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Apr 12, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: A year on from SC/ST Act agitation, Shobhapur village is a virtual ghost townOn 2 April last year, residents had poured on to the Delhi-Dehradun highway running perpendicular to the village to protest the dilution of the SC/ST Act. Similar agitations had been held across the country. But the demonstration at Shobhapur took a violent turn.
Jul 27, 2018
Six men in Navi Mumbai sentenced to 5 years for abetting suicide and humiliating victim's family in 2009Due to the constant harassment and humiliation by the accused, one of the daughters of the woman consumed poison and ended her life, following which the accused were booked and arrested.
May 05, 2018
Saharanpur violence: Year after caste clashes in Shabbirpur village, atmosphere of fear, resentment prevails among residentsA year after caste clashes in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, Dalits and Thakurs want to peacefully co-exist, but they find it harder to trust each other.
Feb 05, 2018
Rise of Hindutva forces, upper caste antagonism catalyse drive by educated Dalits to assert their identityChristophe Jaffrelot talks about what's exceptional about current resurgence of Dalit assertiveness, and why right-wing politics will always have limited appeal for backward castes
Oct 01, 2017
Dalits thrashed by Rajputs for 'sporting moustache' in Gujarat village; one heldTwo Dalit men of a village near Gandhinagar in Gujarat were allegedly thrashed by members of Rajput community for "sporting a moustache" in two separate incidents, the police said on Sunday.
May 26, 2017
Saharanpur Violence: Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing on plea for SIT probe into clashesOn Friday the Supreme Court refused an urgent hearing on a plea seeking a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the recent incidents of caste violence in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district.
May 01, 2017
In Madhya Pradesh, upper caste villagers pollute Dalits' well, pour keroseneIn yet another atrocity against Dalits, the upper caste villagers in Madhya Pradesh's Mana village in Agar Malwa district, about 200 km from the state capital poured kerosene into a well used by the Dalits for "over stepping their boundaries".
Aug 17, 2016
Teenage girl in Tamil Nadu set on fire by stalker shows caste cracks in state's social fabricHe now said that if the caste-based parties were involved, this tragedy could have been averted.
Aug 01, 2016
After Ahmedabad and Agra rallies, BJP feels Dalit heat: Time for party to rethink poll strategyThe BJP is worried that the recent Dalit uprising in Gujarat could have an impact on the forthcoming polls in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.
Apr 05, 2016
Karnataka honour killing: Girl murdered by father for eloping with Dalit boyIn another case of honour killing, Monica, a Hindu girl from Mandya district in Karnataka, was murdered by her family for being in love with a Dalit boy