Dalit Atrocities

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Indian upper caste outrage against racism in the West is in jarring contrast to apathy towards marginalised at home
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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
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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

Telugu Dalit literature's evolution is a living movement for an egalitarian society, nurturing dignity in resistance
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Telugu Dalit literature's evolution is a living movement for an egalitarian society, nurturing dignity in resistance

The evolution of Telugu Dalit literature, along with the Dalit movement, led an ideological narrative against caste discrimination, and for a just and equal society with focus on self-respect and dignity.

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

Arnab Goswami trends on Twitter for his 'high-pitched' questioning of Aparna Sen over letter to PM; social media divided over journalist's act
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Arnab Goswami trends on Twitter for his 'high-pitched' questioning of Aparna Sen over letter to PM; social media divided over journalist's act

Journalist and Republic TV anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday conducted a prime-time debate on his channel on the issue of 49 prominent personalities writing a letter to the prime minister expressing concern over the rising number of hate crimes in the country including lynching.

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

Mayawati accuses Narendra Modi of playing 'dirty politics' over Alwar gangrape, PM says BSP chief shedding crocodile tears
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Mayawati accuses Narendra Modi of playing 'dirty politics' over Alwar gangrape, PM says BSP chief shedding crocodile tears

BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday alleged that Narendra Modi is doing 'dirty politics' over the gangrape of a Dalit girl in Alwar.

Dalit man succumbs to injuries after being beaten up at a wedding reception in Uttarakhand for eating with upper caste men
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Dalit man succumbs to injuries after being beaten up at a wedding reception in Uttarakhand for eating with upper caste men

A 23-year-old Dalit man succumbed to injuries on Sunday, days after he was allegedly beaten up by some upper caste people for eating in front of them at a wedding reception in Uttarakhand's Tehri district, police said.

Atrocities on Dalits and tribals up by 70% in Gujarat between 2003 and 2018; conviction rate below 5% in Modi's first 3 yrs as PM
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Atrocities on Dalits and tribals up by 70% in Gujarat between 2003 and 2018; conviction rate below 5% in Modi's first 3 yrs as PM

Atrocities on Dalits in Gujarat have been rising steadily in the last two decades with the state witnessing a 72 percent increase in the number of registered cases between 2003 and 2018

Dalit policeman's wedding procession attacked in Rajasthan's Dugar village; Rajput men behind ambush, claims groom
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Dalit policeman's wedding procession attacked in Rajasthan's Dugar village; Rajput men behind ambush, claims groom

A Dalit police personnel's wedding procession was allegedly attacked on Saturday in Dugar village of Rajasthan.

Wrong to claim Dalit atrocities rose under Modi govt, issue shouldn't be politicised, says Ramdas Athawale
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Wrong to claim Dalit atrocities rose under Modi govt, issue shouldn't be politicised, says Ramdas Athawale

Ramdas Athawale said the issue should not be politicised as attacks on Dalits have happened in the past and may continue to happen in the future.

Mirchpur Dalit killing: Delhi HC sentences 12 members of dominant Jat community to life imprisonment; 21 others get varying jail terms
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Mirchpur Dalit killing: Delhi HC sentences 12 members of dominant Jat community to life imprisonment; 21 others get varying jail terms

The Delhi High Court has sentenced 12 members of a dominant Jat community to life imprisonment and 21 other received varying jail terms for the Mirchpur Dalit killings in 2010

Narendra Modi govt doing better work than UPA, says Dalit trade lobby chief Milind Kamble
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Narendra Modi govt doing better work than UPA, says Dalit trade lobby chief Milind Kamble

In the tenure of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, maximum work has been done for the development of Dalits

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

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

Gujarat election: Results today in battle of prestige between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi
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Gujarat election: Results today in battle of prestige between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi

Counting of votes will be held at 37 centres across the state's 33 districts on Monday for the Gujarat Assembly polls which is considered a prestige battle for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his home state and a litmus test for new Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

Yogi Adityanath in Agra: Congress calls UP government anti-Dalit, says CM indulging in photo-op
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Yogi Adityanath in Agra: Congress calls UP government anti-Dalit, says CM indulging in photo-op

Terming the Uttar Pradesh government anti-Dalit, the Congress on Thursday said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was only indulging in a photo opportunity by visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra.

'Dalits don't have right to watch garba': Man beaten to death in Gujarat for attending 'upper-caste' event; 8 booked
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'Dalits don't have right to watch garba': Man beaten to death in Gujarat for attending 'upper-caste' event; 8 booked

A 21-year-old Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of men belonging to the upper caste Patel community for attending a garba event in Gujarat's Anand district in the early hours Sunday, police said.

Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation grounds
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Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation grounds

A lack of burial and cremation grounds in rural Maharashtra especially Marathwada region shows that there's no respite for Dalits, Muslims, and other marginalised communities even in death

SC asks Centre, states not to cover up mob vigilantism, seeks response on violent incidents
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SC asks Centre, states not to cover up mob vigilantism, seeks response on violent incidents

The Supreme Court asked the Centre and the states not to protect any kind of vigilantism and sought their response on violent incidents of cow vigilantism.