One can think of at least four such major hurdles to a truly independent India.
Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: Chamm spurs viewers to think rationally about emotional complexities of exploitation
Chamm establishes a truth about today’s Punjab with every frame: that this Punjab is not “grand” anymore, it is organically deprived.
Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: Kammatipaadam deftly unravels the connection between land and caste
Kammatipaadam is a 2016 Malayalam movie directed by Rajeev Ravi, which captures in a simple yet profound manner what land means to Dalits.
Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: How Masaan confronts us with a truth caste norms would have us negate
In post-constitutional India, the meeting points of two castes or of people from two historically opposed castes, has become a vantage point for understanding the process of society’s democratisation.
Police were compelled to use force as the couple resisted eviction and refused to go to hospital after drinking pesticide, officials said.
Indian film and the Dalit identity: Perariyathavar is the cinema that a caste-society needs to become humane
Perariyathavar’s biggest achievement is that it takes us into a long-invisibilised world, through the eyes of a man (played by Suraj Venjaramoodu) employed as a sweeper, and his son.
Fandry is a rigorous cinematic exercise for viewers to contemplate on: what kind of society we have become; what kind of cinema this society has produced; and what kind of society cinema has constructed, in which a man is denied love just because he is Dalit.
Two Cisco supervisors in the Golden State, Sundar Iyer and Ramana Kompella, are named in the suit for discriminating against and harassing a Dalit employee
Indian upper caste outrage against racism in the West is in jarring contrast to apathy towards marginalised at home
While 'Black Lives Matter' needs and deserves all the attention coming its way, the sudden outrage by India's upper caste on this issue seems rather hypocritical, considering their long history of brutality against Dalits and Adivasis.
UP Police arrests 12 under NSA for thrashing Dalits in Azamgarh's Sikandarpur Aima village; local SHO suspended
Twelve people were arrested after they thrashed youths in a Dalit locality in Azamgarh and charged under the stringent NSA, a senior officer said on Saturday
Coronavirus Outbreak: Bihar's rural poor at greater danger than rest of India; rations, cooked food need of the hour
The worst impact of coronavirus outbreak has been on the marginalised; those who are not only at risk of getting exposed to the virus but also have to bear the burden of lapses in state policy
Tamil Nadu Dalit farmers say hydrocarbon projects snuffing out hopes of brighter future, vow to carry on fight
After the Tamil Nadu government acquired land for hydrocarbon projects, Dalits lost access to it
The Bombay Inferior Village Watans Abolition Act, 1958 aimed to protect Dalits' access to land. Over 6.28 lakh acres of 'watan' land was awarded to Mahar and Ramoshi communities across Maharashtra. But the intended beneficiaries have been locked in a long and uphill struggle to lay claim to this land.
Barmer custodial death: Dalit victim's autopsy not done as protest continue; family demand Rs 1 cr compensation, govt job
The post mortem of a 25-year-old Dalit man, who had died in police custody in Barmer on Thursday, has not been conducted so far as the victim's family are adamant with their set of demands of a compensation of Rs 1 crore, strict action against the accused policemen and a government job to one family member
'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.
Rajasthan Dalit assault: Congress, BJP leaders visit victims in Nagaur town; saffron party accuses state govt of negligence
Leaders from the Congress and the BJP on Friday visited Nagaur, where two Dalit men were beaten up in an act caught on camera.
Rajasthan Dalit assault: Seven arrested for brutally beating two men in Nagaur, Opposition slams govt in Assembly
Seven people were arrested for torturing two Dalit men in Rajasthan's Nagaur district, an incident that triggered protests in the state assembly and condemnation by political leaders on Thursday.
FIR against BJP MLA Surendra Singh’s son, 10 others for manhandling, abusing Dalit revenue official in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia
An FIR has been registered against Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh's son and his supporters for allegedly manhandling a Dalit revenue official
Two Dalits brutally thrashed in Rajasthan's Nagaur on suspicion of theft; CM Ashok Gehlot says guilty won't be spared
In a shocking case of caste violence from Rajasthan, two men from the Dalit community were brutally thrashed on suspicion of stealing money from a showroom in the state's Nagaur district
Ambedkar Nagar Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates | Delhi Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
The Aam Aadmi Party has renominated incumbent MLA Ajay Dutt in Ambedkar Nagar Assembly constituency reserved under Scheduled Caste