Crimes Against-dalits

Showing of 1 - 20 from 23 results
Crimes Against-dalits - Total results - 23
Hathras gangrape: Protests in parts of UP over 'forced cremation' of victim's body; Yogi must quit, says Oppn
India

Hathras gangrape: Protests in parts of UP over 'forced cremation' of victim's body; Yogi must quit, says Oppn

Congress as well as Left parties said that UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has 'no moral right' to continue in the post following allegations by the Hathras gangrape victim's kin that the police forced them to conduct her last rites

Half burnt body of Dalit man found in Uttar Pradesh village; family alleges murder
India

Half burnt body of Dalit man found in Uttar Pradesh village; family alleges murder

According to villagers, the victim had objected to the construction of a public toilet in front of his house on a piece of land, a part of which, they said, was occupied by him illegally

'Will take revenge wholeheartedly': Masked man attacks Dalit woman in UP's Mangta village week after Thakur mob assails Dalit families
India

'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.

SC verdict upholding Centre's amendments to SC/ST Atrocities Act restores law's original intent, corrects flawed 2018 judgment
India

SC verdict upholding Centre's amendments to SC/ST Atrocities Act restores law's original intent, corrects flawed 2018 judgment

The apex court's verdict of March 2018 on the Atrocities Act would have rendered a crucial legislation meant to protect the marginalised sections of society toothless.

Dalit beaten to death in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar for 'stealing' water pump; police charge 10 charge with murder
India

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.

Stalled wedding processions, overpriced water, social abomination: Dalits in Rajasthan’s Madhopura continue to suffer atrocities
India

Stalled wedding processions, overpriced water, social abomination: Dalits in Rajasthan’s Madhopura continue to suffer atrocities

In a stark reminder of the atrocities against those belonging to the lower castes, a Dalit groom in Rajasthan’s Madhopura village was prevented by members of the Jat community from sitting on the mare, citing religious sentiments

Rajasthan Police register case after video of two Dalit men beaten up for attending birthday party with girl in Bundi goes viral
India

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.

Communal tensions in MP village after Muslims attack Dalit wedding procession; Dewas authorities imposes Section 144
India

Communal tensions in MP village after Muslims attack Dalit wedding procession; Dewas authorities imposes Section 144

The alleged attack in Dewas was so aggressive that the person who died was killed on the spot after a large stone hit him on the head.

Alwar gangrape case: Ashok Gehlot accuses Narendra Modi of ignoring facts, 'deliberately' targeting him over assault of Dalit woman
Politics

Alwar gangrape case: Ashok Gehlot accuses Narendra Modi of ignoring facts, 'deliberately' targeting him over assault of Dalit woman

On Sunday, a full-scale war of words broke out between Modi and Mayawati over the Alwar gangrape case, with the prime minister accusing the BSP supremo of shedding crocodile tears, an allegation dismissed by her as "dirty politics".

Violence against Dalits: Fresh reports of atrocities highlight growing anger, outrage in community
India

Violence against Dalits: Fresh reports of atrocities highlight growing anger, outrage in community

Young leaders of a nascent group of middle-class Dalits think and act differently from veteran leaders when it comes to the violence they face.

Government to issue ordinance to uphold SC, ST rights, says Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan
India

Government to issue ordinance to uphold SC, ST rights, says Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan

The government will issue an ordinance to uphold the rights of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes if the Supreme Court does not go back on its judgment deleting the provision of immediate arrest on complaints from Dalits, says Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who asserts that the Constitution too will be amended if need be.

Karnataka elections 2018: Dalit's major demand is implementation of Constitution, says RPI's R Mohan Raj
Politics

Karnataka elections 2018: Dalit's major demand is implementation of Constitution, says RPI's R Mohan Raj

Republican Party of India's Karnataka president R Mohan Raj, who is contesting from Udupi in the upcoming Assembly election in the state, says lack of proper implementation of the Constitution has led to the rise in violation of Dalit rights

Dalit professor harassed: Allahabad High Court stays NCSC's order seeking FIR against four faculty members of IIT-Kanpur
India

Dalit professor harassed: Allahabad High Court stays NCSC's order seeking FIR against four faculty members of IIT-Kanpur

The Allahabad High Court has stayed the recommendations of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) asking IIT-Kanpur's director to lodge an FIR against four faculty members for committing atrocities against their Dalit colleague, according to reports.

Dalit Panthers: An Authoritative History book review — JV Pawar documents facts, fanaticism and a movement against caste oppression
Life

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

Dalits will not bite BJP's outreach bait: Inter-dining was a powerful trope decades ago, they've seen through it
India

Dalits will not bite BJP's outreach bait: Inter-dining was a powerful trope decades ago, they've seen through it

Narendra Modi's measures to woo Dalits infantilise them. He presumes Dalits are still stuck in the past and will feel assured and charmed at having a BJP leader spend a night or two in their village and break bread with them

Dalits, Muslims in India need leaders who can champion their rights despite backlash from hegemonic forces
India

Dalits, Muslims in India need leaders who can champion their rights despite backlash from hegemonic forces

Leaders don’t have to be Muslim or Dalit to espouse their cause. Perhaps, a true sign of democracy and progress in India would be a nationwide Hindu leader championing equality and rights for Muslims, or a Brahmin leader fighting to abolish the caste system

SC/ST Act: Centre approves filing review petition in Supreme Court against its ruling to change rules for arrest
India

SC/ST Act: Centre approves filing review petition in Supreme Court against its ruling to change rules for arrest

The Union Law Ministry has approved the filing of review petition in the Supreme Court against the apex court's recent ruling on the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989

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

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

Dalit groups call for bandh in Gujarat after trashing incident
India

Dalit groups call for bandh in Gujarat after trashing incident

Gujarati dalit groups have sounded a call for a bandh in light of recent events when a group of Dalit youths were trashed for the suspicion of killing a cow

Dalit children killed in Faridabad: Forensic report suggests fire started inside the room
India

Dalit children killed in Faridabad: Forensic report suggests fire started inside the room

Ten days after two infants died of burn injuries in an alleged attack by upper caste Rajputs in Faridabad, a forensic investigation into the incident has raised a question mark over the accusations.