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Opposition attacks government over "increasing" attacks on dalits, muslims

Opposition on Friday hit out at BJP over an attack on two Muslim women in Madhya Pradesh on the beef issue and alleged that dalits and Muslims were being increasingly targeted, prompting Home Minister Rajnath Singh to assert that justice will be done in the case.

Dalit victims brought to Ahmedabad after health deteriorates

Hospital sources said besides physical injuries, the youths were under psychological trauma because of the severe flogging by the cow vigilantes, that has caused nationwide outrage.

No plan by Dalits in TN village to embrace Islam: Authorities

Revenue Divisional Officer ARA Jayaraj who conducted a spot inquiry said the Dalit families have not taken any decision on converting to Islam.

Lawless UP: Dalit couple hacked to death for Rs 15 in Mulayam Singh Yadav's bastion Mainpuri

Lawless UP: Dalit couple hacked to death for Rs 15 in Mulayam Singh Yadav's bastion Mainpuri

In yet another shocking incident of atrocities against dalits, a couple was axed to death in Uttar Pradesh.

Chhattisgarh IAS officer claims 94% of death row convicts are Dalits, Muslims, triggers row

Chhattisgarh IAS officer claims 94% of death row convicts are Dalits, Muslims, triggers row

A major controversy has erupted after a senior IAS officer in Chhattisgarh has claimed that 94 percent of death row convicts in India are Dalits, Muslims.

Why Dalits from Tamil Nadu's Karur are threatening to convert to Islam

Why Dalits from Tamil Nadu's Karur are threatening to convert to Islam

Atrocities against Dalits are rampant in the country. An incident has come to the fore from Tamil Nadu, where some people from the backward community on Thursday threatened to return their Aadhaar and voter identity cards, as a mark of protest after they were denied permission to attend a temple festival.

Cow skinned by Dalits in Una was killed by lions, says Gujarat CID

Though the Mota Samadhiyala village in Una taluka is located away from Gir sanctuary, lions are usually spotted in the area. 

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over attack on women in Madhya Pradesh for carrying beef

Uproar in Rajya Sabha over attack on women in Madhya Pradesh for carrying beef

Rajya Sabha erupted on Wednesday over the issue of targeting of Dalits and Muslims over beef rumours.

'Pained' by Una episode, many Dalits plan to embrace Buddhism

In the wake brutal thrashing of Dalits in Una, at least 1,000 people from the community in Banaskantha district have so far expressed their desire to convert to Buddhism, stating that there was not point in continuing with Hinduism, if they are not treated as equals.

Assembly elections: AAP to release 'Dalit Manifestos' in Punjab, Gujarat, Goa

Assembly elections: AAP to release 'Dalit Manifestos' in Punjab, Gujarat, Goa

At a time assaults on Dalits have turned into a political hot potato, the Aam Aadmi Party has decided to launch 'Dalit Manifestos' in poll-bound Punjab, Goa and Gujarat to "expose the anti-Dalit and Manuwadi" side of BJP.

Gujarat Dalit victims say 'gau rakshaks' could have burnt them alive

Gujarat Dalit victims say 'gau rakshaks' could have burnt them alive

Seven Dalits, who were allegedly assaulted by a group of 'gau rakshaks' (cow protection vigilantes) in Rajula town in Gujarat's Amreli in May, have claimed that they could have been burnt alive.

Why are Dalits asking permission from CM Shivraj Chouhan to end their lives? – Read

Why are Dalits asking permission from CM Shivraj Chouhan to end their lives? – Read

They have claimed that their lands have been occupied by hooligans and they have no other option to sustain our livelihood.

Need for 'Sharia' like laws to check crimes against women: MNS chief Raj Thackeray

Need for 'Sharia' like laws to check crimes against women: MNS chief Raj Thackeray

Slamming the BJP-led state government over the gangrape and murder of a minor girl here, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Monday said there was a need for a law like Sharia (Islamic) to check serious crimes against women and children.

Atrocities against Dalits: TMC walks out of Rajya Sabha demanding statement from PM Modi

 Trinamool Congress on Monday  staged a walk out of Rajya Sabha demanding a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over growing attacks against dalits.

STOP THIS VIOLENCE! Dalit youths beaten up by 25 people in Maharashtra's Beed for overtaking

STOP THIS VIOLENCE! Dalit youths beaten up by 25 people in Maharashtra's Beed for overtaking

In a shameful incident, two dalit youths were brutally beaten up by 25 people in Maharashtra's Beed.

Mayawati accuses BJP of preventing Dayashankar Singh's arrest

Mayawati accuses BJP of preventing Dayashankar Singh's arrest

Stepping up attack on BJP, Mayawati alleged that it had "pressurised" the SP government in UP into lodging an FIR against her and was preventing arrest of Dayashankar Singh.

Another beef-related assault reported, four of a Dalit family attacked in Karnataka

Another beef-related assault reported, four of a Dalit family attacked in Karnataka

At least four members of a Dalit family were recently attacked allegedly over beef issue in Karnataka, a News18 report said on Saturday.

After Gujarat, two Bihar Dalit youths thrashed, urinated upon: Watch shocking video

After Gujarat, two Bihar Dalit youths thrashed, urinated upon: Watch shocking video

Two Dalit youths were brutally beaten up by their attackers and then they urinated on their faces, it has been alleged.

FIR lodged over beating of two Dalits in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

A group of people allegedly beat up two Dalit youths severely and urinated in the mouth of one of them.

In Gujarat, 95 of 100 suspects in crimes against Dalits acquitted

In Gujarat, 95 of 100 suspects in crimes against Dalits acquitted

As violent protests continue in the Prime Minister`s home state of Gujarat over the flogging of Dalit youth by upper-caste Hindu vigilantes, an IndiaSpend analysis reveals a conviction rate six times lower than the Indian average -- over 10 years -- for crimes against scheduled castes (SCs) and scheduled tribes (STs).