A Dalit man in Madhya Pradesh`s Morena district cremated the body of his wife in front of his house, claiming he was not allowed to use the cremation ground by upper caste people.Aug 11, 2016, 18:41 PM IST
Priest bars minor Dalit girl from drinking water in UP temple; father protests, attacked with trident
In yet another incident of atrocities against Dalits, a man and his daughter from the backward community, were thrashed for drawing water from a handpump in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district.Aug 10, 2016, 09:45 AM IST
The comments come after the RSS said that it opposes reservation for the affluent sections of the society.Mar 14, 2016, 21:06 PM IST
The Haryana Police has nabbed four suspects a day after two Dalit children died after their house was set afire on Tuesday while they were asleep.Oct 21, 2015, 11:50 AM IST
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the Dalit family which lost two children on Tuesday in an attack by upper caste men in Faridabad.Oct 21, 2015, 11:21 AM IST
With his remarks about upper caste people being foreigners causing flutter within JD(U), Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday stuck to his comment that SCs and STs are original inhabitants of the country.Nov 16, 2014, 19:06 PM IST
Protests within the ruling JD(U) over Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's controversial remarks that the upper caste people were foreigners intensified on Friday with another legislator seeking removal of Manjhi as CM.Nov 14, 2014, 15:15 PM IST
Two court cases have been filed against Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi for his controversial remark that upper castes were foreigners and Dalits and tribals were indigenous people of the country, lawyers said on Friday.Nov 14, 2014, 12:37 PM IST
Stirring yet another controversy, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has termed upper caste people as "foreigners and descendants of Aryan race", a remark for which the BJP has slammed him for "stoking caste tension" in the state.Nov 12, 2014, 15:41 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday ruled that reservation benefits for underprivileged classes cannot be denied if a person is married in upper caste.Jun 21, 2014, 00:05 AM IST
Narendra Modi belongs to an upper caste but has "manipulated" OBC status for political gains, Congress said today seeking to "expose" the BJP`s PM candidate ahead of his crucial Lok Sabha election from Varanasi.May 08, 2014, 20:37 PM IST
In yet another shameful incident, a 19-year-old girl was allegedly stripped, beaten up and her head tonsured by her in-laws for marrying their son in Thane.Oct 14, 2013, 12:00 PM IST
With an eye on upper caste vote bank, BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday announced names of 36 candidates for Lok Sabha polls, 18 of whom are Brahmins.Apr 18, 2013, 19:05 PM IST
In a shocking case of
caste-related violence, a man of an upper caste
almost chopped off an arm of a Dalit youth as he drank water
from his pitcher.
The attack was a result of a domestic quarrel, as the woman`s son had eloped with a girl belonging the family of the
Former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra on Wednesday suggested that the ruling NDA should promise reservation for poor among the upper caste and minorities thereby utilising 9% of the quota previously
earmarked for tribals in Bihar.
The BJP today flayed RJD supremo Lalu
Prasad for his remarks that no upper caste leader can become
Bihar Chief Minister given the success of his social justice
agenda during 15 years of his party`s rule in the state.
Claiming to have been the catalyst
for social justice in Bihar, RJD president Lalu Prasad today
said no leader from forward communities could dream of
becoming the Chief Minister of the state in future.
The Gujarat High Court has ruled that
a child born out of wedlock between a man from upper caste
and a woman belonging to Scheduled Tribe is not eligible for
the benefit of reservation.