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Rashtriya Ekta Manch organizes protest and peace rally against killings of Muslim techie and Dalit youth in Maharashtra

Rashtriya Ekta Manch organizes protest and peace rally against killings of Muslim techie and Dalit youth in Maharashtra

Mumbai: With the intention of spreading environment of peace and harmony in the state and to express solidarity with the families of victims of hatred within the society, Rashtriya Ekta Manch and Maulana Azad Vichar Manch staged protests in different districts across Maharashtra. Many Hindus and Muslims came together for the purpose under a banner […]

Dalits deprived of govt schemes – DSS

Dalits deprived of govt schemes – DSS

Karnataka: The Mangalore unit of the Dalit Sangharsha Samithi has alleged that the developmental projects of the state government are limited only to records and the government itself is denying the development to people. The Samithi held a protest here on Thursday July 10 at the DC’s office. The convener of all the Dalit organizations […]

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Tension Rises as One More Dalit Attacked

Tension Rises as One More Dalit Attacked

CHIDAMBARAM: A Dalit student was attacked at Vadakku Mangudi village near here on Wednesday, further intensifying the prevailing tension. As people belonging to the intermediate caste and Dalit communities started gathering at the village, a heavy posse of police was deployed. According to sources, Santhosh (15), class X student of a government school, was attacked by […]

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Ambedkar statue desecrated

Ambedkar statue desecrated

NIZAMABAD: Dalit organizations condemned the desecration of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar statue at Balkonda mandal headquarters town by unidentified persons and staged a rasta roko on the National Highway-44 on Monday. They demanded the arrest of those responsible for the act. Tahsildar Pandarinath and Circle Inspector Govardhanagiri rushed to the spot and convinced them to withdraw […]

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NHRC Notice to State on Dalit Youth Torture Case

NHRC Notice to State on Dalit Youth Torture Case

BHUBANESWAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has slapped a show-cause notice on Odisha Government asking it to explain why compensation should not be provided to a Dalit youth who was subjected to police excesses which led to the violation of his human rights last year. The rights panel has asked Chief Secretary JK Mohapatra […]

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Dalit family seeks fresh probe into mysterious death of woman

Dalit family seeks fresh probe into mysterious death of woman

JODHPUR: The mysterious death of a young Dalit woman in a far-off village of Jodhpur has forced her in-laws’ family to sit on a dharna outside the Collectorate since May 28 seeking a re-investigation into the case. The woman’s father-in-law Tejaram runs between police stations and court, while his wife and two children — both […]

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Crime against dalits biggest challenge for Bihar CM

Crime against dalits biggest challenge for Bihar CM

Patna: As per the NCRB data, 6,721 incidents of crime against persons belonging to the scheduled castes (SCs) were recorded in Bihar during calendar year 2013, the second highest for any Indian state after Uttar Pradesh with 7,078 cases. As such, Bihar contributed 17.05% of all incidents of crime against SCs, spread across 28 states […]

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Dalits attacked by Caste Hindus

Dalits attacked by Caste Hindus

TIRUCHULI: Three Dalits, including a woman, were injured when a mob belonging to upper caste attacked their houses at Agarathupatti alias Tirumalaipuram near here on Wednesday. Police have registered case against 48 persons and picked up nine persons for questioning. An AIADMK functionary, Muthuramalingam, has been cited as the prime accused in the case booked […]

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