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Six suspected Naxalites detained under NSA

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:26

Six suspected Naxalites, who were recently arrested from a Dalit colony in the district where the marriage of a Dalit boy to a Hindu girl triggered violence in three villages in 2012, were today detained under the the National Security Act.

Govt promises action in rape of minor on panchayat diktat

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:36

The heinous rape of a 10-year old Dalit girl in Jharkhand on the diktat of a panchayat head had its echo in Rajya Sabha today with the entire House demanding stringent punishment to the culprits, forcing the government to promise necessary action.

Dalit girl raped in UP

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:55

A 15-year-old Dalit girl was raped allegedly by a youth in Baniyather area, police said here on Wednesday.

Dalit girl, who was set ablaze succumbs to burns in Gujarat

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 23:40

A 17-year-old Dalit girl, who was allegedly set afire by her neighbours died on Thursday at a civil hospital in Ahmedabad after battling for life for 18 days, police said.

Minor girl `raped`, blackmailed over video clip in MP, three booked

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 00:17

Three youths have been booked for making an obscene video clip of a minor Dalit girl and blackmailing her, police said on Tuesday.

NHRC notice to MP Govt over atrocity against Dalit groom

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 15:11

NHRC Wednesday issued a notice to Madhya Pradesh Government, seeking a report on alleged atrocity against a Dalit bridegroom for riding a horse during his wedding procession by some upper caste people in the state.

UP horror: 6-year-old girl `raped and buried alive`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 08:35

In a horrific incident, a six-year-old dalit girl was allegedly raped and buried in Maharajganj district in Uttar Pradesh.

Present all Badaun case accused for lie detection tests: Court to jail authorities

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 00:27

A local court on Monday directed Badaun jail authorities to ensure the presence of all five accused in the alleged rape and murder of two Dalit sisters before Central Forensic Science Laboratory team from June 24 to June 26 for lie detection tests.

NHRC notice to Punjab govt on social boycott of dalits in Sangrur

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 14:37

The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that 105 families of Scheduled Castes have been facing social boycott by upper caste people in Baopur village of Moonak Sub-Division of District Sangrur, Punjab since May 15 of this year.

Badaun gang-rape accused to undergo narco test

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 14:47

The five accused in the gang-rape and killing of two Dalit girls in Uttar Pradesh`s Badaun district last month will undergo a brain mapping and narco test.

Minor Dalit girl raped in Rampur

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 22:04

A minor Dalit girl was allegedly raped by a married man at gun-point in Rampur district, the eighth rape incident here this month.

Minor Dalit girl raped in Rampur

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 14:37

A minor Dalit girl was allegedly raped by a married man at gun-point in Rampur district, the eighth rape incident here this month.