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Dalit Christians take out march

Dalit Christians take out march

Thiruvananthapuram: The capital witnessed a second consecutive day of protest on the issue of reservation on Tuesday as thousands of Dalit Christians took out a ‘reservation protection rally’ to the Secretariat. The rally, organised by the Council of Dalit Christians (CDC), raised the demand of 5% reservation for Dalit Christians in Union government recruitments and […]

Andhra Pradesh: Bjp Activist Who Forced Dalit Youths To Take Dip In Dirty Water Arrested

Andhra Pradesh: Bjp Activist Who Forced Dalit Youths To Take Dip In Dirty Water Arrested

Bangalore: A former BJP activist, who was absconding after beating up and forcing two dalit youths to take a dip in dirty water in Telangana’s Nizamabad district , has finally been arrested from a hideout in Hyderabad. Bharat Reddy, who was associated with the BJP in Navipet block, harassed the dalit youths for questioning him […]

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Dalits who fled village launch protest, demand arrest of 19 upper-caste men for threats

Dalits who fled village launch protest, demand arrest of 19 upper-caste men for threats

Dehradun: Members of Dalit families in Tehri district who were forced to flee their village of Gangi in the quiet of the night after alleged threats from upper-caste men have sat on a protest in Parade Ground in Dehradun on Monday. The Dalits are demanding arrest of 19 upper-caste men from the village in Bhilangana […]

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Ongoing state violations of human rights in India must end

Ongoing state violations of human rights in India must end

By Pushkar Raj: The continued incarceration of Dalit youth leader Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan in an Uttar Pradesh jail is symptomatic of alarming human rights violations by the state in India, made worse by a steady emasculation of the constitutional institutions meant to protect civil rights. Ravan, the founder of a Dalit organization, Bhim Army, is […]

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Outrage in Hisar as 5-yr-old Dalit raped, brutalised with stick, killed

Outrage in Hisar as 5-yr-old Dalit raped, brutalised with stick, killed

A five-year-old Dalit girl was abducted, raped, brutalised with a wooden stick and killed in Haryana’s Hisar district, sparking outrage in the area, in a chilling reminder of Nirbhaya’s gang-rape and murder in Delhi five years ago. The mother said she, along with her daughter, went to sleep in her house at Uklana village, about […]

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Sewer cleaning deaths: ‘Workers hired for odd jobs were asked to clean manhole’

Sewer cleaning deaths: ‘Workers hired for odd jobs were asked to clean manhole’

Ludhiana: A day after two workers died and three got took ill while cleaning sewer line at Hotel Grand Marian of Ludhiana, families of the victims told police that none of the five were professional sewer cleaners and were not even hired for this job. They were instead hired for other odd jobs at hotel […]

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Uttarakhand: Dalits leave village after ‘Upper-caste threat’

Uttarakhand: Dalits leave village after ‘Upper-caste threat’

Dehradun: Atleast 19 Dalits have left Gangi, a remote village in Tehri district’s Ghansali tehsil, and have taken refuge in the Bhilangna block building, stating that they have been getting “death threats from the upper-caste villagers”. According to Ghansali Sub-Divisional Magistrate C S Chauhan, the incident happened on December 1 when Rakesh Lal, a Dalit, […]

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Ambedkar remembered on death anniversary

Ambedkar remembered on death anniversary

Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy, his cabinet colleagues, political leaders and representatives of various Dalit outfits on Wednesday paid rich tributes to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his death anniversary. Mr. Narayanasamy, Speaker V. Vaithilingam, Minister for Public Works A. Namassivayam, Social Welfare Minister M. Kandasamy, Minister for Education R. Kamalakannan, Minister for Health Malladi Krishna Rao, […]

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Muslims, Dalits & tribals to unite, thwart BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Muslims, Dalits & tribals to unite, thwart BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

On the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, prominent Muslim groups in the state held a meeting to bring their community, Dalits and tribals together on a common platform to thwart the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls. A public meeting was organised on Wednesday at Rani Rashmoni Road in Kolkata, where two prominent Muslim […]

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Dalit student thrashed in tuition class

Dalit student thrashed in tuition class

Rajkot: A dalit student was beaten up by his teachers and a peon of a tuition class in Khodiyarnagar area of Rajkot on Tuesday evening. Police said the student, identified as Mayur Vala (18), a resident of Khodiyarnagar-3, 80-feet Road in Rajkot, was at Shiv Group tuition class at Pujara Plot lane-6 when the incident […]

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