Raje government is insensitive towards Dalits, women: Pilot

State Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Sunday accused Raje government in Rajasthan of being insensitive towards Dalits and women as the cases of atrocities against them are rising.

Nitish, Lalu has toxic relations with Muslims, Dalits: Pappu Yadav

Jan Kranti Adhikar Morcha (JKAM) leader Pappu Yadav on Sunday said that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav have toxic relations with the Muslims and Dalits of the state.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces sops for all

In a populist move, the Nitish Kumar led Bihar government has decided to relax the required percentage of attendance for students to avail government schemes.

Bihar polls: BSP to contest elections 'with full preparation', says Mayawati

 BSP president Mayawati on Tuesday said her party would contest the coming assembly elections in Bihar with "full preparation" and "strength".

Journalist murder: Punia criticises UP govt for not acting against its ministers

Terming the Uttar Pradesh government's action against its ministers Ram Murti Verma and Kailash Chaurasia as "not adequate", senior Congress leader PL Punia on Sunday called for their resignation and arrest over embroilment in controversies.

Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Punjab, protests by Dalits

A statue of BR Ambedkar was allegedly vandalised at village Palahi near here on Monday, sparking protests by dalits who blocked roads at many places in the district.

Nine Dalits injured in attack in Sikar

Nine Dalit people were on Tuesday injured after members of an OBC community attacked them over a land-related old dispute in Sikar district of Rajasthan.

Pappu Yadav taunts Janata Parivar alliance, says Nitish, Lalu are enemy of Dalits

Expelled Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Pappu Yadav on Sunday alleged that his former boss Lalu Prasad Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar are the number one enemy of the Dalits and said that the Janata Parivar merger would hold no meaning for the people of the state.

IIT-M row: SC panel summons HRD Secretary, IIT director
IIT-M row: SC panel summons HRD Secretary, IIT director

The national scheduled castes panel on Tuesday issued notices to Union HRD Secretary and IIT-Madras Director asking them to appear before it on June 8 amid a political row over de-recognition of a students' body comprising mostly Dalits.

BJP blames Congress's 'vote-bank politics' for underdevelopment of Dalits

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday blamed the Congress for the poor condition of the Dalits and minorities in the country, holding the grand old party's 'vote bank politics' responsible for the same.

PM Modi took several steps for Dalits, farmers' progress: Maneka Gandhi

Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre has taken several steps for the upliftment of Dalits, farmers, labourers and downtrodden people by launching various development schemes for them in the last one year of its rule.

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Nitish Kumar criticises PM Modi govt over IIT-M body derecognition

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said derecognition of the students group in IIT Madras for being "critical of PM" was "an attack on democracy" and "reflected dictatorial and fascist face" of the Centre.

Congress does not practice politics of minoritism: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Friday rejected criticism that his party practised politics of minoritism but asserted it cannot close its eyes to the discrimination against Muslims and other sections including Dalits.

Nagaur clash death toll rises to six

 With one more person succumbing to the injuries, the death toll in a clash between two groups at Dangawas village of Nagaur district in Rajasthan has risen to six, that included five Dalits, police said on Friday.

Rajasthan clash: Raje Govt recommends CBI probe

The Rajasthan government has written to the Centre recommending a CBI probe into the bloody clash in Nagaur district in which five persons, including four Dalits, were killed and 12 injured.

Panel discussion on rising water crisis in India

Rising temperatures and water crisis has left people across the north India helpless and furious!

Panel discussion on rising water crisis in India- Part 2

Rising temperatures and water crisis has left people across the north India helpless and furious!

Dalits in MP village not allowed to use public borewell

Dalit residents of Ghatwani village in Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh -- some 400 km from Bhopal -- have alleged that they are not allowed to use a public borewell and have to drink dirty water of a disused well.

Rajasthan: Three Dalits crushed under tractor over land dispute

Three Dalits were crushed under tractor over land dispute in Rajasthan's Nagaur district.