Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat': Society should cooperate to end manual scavenging, says PM
Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat': Society should cooperate to end manual scavenging, says PM

Regretting the continuance of manual scavenging, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought cooperation of the society in the resolve to get rid of this "blot" during the 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar which is being celebrated this year.

PM Modi unveils foundation stone of Dr BR Ambedkar International Centre

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday laid the foundation stone of Dr BR Ambedkar International Centre here, and said, “If Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar was not there, where would Narendra Modi be...I think about this often.”

Telangana CM discusses welfare issues with collectors

Welfare of Dalits and minorities education system were among the issues discussed on the second day of the conference of district collectors and other officials with the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao here on Saturday.

Balmikis' homes in Rampur won't be demolished for now, members end fast

Members of Balmiki community here ended their nine-day hunger strike on Thursday after assurances that a proposal against demolition of their homes would be sent to the state government "within 15 days".

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Parties go all out to stake claim to Ambedkar's legacy

Dr B R Ambedkar's birth anniversary Tuesday got political parties going all out in the contest to woo the voters as they hailed the Dalit icon while staking a claim to his legacy.

Ambedkar Jayanti: Political parties trying to cash in on the Dalit icon to woo voters?

Political parties are trying cash in on Dalit icon Dr BR Ambedkar.by aligning themselves with him to woo voters.

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BJP joins Dalit families in protest against demolition drive in Rampur

Protesting against a proposed demolition drive by the Rampur administration, around 80 Dalit families in Rampur, a city of western Uttar Pradesh, have said that they will convert to Islam on Ambedkar Jayanti, April 14.

Dalits in Rampur stage protest against proposed demolition drive

Hundreds of Dalits in Rampur's Topkhana Valmiki Basti staged a protest against a proposed demolition drive by the administration and threatened to convert en masse to Islam on Ambedkar Jayanti (April 14) if their houses are razed.

Modi cabinet expansion: Exclusive interview with RPI's Ramdas Athawale

Republican Party of India's Ramdas Athawale spoke to Zee Media regarding the upcoming BJP' govt's cabinet expansion.

Backwards, dalits will ensure BJP comes to power in UP: Amit Shah

Reaching out to backward and dalit communities, BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said they should ensure that the party comes to power in Uttar Pradesh for it is only Prime Minister Narendra Modi who can understand their plight as he has risen from among them.

Web-based tool to monitor atrocities against Dalits, tribals

Claiming that the government has failed to safeguard the interests of the marginalised, National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairperson P.L. Punia on Wednesday called for advancing awareness about a web-based monitoring tool called ATM that tracks atrocities against Dalits and the tribals across India.

Temple locked following dispute over entry of Dalits in Tamil Nadu

Prohibitory orders were on Tuesday clamped in 21 villages in the district and a temple locked by revenue officials apprehending trouble after Adi Dravidar community people were allegedly barred from attending its consecration slated tomorrow by caste Hindus.

Social boycott of Dalits can't be ended by judicial order: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said that it cannot pass an order to end alleged social boycott of the Dalit community in violence-hit Mirchpur village in Haryana as it would be an "ineffective" one.

SC relief to Ramdev in new 'honeymooon remark' cases

Supreme Court on Monday stayed fresh criminal proceedings initiated recently in different parts of country against Yoga guru Ramdev, for his alleged controversial "honeymoon" remarks targeting Rahul Gandhi over visiting homes of Dalits.

Bihar: Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi exhorts Dalits to hold key to power

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday exhorted the Dalits to hold key to power or their progress was not possible.

Bihar CM Manjhi exhorts Dalits to hold key to power

 Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday exhorted the Dalits to hold key to power or their progress was not possible.

Madras HC moved for relief to Dalits

 Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Government to file a counter affidavit within two weeks on relief and rehabilitation measures in Kolliruppu village in Cuddalore District where Dalits were allegedly attacked in November last year.

NSCS team holds inquiry into attack on Dalits

A two-member team of the National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) on Wednesday conducted an inquiry into the alleged attack on Dalits last week at Kuraiyur in the district that left one person dead and two others injured.