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Dalit Groups Call For Mumbai Shutdown, Parts Of City Tense: 10 Updates

Dalit Groups Call For Mumbai Shutdown, Parts Of City Tense: 10 Updates

Mumbai/Pune:  Several towns and cities in Maharashtra remained on edge as after a day of angry protests, Dalit groups called for a shutdown in the state on Wednesday. The police said they have made elaborate arrangements in view of the call, and while schools have made no announcement regarding closure, a school bus owners’ association […]

Violence near Bhima Koregaon: 1 killed

Violence near Bhima Koregaon: 1 killed

Pune: As lakhs of Dalits gathered in the city to attend an event to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon, there were violent clashes between Dalit and Maratha groups, resulting in the death of at least one person and injuries to several others. The main event at the Jay-stambh (victory memorial) […]

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Social boycott of Dalits in Nagaladinne village

Social boycott of Dalits in Nagaladinne village

Kurnool: The upper castes have allegedly announced social boycott of Dalits, snapped the water supply pipeline to the SC Colony and threatened to slap a fine of Rs. 5,000 on villagers who interact with them and the traders in Nagaladinne village in Rudravaram mandal in Kurnool district. The boycott was announced after Pullanna and Elisha, […]

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Dalit children narrate tales of harassment

Dalit children narrate tales of harassment

Jaipur:Experts call for audit of schools Instances of Dalit and tribal children being made to sit and eat separately from others, being denied admission in schools, facing punishment without any reason and forced to perform humiliating tasks were among the cases highlighted at a public hearing here over the weekend. About a dozen children from […]

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