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Four arrested for insulting Dalit Andhra MLA at Ganesh pandal

The upper caste men, allegedly belonging to the opposition Telugu Desam Party, insulted Vundavalli Sridevi when she had gone to a Ganesh pandal to perform puja in Annavaram village here on Monday.

Sep 03, 2019, 20:22 PM IST

Woman gangraped by 5 youths in front of husband in Alwar, video shared on social media

It is to be noted that no arrest has so far been made by the police in the case.

May 07, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

Dalit woman beaten up for drinking water from public hand pump in UP's Moradabad

In yet another incident of caste atrocity, a Dalit woman was thrashed and subjected to cruelty for using a public hand pump for drinking purpose. News agency ANI reported that some local goons found the woman drinking water from the pump and began thrashing her in full public view. 

Aug 21, 2018, 13:26 PM IST

In a historic first, Hindu woman elected to Pakistan's senate

 Krishna Kumari Kolhi from Pakistan's Sindh province has become the first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country.

Mar 04, 2018, 13:00 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh: School headmaster booked for sexual harassment of Dalit woman

In another incident, a 22-year-old woman has alleged that she was eve teased by a man at her home in New Mandi area.

Dec 28, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

Self-proclaimed godman arrested for raping Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh

A self-proclaimed godman was arrested for allegedly raping a Dalit woman in the Misrikh area of Sitapur district, police said on Thursday.

Sep 29, 2017, 07:47 AM IST

Rohtak gang rape: Outrage is not enough, end culture of impunity, says UN official

The 21-year old girl has told investigators that she was not only drugged and gang-raped, but that two of her attackers had drugged and raped her three years earlier. 

Jul 21, 2016, 09:04 AM IST

Rohtak gangrape: SIT formed, to submit report within 90 days

Haryana police on Wednesday formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged gang-rape of a 21-year-old Dalit woman in Rohtak.

Jul 20, 2016, 22:56 PM IST

Dalit woman's murder: Identification parade of accused likely on Monday

 Identification parade of a migrant labourer, prime accused in the killing of a 30-year-old Dalit woman in Perumbavoor here, is likely to be held tomorrow, police sources said.

Jun 19, 2016, 22:01 PM IST

Dalit woman labourer raped, murdered in paper mill

Police suspected that she had been raped before being strangulated to death yesterday in the mill at Jansath road, where she worked as a labourer.

Jun 18, 2016, 13:30 PM IST

Kerala Dalit Law student's murder accused in police custody: CM

The suspect in the April 28 brutal rape and murder of a 30-year old Dalit woman at Perumbavoor in Kochi is in police custody, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said.

Jun 16, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

BJP targets Rahul for not visiting family of raped Dalit woman

"Why Rahul Gandhi has not visited Kerala? He could visit Hyderabad two times after the unfortunate suicide of Rohit Vemula in Hyderabad University," senior BJP leader and Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said.

May 12, 2016, 22:04 PM IST

Dalit woman stripped naked, beaten up in Uttar Pradesh: Report

A Dalit woman was stripped and paraded naked in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday night, a report said on Wednesday.

May 11, 2016, 09:22 AM IST

Justice for Jisha: No interference warranted at this stage in SIT probe, says Kerala HC

Appearing for the state government, Director General of Prosecutions informed the court that the investigation into the rape and murder of the law student is in progress and is at a crucial stage.

May 06, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Nursing student gang-rape case: Three arrested by Kerala Police

Three persons have been arrested in connection with the gang-rape of a 19-year-old nursing student on the outskirts of state's capital.

May 06, 2016, 09:23 AM IST

Amit Shah visits Dalit woman's family in Kerala, BJP forms panel

BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday set up a three-member committee to look into incidents of atrocities against Dalit women in election-bound Kerala, and also visited Perumbavoor to meet the family members of a 30-year-old Dalit woman who was raped and brutally murdered.

May 05, 2016, 23:19 PM IST

Nirbhaya-like rape in Kerala: Victim had 38-wounds on her body, says autopsy

A poor Dalit woman whose brutal murder has shocked Kerala had 38 wounds on her body, her autopsy revealed, as police said on Wednesday their probe was on the right track.

May 04, 2016, 21:10 PM IST

In chilling reminder of Delhi gang-rape, woman in Kerala brutally raped, intestines pulled out

A 30-year-old Dalit woman who was said to be studying law was allegedly raped and brutally murdered at her residence in Perumbavoor near here, as per media reports.

May 02, 2016, 21:32 PM IST

AAP MLA Parmila Tokas's husband gets bail in two cases

The husband of an AAP MLA, facing two seperate cases for allegedly making casteist remarks against a Dalit woman and assualting a government official, on Saturday got bail from a Delhi court.

Jan 16, 2016, 19:39 PM IST

Khap panchayat's diktat: Rape sisters to avenge their brother's action

Khap Panchayat is once again in news for wrong reasons. A young Dalit woman has moved the Supreme Court against a Khap Panchayat in Uttar Pradesh for issuing diktat that she and her sister be raped and paraded naked in their village as revenge for their brother’s action of eloping with a married girl from the Jat community.

Aug 19, 2015, 17:04 PM IST