Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday claimed the 15-year-old Dalit boy who died in Sonipat had committed suicide and announced that job will be given to a family member, apart from compensation.
Two children were burnt alive while their parents were reported to be critical when the house of a Dalit family in Ballabhgarh district was set on fire on Tuesday, police said. Three of the 11 accused have been arrested. This Ballabhgarh arson attack is taking a political turn.
Two children were burnt alive while their parents were reported to be critical when the house of a Dalit family in Ballabhgarh district was set on fire on Tuesday, police said. Three of the 11 accused have been arrested. This Faridabad arson attack is taking a political turn.
Having been locked in a bloody conflict in the 1990s, which saw a string of massacres in Bihar's Jehanabad district, the landed forward castes and deprived dalits appear to be sailing on the same boat in the state Assembly polls.
BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday attacked RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's statement on review of quota regime and threatened a nationwide protest against the Narendra Modi government if it "toed" the line of the Sangh leader.
The 'Janapara Kriya Vedike' (a pro-people's organisation) has formed a fact-finding committee to probe the recent clash between Dalits and upper caste people at Huliwana village that broke out following an inter-caste marriage by two consenting adults.
Amid strong protest and walkout by Opposition parties, the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill that seeks to relax the provisions restricting SCs and STs to sell their land to non-Dalits.
Members of Dalit community on Friday held a protest in front of the Sub-Divisional Magistrate's office here alleging that they were stopped from offering 'gangajal' at a temple on Shivratri in Dedwada village in the district.
Jan Kranti Adhikar Morcha (JKAM) leader Pappu Yadav on Sunday said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav have toxic relations with the Muslims and Dalits of the state.