Maha Dalit killings: NGO to stage protest in Maharashtra tomorrow

A city-based NGO will stage a protest here on Saturday against the recent killings of Dalits at a village in Maharashtra.

Ravi Shankar Prasad want Dalit women to operate CSC in dalit villages

 IT Ministry is now working on a plan to train dalit women in running common services centres in villages that have major population of the community, telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.

Bihar CM alleges bias against dalits, says 'temple was washed after my visit'

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday said he himself had been a victim of bias against 'mahadalits', claiming that a temple in Madhubani district was washed and purified soon after his visit a couple of months back.

Bihar CM alleges bias against dalits, says 'temple was washed after my visit'

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday said he himself had been a victim of bias against 'mahadalits', claiming that a temple in Madhubani district was washed and purified soon after his visit a couple of months back.

Bihar CM Manjhi asks 'mahadalits' to unite

Asking 'mahadalits' or the most backward among the Scheduled Castes (SC) to unite, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said it will make them powerful and gain political power.

Four held in connection with murder, beheading of Dalits

 Four persons were arrested today in connection with the beheading of two Dalit brothers after they were hacked to death here.

At event to woo Kerala Dalits, BJP to get Modi boost

As it looks to reach out to Dalits in Kerala, BJP will have Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading those efforts next week when he takes part in the 152nd birth anniversary celebrations of Dalit icon Ayyankali.

Double tumbler system: Six teashop owners held in TN

The 'double tumbler' system of discrimination against Dalits and other caste Hindus where they are given separate cups to drink tea came to the fore in two villages after six tea shop owners were arrested on Saturday for indulging in this practice.

Bihar CM clarifies remark on inter-caste marriage, says his words were misconstrued

Lashing out at the media for misconstruing his remark on inter-caste marriage, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday clarified his statement.

KCR asks officials to wage war against poverty in dalits

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today asked district collectors to work hard to ensure that dalits are lifted out of poverty and that their living conditions are improved.

KCR asks officials to wage war against poverty in Dalits

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday asked district collectors to work hard to ensure that dalits are lifted out of poverty and that their living conditions are improved.

BSP antagonized many Dalits in UP whom BJP wooed: Book

Disaffection among a large section of Dalits for the Bahujan Samaj Party may have paved the way for fragmentation of this caste group in Uttar Pradesh and led to a "great possibility of them being co-opted in a Hindutva project", says a recently-released book.

Deputy SP to probe cases of atrocities against Dalits

An officer of the deputy SP level will probe cases of atrocities against Dalits in Maharashtra, Home Minister R R Patil informed the Legislative Council on Thursday.

BJP opposed to reservation for Dalit community: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday hit out at the BJP alleging that the saffron party opposed the Mandal Commission recommendations for the uplift and reservations for Dalits.

Breather for Ramdev as SC stays all proceedings for `honeymoon` remarks

In a breather to yoga guru Ramdev, the Supreme Court Friday stayed all the proceedings arising from the spate of complaints filed against him following his "honeymoon" remarks against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi`s visits to the homes of Dalits.

Anti-Dalit remarks: SC reprieve for Baba Ramdev, stays further action

In a big reprieve for Baba Ramdev, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed further action against the yoga guru for his uncharitable remarks on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi pertaining to Dalits.

FIR against Ramdev under Atrocities Act for remark on Rahul Gandhi

An FIR was registered against the yoga guru Baba Ramdev here on Wednesday for his controversial statement about the Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

Development flows in Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar

Claiming that development "flows" in Bihar, CM Nitish Kumar said his government created job opportunities for Dalits and Maha-Dalits in mills and factories and reined in corruption.

Bounty for Baba Ramdev`s head: Alvi says BSP leader should be sent to mental hospital

Slamming Bhagwan Singh Chohan for placing a bounty of Rs 1 crore on yoga guru Baba Ramdev`s head, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said the BSP Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha candidate should be sent to a mental hospital for saying this.

Anti-Dalit remarks: BSP leader announces Rs 1 cr bounty on Baba Ramdev`s head

BSP Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha candidate Bhagwan Singh Chohan has a placed a bounty of Rs 1 crore on yoga guru Baba Ramdev`s head for his alleged "anti-Dalit" remarks.