In April 2010 a 70-year-old Dalit and his physically-challenged daughter were killed at Haryana`s Mirchpur village.Oct 31, 2011, 17:21 PM IST
A Delhi court reserved
its judgement on the culpability of 98 dominant Jat community
men for allegedly burning alive a 70-year-old Dalit.
The killing of Dalits in Mirchpur
in Haryana was on Thursday recounted in a court here as the son of a
70-year-old man, who was burnt alive along with his phyiscally
challenged daughter by dominant Jat community people.
Upset over some Mirchpur village
(in Haryana) Dalits` reluctance to return home after last
year`s killings of a man and his daughter, a Delhi court has
said their lack of trust in law enforcing agencies was not
A judge, hearing the Mirchpur case in a court in Delhi, on Saturday visited the village, the scene of violence in April last year, in Haryana`s Hisar district.Feb 26, 2011, 20:48 PM IST
Haryana Valmiki Yuva Mahasabha,
an organisation representing Dalits, alleged Haryana government was turning a blind eye to the exodus of fear-stricken Dalits from Hisar district`s Mirchpur village.
A Delhi court on Tuesday ordered
deployment of CRPF at Mirchpur village in Haryana.
The stir by residents of Mirchpur
and adjoining villages demanding fresh probe into the killing
of two Dalits in the village last year, spread to new areas on
its ninth day today with protesters blocking highways in Hisar
district, damaging a state roadways bus here and disrupting
movement of trains.
Residents of Mirchpur and adjoining villages, demanding fresh probe into the killing of two Dalits in April last year after which 98 members of their community were booked, today said they would intensify their ongoing agitation.Jan 20, 2011, 21:14 PM IST
Residents of Mirchpur and adjoining villages continued their indefinite sit-in on railway tracks here for the sixth day Thursday.Jan 20, 2011, 13:45 PM IST
The Haryana Govt`s efforts to
broker peace with residents of Mirchpur village protesting at
the railway tracks failed as the indefinite sit-in
seeking a fresh probe into the killing of two Dalits entered the fifth day.
The indefinite sit-in on railway tracks by residents of Mirchpur village seeking fresh probe into the killing of two Dalits in April last year entered the third today.Jan 17, 2011, 13:00 PM IST
Supreme Court slammed the Haryana Government as no counsel from the state was present when it took up for hearing a PIL on torching of two Dalits by upper caste people in Hissar.Nov 18, 2010, 22:18 PM IST
SC slammed Haryana government for delay in arresting 60 accused in the
killing of two Dalits and torching of houses allegedly by
upper caste people at Mirchpur village of Hissar district.
The Haryana government has set up a one man commission to probe the killing of an elderly man and his physically challenged daughter in an arson attack on the houses of Dalits at Mirchpur village in April.Jun 19, 2010, 10:56 AM IST
Angry scenes were witnessed at a
temple in Delhi when Dalits from Mirchpur
in Haryana, who fled the village after being targeted by members of another community, allegedly attacked a senior
government official who visited them.
Two members of the family
of an elderly man and his disabled daughter burnt alive in
caste violence in Mirchpur village of the district have been
provided jobs, a Haryana government official said today.