Ram Vilas Paswan demands reservation for SCs, STs in private sector

Ram Vilas Paswan demands reservation for SCs, STs in private sector

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said as the private companies are availing benefits from the government, they should provide reservation to the dalits.

UP school headmaster in trouble for purifying chair used by Dalit village head

UP school headmaster in trouble for purifying chair used by Dalit village head

A probe has been ordered against the headmaster of a primary school in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh after a complaint by the Dalit village head that the he purified his chair before sitting on it as it was was used by her.

IIMC students post `derogatory remarks` against Dalit, tribal students; probe ordered

IIMC students post `derogatory remarks` against Dalit, tribal students; probe ordered

Days after Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula committed suicide in Hyderabad, a group of students of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) in Delhi posted `derogatory remarks` against Dalit and tribal students on social media.

Another Union Minister claims Rohith Vemula was an OBC, not a Dalit

Another Union Minister claims Rohith Vemula was an OBC, not a Dalit

Earlier, Union ministers Sushma Swaraj and Jual Oram had claimed that Vemula was not a Dalit.

Shiv Sena fears washout of Budget session over Rohith Vemula issue

Shiv Sena fears washout of Budget session over Rohith Vemula issue

The controversy over Dalit student Rohith Vemula's suicide is refusing to die down.

Rohith Vemula suicide: Rahul Gandhi playing politics on dead bodies, says BJP

Rohith Vemula suicide: Rahul Gandhi playing politics on dead bodies, says BJP

BJP national spokesperson Sambi Patra accused Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi of politicising death of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula.

Dalit scholar suicide: Ex-judge Roopanwal to head probe panel

Senior HRD ministry officials said that Justice (retd) Roopanwal will review the entire sequence of events, the circumstances and establish facts and correctives in connection with the incident.

My son was murdered: Rohith Vemula's father

My son was murdered: Rohith Vemula's father

Adding a new twist to the story of Rohith Vemula, the Dalit research scholar who had recently committed suicide at Hyderabad Central University campus, his father has alleged that his son might have been murdered and a case of suicide made out of it.

Rohith Vemula was not a Dalit, but an OBC?

Rohith Vemula was not a Dalit, but an OBC?

According to the latest media report, which is likely to bring a new twist to the Rohith Vemula suicide case, the Hyderabad University was not a Dalit but an OBC.

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-Mother Bharti has lost her son, said PM Modi on Rohit Vemulla's suicide.
-PM Modi in Varanasi.
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-Mother Bharti has lost her son, said PM Modi on Rohit Vemulla's suicide.
-PM Modi in Varanasi.
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Dalit scholar's death: HCU announces Rs 8 lakh ex-gratia to Rohith Vemula's family

The Hyderabad Central University today announced an ex-gratia of Rs eight lakh to the family of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula Chakravarti who committed suicide.

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-PM Modi got emotional while talking about Rohit Vemulla.
-Rohit Vemulla not a Dalit!
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Dalit scholar's death: Two-member team to submit report to Smriti Irani today

Dalit scholar's death: Two-member team to submit report to Smriti Irani today

Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula's suicide has snowballed into a huge controversy.

Scholar suicide: Delhi students say revoking suspension not enough

Students from various varsities across Delhi who have been protesting over the alleged suicide by a Dalit research scholar in Hyderabad University say the decision to revoke suspension of four other students came "too late" and they will not call off their agitation.

Rohith Vemula case shows government is anti-Dalit: Congress

Scholar Rohith Vemula`s suicide in Hyderabad University shows the "anti-Dalit attitude" of the central government, the Congress said on Thursday.

Dalit suicide case: Congress demands sacking of Smriti Irani, Bandaru Dattatreya

Dalit suicide case: Congress demands sacking of Smriti Irani, Bandaru Dattatreya

Going on the offensive on the dalit student's suicide case in Hyderabad, Congress today

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-Hearing of Bhawna at the court today for throwing ink at CM Kejriwal.
-A Dalit student committed suicide at Hyderabad University.
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BSP Rajya Sabha MP Jugal Kishore joins BJP

Bahujan Samaj Party MP Jugal Kishore on Friday joined BJP, a move the saffron party claims will help it woo crucial Dalit voters in Uttar Pradesh, which will go to the polls early next year.

Alleging 'victimisation', Dalit IAS officer Umrao Salodiya converts to Islam

Alleging 'victimisation', Dalit IAS officer Umrao Salodiya converts to Islam

Alleging that he is being "victimised", a senior IAS officer here from the SC community has changed his religion and applied for Voluntary Retirement from Service (VRS) in protest against the extension of tenure awarded to Chief Secretary CS Rajan.