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Pregnant woman assaulted for ‘contaminating’ garbage bin in Uttar Pradesh

Pregnant woman assaulted for ‘contaminating’ garbage bin in Uttar Pradesh

A nine-month pregnant Dalit woman who was brutally beaten for “contaminating” a garbage bin at a Meerut village last week succumbed to her injuries on Saturday. Savitri Devi (34) was allegedly beaten with sticks and kicked in the stomach by Rohit Kumar and his mother Anju Devi. The victim’s nine-year-old daughter was present at the […]

Dalit shopkeeper thrashed by upper caste men in Mainpuri

Dalit shopkeeper thrashed by upper caste men in Mainpuri

Agra: A 35-year-old dalit shopkeeper was brutally beaten up by two upper caste men who refused to pay for the goods that they bought from his makeshift shop in Nagla Bhupati village on Monday. According to police the suspects, Kallan and Pappan Thakur were booked after , Lankesh Kumar (Nat)’s Amlesh Devi filed a complaint […]

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‘Not Joining Congress, But Aim To Bring BJP Down,’ Says Gujarat Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani

‘Not Joining Congress, But Aim To Bring BJP Down,’ Says Gujarat Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani

Ahmedabad:  Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, being aggressively courted by the Congress, says he is clear he will join no political party. But he is also clear that he “will do what needs to be done to bring down the BJP” in Gujarat. The 36-year-old lawyer and activist, who has led protests in Gujarat against attacks on Dalits […]

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Muzaffarnagar: Dalit men injured after clashes erupt over bursting of firecrackers

Muzaffarnagar: Dalit men injured after clashes erupt over bursting of firecrackers

Muzaffarnagar : Several people from the Dalit community were injured in a clash over burning of firecrackers at Muzaffarnagar’s Charthawal town, the police said on Saturday. Trouble started when some Dalit youths opposed the bursting of crackers by another group, they said. “Two persons have been arrested and a case has been registered against 30 […]

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14-Year-Old Dalit Girl Sensational Killing, Raped Before Being Killed

14-Year-Old Dalit Girl Sensational Killing, Raped Before Being Killed

Lucknow: Shahjahenpur was rocked with sensational killing of a 14-year-old Dalit girl, who was also reportedly raped before being killed. The girl went missing on Tuesday morning and her body was recovered on Wednesday morning. A case was registered in this regard by the police and the body was sent for post-mortem examination. Reports said […]

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Boy died of police torture, not accident: Rights body

Boy died of police torture, not accident: Rights body

Jaipur: A team from the Centre for Dalit Rights visited the family of 15-year-old Ajay Kumar of Manpur Macheri village in Jaipur district. On October 13, the boy died while under police custody. Police said the boy jumped off the motorcycle while he was being taken to the police station and died after a truck […]

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Dalit teen found killed in UP village

Dalit teen found killed in UP village

Shahjahanpur: The body of a 14-year-old Dalit girl who appeared to have been raped and then killed was found in a village here, police said on Wednesday. Empty pouches of alcohol were found near the body of the Class 8 student, who went missing last evening from her home in Ahmadnagar village under the Roja […]

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Gedela Raju murder: dalit forum seeks arrest of prime accused

Gedela Raju murder: dalit forum seeks arrest of prime accused

Visakhapatnam: The Dalit Praja Sangala Ikyavedika, on Monday demanded the arrest of DSP Dasari Ravi Babu, who is the prime accused in the alleged murder of rowdy-sheeter Kopperla Satyanarayana Raju alias Gedela Raju. The Dalit unions also demanded action against the then city police chief citing that the IPS officer had neglected in filing FIR […]

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Rapar tense after dalits, darbars clash

Rapar tense after dalits, darbars clash

Rajkot: Tension prevailed in Rapar town of Kutch district on Monday following clash between upper caste darbars and dalits during a public rally to commemorate 200 years of dalit revolution in Bhimakore village of Maharashtra. Both the communities have lodged cross complaints against each other with Rapar police station. Member of the dalit community had […]

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Dalit activists demand DSP Ravibabu’s arrest

Dalit activists demand DSP Ravibabu’s arrest

Visakhapatnam: Dalit Praja Sangala Ikyavedika demanded arrest of  DSP Dasari Ravi, who is accused of killing rowdy-sheeter of  Gajuwaka Gedela Raju. They also demanded action against a former commissioner of police, who neglected in filing FIR against the police officer soon after a complaint was lodged by Padmalatha, who also died under mysterious circumstances. The […]

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