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.

UP horror: 6-year-old girl `raped and buried alive`

In a horrific incident, a six-year-old dalit girl was allegedly raped and buried in Maharajganj district in Uttar Pradesh.

NHRC notice to Punjab govt on social boycott of dalits in Sangrur

The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that 105 families of Scheduled Castes have been facing social boycott by upper caste people in Baopur village of Moonak Sub-Division of District Sangrur, Punjab since May 15 of this year.

Dalit groom, on horse-back, pulled down, beaten up

A Dalit groom was allegedly beaten and forced to get down from the horse he was riding as part of a pre-wedding ritual, by upper caste men at Sadwa village in the district, the police said here.

UP govt suspends Badaun`s Labour Enforcement Officer

The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday night ordered the suspension of Labour Enforcement Officer of Badaun district on the charges of dereliction of duty.

UP rape case: BJP to `gherao` Akhilesh Yadav`s office on Monday

BJP on Sunday announced a `gherao` of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav`s office tomorrow to protest the increasing instances of crime against women in the state.

Badaun gang-rape case unfortunate, necessary steps already taken: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Prdaesh Chief Minister Akileh Yadav on Sunday termed the shocking gang-rape and murder of two teenage sisters here on Sunday whose bodies were found hanging from a tree in the village as an unfortunate incident.

Badaun case: Accused confess gang-raping, murdering teen sisters

Three accused have confessed to the shocking gang-rape and murder of the two teenage sisters in Badaun whose bodies were found hanging from a tree in the village, reports stated on Sunday.

10 rapes reported daily in Uttar Pradesh on an average: NCRB

On an average 10 rapes are reported everyday in Uttar Pradesh, a senior police official said on Friday quoting National Crime Record Bureau data.

Concerned about lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh: Congress

Voicing concern over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, Congress on Friday asked the SP government to take all action in the gangrape and murder case of two Dalit sisters, but said it would not demand a CBI probe into it or President`s Rule in the state "right now".