Dalit youth assaulted, forced to eat human faeces in UP

A Dalit youth was allegedly assaulted and forced to consume human faeces by three persons at Barkali village under Kotwali police station here, police said on Saturday.

Eight teachers held for 'forcing' Dalit students to clean toilets

Faced with a series of agitations, police on Wednesday arrested eight teachers for allegedly forcing Dalit students to clean toilets in a government-aided high school at a village in the district.

Congress cites Shourie book to slam BJP plan to celebrate Ambedkar legacy

Congress on Friday referred to former BJP MP Arun Shourie's book critical of BR Ambedkar in a bid to throw BJP on to the backfoot on what it claimed was its plan to appropriate the legacy of the Dalit icon.

Dalit girl raped by servant boy in Muzaffarnagar

A youth has been arrested for allegedly raping a seven-year-old Dalit girl at Nawla village here, police said on Sunday.

Minor Dalit girl raped by neighbour in Haryana's Jind

A 13-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly abducted and raped by a neighbourhood youth when she stepped outside her house to answer the call of nature in Ram colony here, police said.

Attack on Dalit youth: NCSC demands report from TN police

Taking suo motu cognisance of an alleged attack on a Dalit youth in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has asked the Tamil Nadu Police to submit a report on the incident.

Three Dalit girls found dead in UP

Three Dalit girls, two of them minors, who have been missing since yesterday, were on Saturday found dead with head injuries in Barhaj area here, a senior officer said.

8-year-old Dalit raped in UP

An eight-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by a minor in a village in Safdarganj police station area here, police said on Thursday.

Dalit youth pays for audacity to dine with upper caste people

 A 30-year-old Dalit youth had to pay for the "crime" of breaking bread with his feudal masters in a Uttar Pradesh village.

Archbishop Anil Couto urges PM to introduce reservation for Christian Dalits

Archbishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto, the Archbishop of Delhi, on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to introduce reservation for Christian Dalits, terming the denial of this privilege as 'unjust and discriminatory'.

Bihar political crisis: Dalits always mistreated in Bihar politics: Pappu Yadav

Even as the Janata Dal (United) expelled Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi from its ranks, thus paving the way for Nitish Kumar to take up the top post, Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD) MP Pappu Yadav on Monday alleged that Dalit leaders are always mistreated in Bihar politics.

Row over degree: HC notice to AAP candidate, ECI and BCI

Delhi High Court has sought the response of Bar Council of India, the poll panel and an AAP candidate for the Delhi assembly polls, on a plea alleging that he got himself enrolled as an advocate on the basis of a "false and bogus" graduation degree.

Delhi polls: Rs 200 crore spent during campaigning, says ASSOCHAM

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) on Thursday stated political parties have spent close to Rs 200 crore while campaigning for the upcoming assembly polls in Delhi, with the bulk of the amount spent on advertisements in the print and electronic media.

Delhi polls: BJP inducts vaishya community members, says move answer to AAP

Under fire from AAP for its dig at Arvind Kejriwal's 'gotra', BJP on Thursday lined up a number of vaishya (baniya) leaders who joined its ranks with the party claiming that was its answer to AAP's attempt to cause "discord" in society ahead of Delhi Assembly polls.

Delhi polls: BJP attacks AAP with 'bribery, falsehood' charges

BJP on Thursday rounded off its campaign for the Delhi polls with another salvo at AAP as it accused the party of distributing money and liquor to woo voters and also claimed that it was misleading the people with false promises and rumours.

Donation row: AVAM goes to EC against AAP

AAP's breakaway group AVAM on Thursday approached the Election Commission and Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police seeking action against the party on the basis of its allegation on the donation issue.

Rahul Gandhi holds another roadshow in Delhi as campaign ends

Pulling out all stops on the last day of campaigning, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday reached out to the electorate holding a roadshow in Sultanpur Majra.

Dinner diplomacy by pro-Nitish camp fuels speculation

The 'dinner diplomacy' by pro-Nitish Kumar ministers at the residence of a senior minister Wednesday night fuelled speculation of attempts to replace Jitan Ram Manjhi by another Dalit in the Chief Minister's post.

BJP woos Dalit voters ahead of Delhi polls

Kicking off the party's campaign for the upcoming Delhi polls at a Dalit meet here, BJP President Amit Shah on Friday made a strong appeal to the members of the community to support the party in forming the next government here.

BJP neglecting common people for RSS agenda: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday charged the BJP-led central government with implementing the Hindutva agenda of the RSS and neglecting the common people and minority communities.