UP 'honour killing': Congress slams state govt over Dalit youth being burned alive, says social fabric under attack
The chief spokesperson of Congress Randeep Surjewala hit out at the BJP government on Tuesday, just a day after an incident involving the immolation of a 20-year-old Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi came to light
In Tamil Nadu, anatomy of a caste crime: Families devastated by honour killings speak of the scourge
Honour killings in Tamil Nadu have left behind broken families, disillusioning fights against the social order, untold amounts of grief — through which faint glimmerings of hope shine through
'Sakshi Mishra, Ajitesh weren't kidnapped, it was a Muslim couple,' confirms Allahabad Police; HC says marriage legitimate
Refuting claims of several news outlets, Prayagraj police said that reports claiming that the daughter of Bareilly BJP MLA Rajesh Misra, Sakshi, and her husband Ajitesh's abduction was not true and the couple was safe and present inside the Allahabad High Court premises.
Allahabad HC terms Sakshi Misra-Ajitesh Kumar's marriage legal, grants police protection to Bareilly BJP MLA's daughter, husband
The Allahabad High Court on Monday witnessed high drama when the daughter of Bareilly BJP MLA Rajesh Misra, Sakshi and her husband Ajitesh appeared to seek protection from the MLA
Inter-caste couple in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi murdered in suspected honour-killing case, father of woman arrested
A woman and her husband were murdered by a group of people in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi on Wednesday allegedly due to the fact that theirs was an inter-caste marriage.
Pariyerum Perumal: Examining the anti-caste perspective of Mari Selvaraj's critically acclaimed film
The movie Pariyerum Perumal, directed by Mari Selvaraj, has been widely debated for its explicit discussions on caste. But is it really anti-caste?
Newlywed inter-caste couple in Hyderabad attacked by wife's father; accused arrested; woman's condition critical
The Hyderabad Police has arrested the father who brutally attacked his daughter and her lower caste husband, days after their marriage. The woman whose right hand was almost hacked off is in critical condition while the husband is out of danger
Shutdown in Telangana's Miryalguda over 'honour' killing of man from SC community, organisations hold rallies seeking justice
A shutdown was imposed in Telangana's Miryalguda town on Saturday over the murder of a man from a Scheduled Caste community.
Khap panchayats' threat not to have girl children is laughable, SC should have them arrested for contempt
A day after the Supreme Court called for protection of inter-caste and interfaith couples, Naresh Tikait, the head of the Balyan Khap, told the apex court that they would "not give birth to girls at all". Tikait's remarks — which naturally ticked off the court — will inspire only those who believe that women are inferior. But for everyone else, this is a medieval mindset which pours liquid agony on good people and needs to be ended.
Supreme Court takes tough stance on khap panchayats, asks Centre to come up with suggestions to protect couples
SC continued its tough stance against khap panchayats as it asked the Centre and the petitioners to come up with effective suggestions to protect couples.
Attacks by khap panchayats on couples opting for inter-caste marriage are absolutely illegal: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Tuesday termed as "absolutely illegal" any attack by khap panchayats or associations against an adult man and woman.
The Supreme Court said the law does not sanction the concept of a woman's religion getting merged with her husband's faith after an inter-religion marriage, while dealing a legal question whether a Parsi woman loses her religious identity if she marries a man from a different religion
Centre offers Rs 2.5 lakh to every inter-caste marriage involving Dalit partner; removes income ceiling from 2013 law
The Centre, in a bid to promote inter-caste marriage and the social upliftment of Dalits, has ruled that all inter-caste couples where one partner is a Dalit will stand to earn Rs 2.5 lakh upon getting married
CPM leader Brinda Karat has accused NIA of being out on a "fishing expedition" in Kerala and interrogating couples in inter-caste or inter-community marriages
The Supreme Court Monday sought suggestions from an NGO, an amicus curiae, and Khap Panchayats on ways to prevent harassment and killing of young couples in the name of family honour for inter-caste or intra-clan (gotra) marriages
Missing Telangana Dalit youth found murdered by father-in-law and relative over inter-caste marriage
The case relating to the disappearance of a Dalit youth in Telangana took a different turn on Saturday as police arrested his father-in-law and another relative for his murder.
Tamil writer Perumal Murugan’s Pyre, recently translated by Aniruddhan Vasudevan, tells a haunting tale of inter-caste love threatened by societal prejudice
The father of the girl surrendered on Monday even as a video clip showing three persons attacking the dalit youth in Tirupur district, triggered outrage.
A newly-wed couple was beaten up by goons in full public view in Udumalpet, Tirupur, on Sunday, after which the culprits then hacked the Dalit man to death.
Republican Party of India leader Ramdas Athawale has sought financial assistance from the Maharashtra government for those who marry outside their caste