Jitan Ram Manjhi – Sailing against all odds

Jitan Ram Manjhi – Sailing against all odds

True to his surname, Jitan Ram Manjhi, the former chief minister of Bihar and a popular Dalit leader, is like a sailor (oarsman) who has seen many ups and down in his long political career but has survived against all odds.

Maharashtra to buy BR Ambedkar house in London

The Maharashtra government has decided to buy the house in London where BR Ambedkar lived in the 1920s, and convert it into a memorial-cum-museum, an official said here Saturday.

Accused in murder case hacked to death

A five-member gang on Tuesday hacked to death an accused in Dalit leader Pasupathi Pandian murder case.

Dalit leader Udit Raj joins BJP

Senior Dalit leader Udit Raj joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday, a day after he made the announcement of joining the party and said that he wanted to help the party in taking on Aam Aadmi Party and BSP.

Dalit leader Udit Raj to join BJP Monday

Senior Dalit leader Udit Raj will join BJP on Monday saying he wanted to help the party in taking on Aam Aadmi Party and BSP.

Republican Sena chief Anandraj, 7 activists held in 2011 rioting case

Republican Sena chief Anandraj Ambedkar was on Thursday arrested in connection with a rioting case wherein he and his activists had stormed into a local mill premises.

Memorial day of Dalit leader passes off peacefully

The memorial day of Dalit leader Immanuel Sekar, which had sparked off violence in 2011 and 2012, in which 16 persons were killed, passed off peacefully amidst heavy deployment of police in Ramanthapuram district.

Gadkari releases book on Jagjivan Ram, says no politics in it

Nitin Gadkari released a book Jagjivan Ram and said the move should not be seen an his party`s attempt to win confidence of SCs and backward classes.

TN: Bus services hit after Dalit leader`s murder

Bus services to several southern
districts including Dindigul, Tuticorin and Tirunelveli were affected after news about the murder of a Dalit leader in Dindigul spread across the areas.

Dalit leader welcomes reservation in Lokpal

Dalit leader Udit Raj welcomed the Union Cabinet`s decision to include reservation for SC, ST, OBC and other weaker section in the ambit of Lokpal.

Case against Dalit leader Udit Raj`s driver, son

A case has been registered against
Dalit leader Udit Raj`s driver and his son on a complaint
alleging that they were involved in a theft of Rs 1.65 lakh.