Latest News on Dalit Violence
Showing of 0 - 10 from 13 results
Dalit Violence - Total results - 13
Dec 19, 2018
Security at Bhima Koregaon did little to ease insecurity among Dalits; tensions rise as first anniversary of violence approachesAt Bhima Koregaon, the tension had eased to some extent because of the meetings between Dalit and upper-caste members the police and administration arranged, but it has been escalating once again with January approaching.
Aug 31, 2018
India’s leather industry takes a hit as incidents of cow-vigilantism soar: Exports declined by over 3% last yearAs production and leather exports declined, cow-related violence increased from one attack each in 2012 and 2013 to three in 2014, jumping to 37 in 2017, the worst year yet for such violence
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 17, 2018
Raids carried out in Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur against Dalit activists involved in Koregaon-Bhima riotsThe Maharashtra Police carried out multi-city raids on Tuesday against prominent Dalit activists & supporters in a fallout of caste riots in Koregaon-Bhima.
Apr 15, 2018
Ambedkar Jayanti: By crediting Babasaheb for his rise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a potent message to DalitsSpeaking at Ambedkar’s 127th birth anniversary in Chhattisgarh’s Dalit-dominated Bijapur, the prime minister sent a befitting reply to the Opposition trying to corner the government by terming it anti-Dalit
Apr 13, 2018
Bharat Bandh violence: Bhim Sena leader Upkar Bavra surrenders in Muzaffarnagar, sent to judicial custody till 26 AprilBhim Sena district chief Upkar Bavra, wanted in a case of violence during the 2 April country-wide bandh, has surrendered in a court in Uttar Pradesh' Muzaffarnagar and has been sent to judicial custody
Apr 08, 2018
It's time BJP woke up to the fact that Dalits will progress only if the majority makes concessionsOne of the problems in unifying Hindus is that there is a natural constituency for BJP, and that is the Hindu upper caste. This core constituency is fundamentally opposed to Dalit rights.
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 26, 2018
Two Dalit youths tied to pole, beaten up in Madhya Pradesh on suspicion of torching a shopTwo Dalit youths were tied to an electric pole and beaten up at Dhamna village near Chhattarpur in Madhya Pradesh, police said
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