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Dalits, flogged by gau rakshaks in Una in 2017, to embrace a new religion

Dalits, flogged by gau rakshaks in Una in 2017, to embrace a new religion

A Dalit family, that was allegedly beaten up by cow vigilantes for skinning the carcass of the animal in Una in Gujarat, have decided to embrace Buddhism.

Jan 09, 2018, 19:51 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Election Results: Congress candidate Satpal Singh Raizada wins from Una

Himachal Pradesh Election Results: Congress candidate Satpal Singh Raizada wins from Una

Congress candidate Satpal Singh Raizada wins from Una by defeating BJP's Satpal Singh Satti.

Dec 12, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Vansh Punjabhai Bhimabhai of Congress wins from Gir Somnath's Una

Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Vansh Punjabhai Bhimabhai of Congress wins from Gir Somnath's Una

Punjabhai Vansh of Indian National Congress won from this seat in 2012 assembly elections. 

Dec 12, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani to contest Gujarat election from Vadgam as an independent

Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani to contest Gujarat election from Vadgam as an independent

The 36-year-old lawyer-activist is the head of the Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch.

Nov 27, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Narendra Modi addresses rally in Himachal Pradesh's Una, says Congress has run away from battlefield

Narendra Modi addresses rally in Himachal Pradesh's Una, says Congress has run away from battlefield

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed an election rally in Himachal Pradesh's Una district.

Nov 05, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

Child dies as heavy rains trigger landslides in Himachal Pradesh

The baby was buried alive when a landslide destroyed a house in Chirgaon area of Rohru in Shimla district today while Kangra, Dharamshala and Palampur received heavy rainfall leading to flooding of roads and houses.

 

Jul 18, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Shimla, Manali cut off after continuous snowfall; power lines damaged, traffic snapped

Shimla, Manali cut off after continuous snowfall; power lines damaged, traffic snapped

Popular tourist destinations Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie remained cut off throughout Saturday from the rest of Himachal Pradesh following continuous snowfall, officials said.

Jan 07, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Fallout of Una Dalit flogging incident? 300 Hindus convert to Buddhism in Gujarat on Dussehra

Fallout of Una Dalit flogging incident? 300 Hindus convert to Buddhism in Gujarat on Dussehra

Over 200 people from the Dalit community from Gujarat converted to Buddhism in three separate events organised by Buddhist organisations here on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi, organisers said on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2016, 18:38 PM IST

Centre to release Rs 8.60 crore to Gujarat for Dalit welfare

The Social Justice Ministry has proposed release of 90 percent of the total allocated funds to Gujarat for various welfare schemes for Dalits, two months after seven youths of the community were flogged by cow vigilantes' in the state leading to widespread protests there.

Sep 09, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

22 people arrested for attack on Dalits in Gujarat's Una

Police have arrested 22 people in connection with the attack on Dalits returning to Bhavnagar after attending a protest rally in Una town in which cops were also targeted.

Aug 16, 2016, 20:52 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's appeal falls on deaf ears; 20 Dalits thrashed in Gujarat's Una, 8 seriously injured

PM Narendra Modi's appeal falls on deaf ears; 20 Dalits thrashed in Gujarat's Una, 8 seriously injured

It seems Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to stop atrocities against Dalits have fallen on deaf ears.

Aug 16, 2016, 10:34 AM IST
Kanhaiya Kumar, Vemula's mother in Una to express solidarity as Dalits vow never to remove dead cows again

Kanhaiya Kumar, Vemula's mother in Una to express solidarity as Dalits vow never to remove dead cows again

Radhika Vemula, mother of late Rohith Vemula, and student leader Kanhaiya Kumar joined thousands of Dalits at a school ground in Una where she unfurled the national flag on the occasion of Independence Day.

Aug 15, 2016, 18:39 PM IST

Those attacking Dalits are 'anti-national': RSS

PM Modi addressing a public rally in Hyderabad on Sunday expressed concern over the recent attacks on people from Dalit community.

Aug 09, 2016, 08:28 AM IST
Mass beef eating fest held in Mysuru to protest Una incident; cops detain two

Mass beef eating fest held in Mysuru to protest Una incident; cops detain two

Mysuru Police on Sunday detained two persons for allegedly carrying beef to the 'beef fest' organized in Mysuru on Sunday.

Aug 07, 2016, 14:33 PM IST

Mayawati targets PM Narendra Modi over Una Dalit atrocity incident

BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday launched a vitriolic attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS, alleging that on the one hand, they talk of 'Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas', but on the other target Dalits and Muslims in the name of 'gau raksha' (cow protection).

Aug 04, 2016, 18:56 PM IST

Gujarat: Govt hospital discharges Dalit victims, then reverses decision

The civil hospital here on Monday discharged the four Dalit youths who were being treated after they were beaten up by cow vigilantes, but reversed the decision as the community members protested.

Aug 01, 2016, 21:57 PM IST
BJP MLA Raja Singh backs cow vigilantism, says those who eat beef must be punished

BJP MLA Raja Singh backs cow vigilantism, says those who eat beef must be punished

Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh has said those who consume cow meat are bringing disgrace to the entire community and should be taught a lesson.

Aug 01, 2016, 17:12 PM IST
Won't lift carcasses from streets unless provided firearms for safety, say Gujarat Dalits

Won't lift carcasses from streets unless provided firearms for safety, say Gujarat Dalits

Gujarat Dalit leaders on Sunday asked the government to give them firearms in view of atrocities by Hindu activists as thousands of Dalits pledged not to lift carcasses from the streets.

Jul 31, 2016, 18:42 PM IST

Dalits refuse to dispose of dead cattle, demand protection in Gujarat

On July 11, four Dalit youths were beaten up by cow vigilantes at Mota Samadhiyala village in Una taluka of Gir Somnath district when they were skinning a dead cow.

Jul 29, 2016, 15:34 PM IST