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Dec 31, 2018
BSP seeks withdrawal of cases filed during Bharat Bandh, threatens to withdraw support to Congress in MP, RajasthanOn 12 December, the BSP extended its support to the Congress in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan to help the party form the government in both states.
Dec 06, 2018
Vasundhara Raje must understand lynching isn't murder, even Supreme Court said so: Anti-lynching law is a mustLynching is not merely an ordinary murder. Mob lynching, unlike murder, are done not to just attack the victim but to also send a broader social message that certain actions will be met with violent retribution.
Nov 23, 2018
Rajasthan Assembly polls: Alwar may slip out of BJP's grip as lynchings, subjugation of SC/STs polarise votersRajasthan Assembly Election 2018: The Meo Muslims in Alwar haven't forgotten the the mob lynchings at the hands of self-styled gau rakshaks, and neither have Dalit protesters who faced police heavy-handedness for protesting against dilution of SC/ST act
Sep 06, 2018
Madhya Pradesh upper castes' protest against SC/ST Act largely peaceful; Section 144 imposed, mobile internet shut downSeveral districts across Madhya Pradesh observed a complete shutdown on Thursday, 6 September, in support of protests called by various upper caste outfits
Aug 09, 2018
Rahul Gandhi joins SC/ST protest in Delhi's Jantar Mantar, says Narendra Modi doesn't have space in his heart for DalitsRahul Gandhi on Thursday joined the protesters from the SC/ST and Dalit communities at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. In his address, slammed Narendra Modi and the BJP and promised to fight for the minority.
Jul 05, 2018
CPI leader D Raja says Dalits, Adivasis let down by Modi govt; wants Centre to strengthen SC/ST Atrocities ActAddressing a protest meeting against the Supreme Court's order diluting the "Prevention of SC/ST Atrocities Act", Raja questioned why the Centre had not appealed against it.
May 16, 2018
SC/ST Act case in SC: Apex court observes individual cannot be arrested on basis of 'one-sided version'The Supreme Court which is hearing the review petition of the SC/ST act made on observation on Wednesday saying that any individual cannot be arrested on one-sided version
May 04, 2018
BJP considers Mahadalit quota in Uttar Pradesh: Facing anti-incumbency and Dalit anger, party looks to emulate Nitish KumarQuota for Mahadalits, it is believed, will reduce the impact of the SP-BSP coalition and create a positive atmosphere for the BJP. In fact, it was this formula which contributed to the BJP's defeat in the state in 2015
Apr 21, 2018
Supreme Court verdict diluting SC/ST Atrocities Act will increase caste-based violence, fear Dalit activistsHuman rights activists and Dalit leaders worry that the apex court's ruling will lead to an increase in atrocities committed against Dalits and other religious minorities
Apr 09, 2018
Kerala police take uncharacteristically severe steps to quell Dalit protests; CPM invites charges of selective actionThe Kerala police, which used to remain inactive during normal hartals, went overboard to quell protests called by Dalit organisations over the Atrocities Act.