Maharashtra: Three members of a Dalit family killed; dumped in dry well

Three members of a Dalit family in Jawkhede Khalsa village here were cruelly killed, one of them decapitated before being thrown into a dry well, police said on Friday.

Three arrested in connection with Dalit-Jat clash in Muzaffarnagar

Three men have been arrested here in connection with a clash between Dalit and Jat communities, police said on Saturday.

Councillor booked for calling East Delhi mayor 'dalit'

Mayor of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has registered a case against Congress councillor Ishrat Begum for allegedly calling her a "dalit" and obstructing her from discharging her duties.

Durga Shakti Nagpal's IAS husband suspended

IAS officer Abhishek Singh, husband of Durga Shakti Nagpal whose suspension as SDM had triggered a controversy, was on Saturday suspended by the UP Chief Minister for allegedly treating a Dalit teacher in an "inhuman" manner in Mathura district.

Odisha: Dalit couple affected by AIDS boycotted

A young Dalit couple from Bhairabagarh village of Naxal-affected Rayagada district has been boycotted for being affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Temple row shameful, Bihar CM should have taken action: Paswan

Terming as "shameful" the incident of a temple being cleaned up after Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's visit, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday wondered as to why the Dalit leader did not ask the police to arrest the guilty.

Minor Dalit girl gangraped in AP

A 17-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly blackmailed and gang-raped by five youths for the last four months in a village here, police said on Sunday.

Social identities have led to discrimination: Ansari

Citizens belonging to SCs, STs, religious minorities and women have suffered discrimination due to their social identities and this in turn has affected their access to resources, opportunities and even civil rights, Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said.

NHRC notices to Jhansi authorities over torture of Dalit youth

The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued notices to the district authorities of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh over the alleged torture of a Dalit youth who was "thrashed and forced to eat human excreta".

CPI(M) condemns dismissal of 11 Dalit students from Rajasthan school

The CPI(M) on Monday strongly condemned the dismissal of 11 Dalit students from a Rajasthan school after two of them were found drinking water from a pot meant for an upper caste teacher and demanded their immediate reinstatement.

Dalit students beaten up,expelled for drinking from common pot

A teacher was on Saturday arrested for allegedly beating up and expelling 11 Dalit students for drinking water from a common earthen pot in a primary school in Nokha area here.

Four held for alleged forced conversion in Bihar

Four of the seven people accused of forcing to convert a Dalit family to Islam have been arrested in Bihar`s Sitamarhi district, police said on Thursday.

CPI-M to form all India Dalit front in November

The CPI-M will form an All India Dalit Exploitation Liberation Manch (AIDELM) Nov 27 in New Delhi, a party politburo member has said.

Kerala BJP seeks discontinuation of Ranganath report on Dalits

Kerala BJP on Sunday sought discontinuation of the Ranganath Mishra Commission report which has recommended inclusion of convert Dalit Christians and Dalit Muslims in the list of Scheduled Castes.

Dalit beaten to death in UP

A 60-year-old Dalit was beaten to death by four persons over a minor dispute in Maghakheri village here, police said on Thursday.

Factory owner held for raping employee in Punjab

The owner of a garment factory here has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the gang-rape of a dalit woman who worked at his factory, police said on Wednesday.

Uttar Pradesh: 40-year-old woman gang-raped by 10 men

A 40-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped by 10 persons who committed the crime after assaulting and overpowering her husband and son in the Cantonment area, police said.

Dalit hacked to death in running bus in TN

A 40-year-old man was hacked to death and two others were injured allegedly by some unidentified in a running bus near Tirunelveli.

17-year-old girl raped by fellow villager in UP

A 17-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by a man in her village in the Kaudiya area, police said.

Dalit girl raped in UP

A 15-year-old Dalit girl was raped allegedly by a youth in Baniyather area, police said here on Wednesday.