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May 17, 2018
Saharanpur clashes between Dalits, Thakurs put spanner in RSS efforts to reach out to 'lower' castesWhile many Dalits in Uttar Pradesh continue to hold a negative perception about RSS, the saffron organisation is putting in efforts to dispel this image.
May 15, 2018
Muzaffarnagar's Dalits claim discrimination at every level at hands of influential Thakurs but accept inevitability of situationMuzaffarnagar's Dalits say that instead of ensuring such situations do not recur in the future, politicians seek to draw maximum mileage from them.
May 10, 2018
Saharanpur on edge again after Bhim Army leader's brother's death stokes communal flames; kin blame police, administrationThe death of Sachin Walia, a member of the Dalit Bhim Army in Saharanpur, has raised the hackles of Thakur and Dalit communities in this sensitive region.
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.
Nov 01, 2017
Caste politics is behind BJP's decision to name Prem Kumar Dhumal as Himachal Pradesh CM candidateIt is safe to say that caste politics is behind BJP's declaration of Dhumal as chief ministerial candidate.
Jul 31, 2017
Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale calls for 25% reservation for sections included in other communitiesUnion minister Ramdas Athawale Monday favoured giving reservation to economically-backward sections among other communities (OCs) without "touching" the existing quotas for SCs, STs and OBCs
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 25, 2017
Saharanpur violence: Section 144 imposed; UP govt sacks top district administration authoritiesSaharanpur has been in the grip of caste violence since April, spurred by a minor scuffle between the Thakur and Dalit communities