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Dalit leaders to hold protest rally on May 15

Dalit leaders to hold protest rally on May 15

AURANGABAD: The Dalit Atyachar Virodhi Kruti Samiti, a joint action committee comprising leaders of various political parties, on Friday said they would hold a rally on May 15 to protest against the recent incidents of crimes on dalits. The rally will start from Kranti Chowk at noon and pass through important places before culminating in […]

Bhagana Dalits to protest outside Hooda residence

Bhagana Dalits to protest outside Hooda residence

New Delhi: Seven weeks after the gang-rape of four Dalit girls of Bhagana village in Haryana’s Hisar district, allegedly by upper caste men, the victims and their families will protest at Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s residence in the Capital on Sunday. While five of the accused have been arrested, the protesters – who have […]

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Make SC, ST Ordinance a Bill: Dalit leaders

Make SC, ST Ordinance a Bill: Dalit leaders

Orissa: Speakers and many Dalit leaders on Saturday while participating in a State-level roundtable hailed the outgoing UPA-II Government’s promulgation of SC and ST Prevention of Atrocity Act Amendment Ordinance-2014 on March 4 this year and urged all the stakeholders to make it a Bill as it has lots of provision to provide justice to […]

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Dalit accuses ASI of thrashing him, harassing wife

Dalit accuses ASI of thrashing him, harassing wife

Fatehgarh: A dalit man has alleged that assistant sub inspector (ASI) beat him up besides detaining his wife in Badali Ala Singh police station on May 4. The complainant Gurmail singh of Patarsi village has complained to the SSP alleging that ASI Amar Singh had summoned him and his wife to the police station during […]

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Inspiring stories of Dalit millionaires: Obstacles to triumph

Inspiring stories of Dalit millionaires: Obstacles to triumph

New Delhi: Multimillionaire Ashok Khade did not have even four annas to replace the broken nib of his pen when he was about to sit for his class XI board exams; Kalpana Saroj worked at a hosiery factory for a measly Rs 2 a day before owning a business empire of Rs 1,000 crore. These […]

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State govt in damage control mode after anti-Dalit incidents

State govt in damage control mode after anti-Dalit incidents

Mumbai : In an apparent damage control exercise after recent incidents of “honour killing” of a Dalit boy in Ahmednagar district and boycott of Dalits in Buldhana district, two senior Maharashtra ministers on Saturday visited the concerned villages and announced relief measures. Tribal Affairs Minister Madhukar Pichad visited Kharda village in Jamkhed taluka of Ahmednagar and […]

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Dalit Rights body wants Jagan’s ‘sixth signature’

Dalit Rights body wants Jagan’s ‘sixth signature’

Rajahmundry: After the YSRC president Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy claimed that he would change the fate of the entire State with his ‘five signatures and six developmental schemes’ after becoming the Chief Minister, All India Dalit Rights Federation (AIDRF) national convener Kandula Ananda Rao has demanded that Mr. Jagan should put one more signature on the […]

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Five more arrested in dalit boy’s murder case

Five more arrested in dalit boy’s murder case

AHMEDNAGAR: Ahmednagar police on Thursday arrested five more suspects and detained two minors for the murder of 17-year-old dalit boy Nitin Raju Aghe from Kharda village in Jamkhed taluka of Ahmednagar district. Nitin was murdered and hanged from a tree over his alleged love affair with a minor girl from an upper caste on April […]

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