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Dalit shot at, family members thrashed over 'stolen' radish in Uttar Pradesh

A 30-year-old Dalit was shot at allegedly by a gram pradhan and three others who also thrashed the victim's family members after accusing them of stealing a radish, police said on Monday.

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate international terminal at Gujarat's Vadodara airport

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate international terminal at Gujarat's Vadodara airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday on a daylong visit.

Principal to be arrested for Bihar Dalit student's thrashing

Bihar Police has ordered the arrest of a Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV)principal for not taking timely action in a Dalit student`s thrashing in the school premises in August, police said on Friday.

KV Principal to be arrested for Bihar Dalit student's thrashing

KV Principal to be arrested for Bihar Dalit student's thrashing

 Bihar Police has ordered the arrest of a Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV)principal for not taking timely action in a Dalit student`s thrashing in the school premises in August, police said on Friday.

Dalit student thrashing in Bihar's Muzaffarpur: KV suspends principal, 15 others shifted

Dalit student thrashing in Bihar's Muzaffarpur: KV suspends principal, 15 others shifted

The incident came to light when a video of two sons of a murder accused mercilessly beating their Dalit classmate went viral on social media.

Video, shot week before his suicide, shows Rohith Vemula saying 'I am a Dalit'

Video, shot week before his suicide, shows Rohith Vemula saying 'I am a Dalit'

Rohith Vemula committed suicide at the University of Hyderabad on January 17.

Maratha quota: Bombay HC gives govt last chance to file affidavit

The Bombay High Court on Thursday voiced dissatisfaction over the Maharashtra government's delay in filing affidavit and other submissions in a matter pertaining to reservation in government jobs and educational institutions in the state for the Maratha community.

Dalit killed with sharp-edged weapon in Punjab, leg chopped off

Dalit killed with sharp-edged weapon in Punjab, leg chopped off

A 20-year-old Dalit youth, allegedly involved in illicit liquor trade, was tortured to death and his leg chopped off by rivals, drawing condemnation from the opposition Congress, which alleged the perpetrators had links to the ruling Akali Dal.

Family refuses to cremate murdered Punjab Dalit youth

The family of a 20-year-old Dalit youth, who was brutally murdered in Punjab`s Mansa district, on Wednesday refused to cremate the body till his missing leg was found and his assailants arrested.

Dalit youth found dead with left leg chopped off in Punjab's Mansa, 6 booked for murder

Dalit youth found dead with left leg chopped off in Punjab's Mansa, 6 booked for murder

There were injury marks on the body of Sukhchain and his leg was also found chopped off, police said, adding efforts are being made to trace the lost limb.

Rohith Vemula committed suicide due to `personal frustration` not discrimination: Probe report

Rohith Vemula committed suicide due to `personal frustration` not discrimination: Probe report

An inquiry found out that Rohith Vemula's mother “branded” herself as Dalit to avail the benefits of reservation.

Republican Party of India (Athawale) to hold joint conference of Dalits and Marathas

The Republican Party of India (Athawale faction) today announced a joint conference of leaders from the Dalit and Maratha communities, where a resolution backing the demand of reservations for the latter would be passed.

Millionaire Gayatri Prajapati among two sacked by UP CM Akhilesh Yadav over embezzlement of funds

Millionaire Gayatri Prajapati among two sacked by UP CM Akhilesh Yadav over embezzlement of funds

Months ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2017, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday sacked state Mining Minister Gayatri Prajapati from his Cabinet, according to PTI report. 

Man rapes teenaged girl in Punjab's Moga

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 30-year-old man at a village here, police said today.

Centre to release Rs 8.60 crore to Gujarat for Dalit welfare

The Social Justice Ministry has proposed release of 90 percent of the total allocated funds to Gujarat for various welfare schemes for Dalits, two months after seven youths of the community were flogged by cow vigilantes' in the state leading to widespread protests there.

BJP slams Azam Khan, says SP leaders, ministers grabbing lands

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday slammed Uttar Pradesh`s Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mohd Azam Khan for his derogatory remark on BR Ambedkar in Ghaziabad that the pointed finger of Ambedkar statue exhorts people to go in for land grabbing.

How to crack gold at Olympics? Baba Ramdev knows the secret, suggests 'cow  ghee'for Indian athletes

How to crack gold at Olympics? Baba Ramdev knows the secret, suggests 'cow ghee'for Indian athletes

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said that the power to a real champion will come by consuming cow's ghee and not by eating beef. 

ABVP JNU unit vice-president Jatin Goraya resigns

Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad's JNU unit vice-president Jatin Goraya has resigned from the post, saying he was "tired" of ABVP's stand on the attacks against Dalits.

When IIT directors chant Bharat Mata Ki Jai slogans during IIT council meet — Know what happened

When IIT directors chant Bharat Mata Ki Jai slogans during IIT council meet — Know what happened

In the first of its kind, 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' slogans were raised in the council meeting of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in the national capital. 

Roopanwal commission submits report on Rohith Vemula suicide

Sources said the one-member Commission has submitted its report to UGC officials, though there was no official confirmation.