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Caught on CCTV: Dalit Law student, out for restaurant meal, beaten to death in Allahabad

Caught on CCTV: Dalit Law student, out for restaurant meal, beaten to death in Allahabad

A second-year law student was beaten to death by a group of men outside a restaurant in Allahabad.  The entire incident was caught on CCTV.

Feb 12, 2018, 08:01 AM IST
Sonai honour killing case: Death sentence to 6 for caste-related murders

Sonai honour killing case: Death sentence to 6 for caste-related murders

A local court today awarded death sentence to six convicts in the 2013 Sonai honour killing case in which three Dalit youths were killed in Ahmednagar district.

Jan 20, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
Rohith Vemula's mother must join politics to teach 'Manusmriti Irani' a lesson: Jignesh Mevani

Rohith Vemula's mother must join politics to teach 'Manusmriti Irani' a lesson: Jignesh Mevani

Mevani called the death of Rohith "an institutional murder"

Jan 18, 2018, 10:22 AM IST
Delhi Police cancels Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani's public meet over 'security concerns'

Delhi Police cancels Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani's public meet over 'security concerns'

After Mumbai, the Delhi Police on Monday denied permission to a public meeting that was scheduled to be addressed by newly-elected Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday. 

Jan 08, 2018, 11:42 AM IST

LIVE: Mumbai, Pune on alert as BR Ambedkar's grandson calls for bandh

Dalit groups on Tuesday staged protests in Chembur and other parts of Mumbai, resulting in massive traffic snarls, including on the Mumbai-Panvel highway.

Jan 02, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Dalit protest throws traffic out of gear in Mumbai and Pune; Riot police called in

Dalit protest throws traffic out of gear in Mumbai and Pune; Riot police called in

Clashes between members of Dalit and Maratha communities from January 1 resulted in large-scale protests by the former a day later.

Jan 02, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
Bodies of Dalit woman, nephew found in Uttar Pradesh

Bodies of Dalit woman, nephew found in Uttar Pradesh

The hacked bodies of a Dalit woman and her 5-year-old nephew were found on Wednesday in a village here leading to a protest by locals who initially refused to hand the bodies over to the police, an official said.

Dec 20, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Dalit woman dragged, stripped for objecting to digging work in Andhra Pradesh

Dalit woman dragged, stripped for objecting to digging work in Andhra Pradesh

A Dalit woman on Wednesday was allegedly dragged and harassed after she objected to a digging work in Andhra Pradesh.

Dec 20, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
Kopardi rape case: Maharashtra court to pronounce quantum of sentence for 3 convicts

Kopardi rape case: Maharashtra court to pronounce quantum of sentence for 3 convicts

A sessions court in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar will pronounce the quantum sentence for the three convicts in the Kopardi rape and murder case.

Nov 29, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi not 'Pappu' anymore, should marry a Dalit, advises Ramdas Athawale

Rahul Gandhi not 'Pappu' anymore, should marry a Dalit, advises Ramdas Athawale

Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Sunday suggested that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi marry a Dalit woman, saying casteism cannot be removed merely by having meals with the community.

Oct 29, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
Dalit man lynched for watching garba, 8 arrested

Dalit man lynched for watching garba, 8 arrested

In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old Dalit man was lynched for watching Garba dance hosted for upper-caste Patel community in Gujarat's Anand district on Saturday.

Oct 02, 2017, 08:34 AM IST

RSS Vijayadashmi event: Dalit religious leader to be chief guest

The RSS chief puts forth the organization's views on various relevant issues in his speech and sets its agenda for the next year.

Sep 27, 2017, 19:54 PM IST

Facing life threat, Dalit writer Kancha Ilaiah seeks protection

Eminent Dalit thinker Kancha Ilaiah on Monday sought police protection saying that he is facing threat to his life even as Arya Vysya organisations staged protests in parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh seeking ban on his book.

Sep 11, 2017, 21:01 PM IST

Dalit girl forced to lift her excreta by upper caste man in MP's Chhatarpur

A case was registered against Singh on charges of unlawful compulsory labour, intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace and relevant section of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, Khan said.

Aug 22, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
Rohith Vemula was a troubled individual, didn’t commit suicide over Hyderabad Central University action: Inquiry Commission

Rohith Vemula was a troubled individual, didn’t commit suicide over Hyderabad Central University action: Inquiry Commission

Rohith Vemula’s suicide had triggered a huge political furore with the then HRD minister Smriti Irani coming under attack 

Aug 16, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
Protestors detained in Haryana for trying to meet BJP chief Amit Shah without permission

Protestors detained in Haryana for trying to meet BJP chief Amit Shah without permission

The group has been staging a sit-in in Jind for the last 171 days to press for reservation for the community.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

Meira Kumar calls on police torture victims in Telangana jail

Condemning the atrocities on the Dalits, she said the police beat up the youth and tortured them with electric shocks. 

 

Jul 31, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Ram Nath Kovind:  His rise from Kanpur's Paraukh village to 340-room Rashtrapati Bhavan

Ram Nath Kovind: His rise from Kanpur's Paraukh village to 340-room Rashtrapati Bhavan

As soon Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was elected the 14th President of India, his ancestral village Paraukh in Kanpur Dehat district burst into celebrations. Residents lit lamps with ghee, played gulal (colour), burst firecrackers as their 'Baba Ji', defeated Opposition candidate Meira Kumar in a straight fight by a huge margin of 334,730. 

Jul 21, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
Ram Nath Kovind is India's next President: How cross-voting by Opposition lawmakers boosted his bid

Ram Nath Kovind is India's next President: How cross-voting by Opposition lawmakers boosted his bid

Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Goa, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi are among other states that witnessed cross-voting in Ram Nath Kovind's favour.

Jul 20, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Presidential Election 2017 Results: The states where Meira Kumar got more votes than Ram Nath Kovind

Presidential Election 2017 Results: The states where Meira Kumar got more votes than Ram Nath Kovind

While Ram Nath Kovind got 65.65 percent of the total valid vote value of 10,69,358, Meira Kumar got 34.35 percent.

Jul 20, 2017, 18:11 PM IST