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May 27, 2018
Two years of Ujjwala Yojana: Govt initiative has had an impact at ground level but teething problems remainThe Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana has not just emancipated Lakshmi from the suffocating smoke coming out of her clay stove, but also helped her have her own bank account
May 24, 2018
Two years of Ujjwala Yojana: Dalits in western UP laud benefits despite resentment against Centre on other issuesWhile Dalits in western Uttar Pradesh have been critical of the central government on many issues, they feel the Ujjwala Yojana has made their lives easier.
May 12, 2018
Uttar Pradesh's Dalits embrace Buddhism to escape discrimination, but conversion isn't the solution to their problemsOne of the reasons for the conversion is the clash between Thakurs and Dalits that took place in Shabbirpur village, when Dalit homes were set on fire, while Thakurs had also used abusive language against Ambedkar
May 07, 2018
Saharanpur violence: Dalits, Thakurs' assiduous efforts to assert caste identity come at cost of developmentDalits and Thakurs in Saharanpur are spending enormous resources on asserting caste identities. These resources could have been used for their development.
May 05, 2018
Saharanpur violence: Year after caste clashes in Shabbirpur village, atmosphere of fear, resentment prevails among residentsA year after caste clashes in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, Dalits and Thakurs want to peacefully co-exist, but they find it harder to trust each other.
Jul 28, 2017
Bhim Army claims dalit outfit founder Chandrashekhar attacked inside jail, seeks fair probeBhim Army gheraoed the office of the district magistrate alleging that the dalit outfit's founder Chandrasekhar was assaulted inside a jail
Jun 06, 2017
Saharanpur: Bhim Army founder promises to surrender if UP Police releases 37 'innocent' DalitsBhim Army founder Chandrasekhar, who is evading arrest since May, has said he is willing to surrender if 37 "innocent" Dalits are released on bail
Jun 04, 2017
Saharanpur clashes: Uttar Pradesh police arrest village head, three othersA village head and three others were arrested on Sunday in connection with separate incidents of violence in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh last month.
May 31, 2017
Minority Commission team to visit Saharanpur next week to probe caste-based violenceThe cycle of violence in Saharanpur began on 5 May when a man was killed, several injured and around 25 homes set ablaze in Shabbirpur
May 26, 2017
Saharanpur violence: Political parties in Uttar Pradesh leverage communal clashes to drum up supportThe latest caste clashes in Saharanpur district seems to have provided political parties with the grist to drum up support among their constituencies and take advantage of a tragedy that has left two dead and scores injured.