, all the while fighting casteism.
Jul 20, 2018
24-hour helpline set up for inter-caste couples, says Tamil Nadu govt; special cells formed in all districts and citiesThere is an online complaint registration facility in both the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems and mobile app for citizens wherein complaints can be given online by aggrieved persons