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Jun 18, 2018
Violence against Dalits: Fresh reports of atrocities highlight growing anger, outrage in communityYoung leaders of a nascent group of middle-class Dalits think and act differently from veteran leaders when it comes to the violence they face.
Apr 29, 2018
Government to issue ordinance to uphold SC, ST rights, says Union minister Ram Vilas PaswanThe 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.
Apr 27, 2018
Karnataka elections 2018: Dalit's major demand is implementation of Constitution, says RPI's R Mohan RajRepublican 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
Apr 19, 2018
Dalit professor harassed: Allahabad High Court stays NCSC's order seeking FIR against four faculty members of IIT-KanpurThe 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.
Apr 14, 2018
Dalit Panthers: An Authoritative History book review — JV Pawar documents facts, fanaticism and a movement against caste oppressionTranslated 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
Apr 08, 2018
Dalits will not bite BJP's outreach bait: Inter-dining was a powerful trope decades ago, they've seen through itNarendra 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
Apr 07, 2018
Dalits, Muslims in India need leaders who can champion their rights despite backlash from hegemonic forcesLeaders 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
Mar 29, 2018
SC/ST Act: Centre approves filing review petition in Supreme Court against its ruling to change rules for arrestThe 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
Feb 09, 2018
Chaos in Rajasthan Assembly over deteriorating law and order situation, atrocities against DalitsThe 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
Jul 20, 2016
Dalit groups call for bandh in Gujarat after trashing incidentGujarati 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