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Hearing and speech impaired tribal girl in Bhopal alleges rape by hostel director; fourth such complaint made against man
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Hearing and speech impaired tribal girl in Bhopal alleges rape by hostel director; fourth such complaint made against man

The victim has accused Sharma of raping her in Bhopal after showing pornographic material to her, the official said.

Ram Vilas Paswan meets Amit Shah, seeks ordinance on crimes against Dalits and special status for Bihar
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Ram Vilas Paswan meets Amit Shah, seeks ordinance on crimes against Dalits and special status for Bihar

Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday met BJP president Amit Shah, seeking an ordinance to restore the original provisions of a law on atrocities against Dalits and called for ensuring reservation in promotion for the community.

Karnataka polls: Pro-Dalit Siddaramaiah likely to get majority of the community's votes, says activist Mavalli Shankar
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Karnataka polls: Pro-Dalit Siddaramaiah likely to get majority of the community's votes, says activist Mavalli Shankar

Human rights activist and state secretary of the Dalit Sangharsh Samiti (Ambedkar Wada), Mavalli Shankar Shankar says that people in Karnataka should not vote for BJP in the upcoming Assembly election

Congress, BSP, SP fanning Dalit violence in 'calculated manner' for political gains, alleges Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Congress, BSP, SP fanning Dalit violence in 'calculated manner' for political gains, alleges Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad accused the Congress, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) of fanning Dalit violence in various parts of the country for political gains

Dalit protests during Bharat Bandh: Why does Madhya Pradesh become epicentre of violence during anti-govt agitations?
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Dalit protests during Bharat Bandh: Why does Madhya Pradesh become epicentre of violence during anti-govt agitations?

Dalit agitation took an ugly turn when two groups — Dalits and right-wing bodies — clashed in Gwalior and Morena; and it turned violent when both the groups resorted to taking up weapons and attacking one another.

Centre files review petition in Supreme Court against SC/ST Act ruling, seeks open-court hearing on matter
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Centre files review petition in Supreme Court against SC/ST Act ruling, seeks open-court hearing on matter

The Centre formally filed its review petition in the Supreme Court against the SC/ST Act ruling, in which it will seek a review of the recent judgment by which safeguards were put on arrest under SC/ST Act

SC raps Dalit atrocities act: Strengthening the law is way forward, not impunging it
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SC raps Dalit atrocities act: Strengthening the law is way forward, not impunging it

In the present climate of fear and reprisal, the Supreme Court order is politically damaging.

Posting Andaman tribes' videos on social media now punishable; tribal commission seeks removal of content from YouTube
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Posting Andaman tribes' videos on social media now punishable; tribal commission seeks removal of content from YouTube

Action will be taken against those who have uploaded videos and pictures of the protected Jarawa and other tribal communities of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on social media, the government on Friday said