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‘You Are A Dalit, Should Behave Like One’, Cops Shouted As They Tortured Me: Nodeep Kaur

During a protest last month, Haryana police arrested the 24-year-old under charges including murder and extortion among others. Preetha Nair  Days after being granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, Dalit labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur spoke to Outlook about… Continue Reading →

Bangla Dalit poetess Kalyani Thakur ‘Chandal’-Depiction of Dalits’ struggles is the beauty of Dalit Literature

‘Dalit Literature is the literature of self-respect and pride of those who were oppressed and deprived for centuries. … clearly, love won’t ooze from our words, only anger will. This anger is sort of a building block of Dalit Literature.’… Continue Reading →

Denying right to choose spouse based on caste is a violation of fundamental rights: Himachal HC

Emphasising the right of a woman to exercise her agency while choosing a spouse, the Himachal High Court said that “a girl is not cattle.” It recognised that the constitution prohibits discrimination based on caste and doing so is a… Continue Reading →

How Nodeep Kaur rose from an activist Left, Dalit Punjab family to a cause herself in jail

Nodeep comes from a family of vocal women activists associated with Left groups. She joined Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan soon after she got a job at a bulb factory in Kundli. TARAN DEOL 24 February, 2021 8:00 am Muktsar (Punjab)/Kundli (Haryana): Flags of… Continue Reading →

The bitter truth about caste in India

POSTED ON FEBRUARY 18, 2021 The Chief Justice of India looked down from the middle chair in Court Number 1 and very calmly, almost in a cold tone, asked the counsel for the Christian community: Will any bishop tell the… Continue Reading →

Activist Nodeep Kaur Gets Bail In Two Cases, Files Petition For Third

A petition requesting bail in the third case was also filed today in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Feb 16, 2021 Nodeep Kaur was arrested on January 12 (File)1Chandigarh:  Nodeep Kaur, a 23-year-old Dalit labourer and trade union activist… Continue Reading →

Why Nodeep Kaur refuses to bury the dream of being treated with dignity

POSTED ON FEBRUARY 15, 2021 The labour activist, who was assaulted and arrested for demanding fair wages and dignity for her co-workers, insists onbeing treated as if she is human and as if the Indian Constitution means something By Dushyant… Continue Reading →

SC- Inter-caste marriages will possibly reduce caste and community tensions

The top court said that youngsters face threats from the elders and the courts have been coming to the aid of these youngsters. , New Delhi PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 Inter-caste marriages will possibly reduce caste and community tensions,… Continue Reading →

NHRC complaint on Illegal arrest, custodial torture and assault of WHRD Ms. Nodeep Kaur by Haryana Police

Human Rights Defenders On January 12, 2021, two FIRs were lodged at Kundli Police Station, against Ms. Nodeep Kaur and other workers. One FIR (25) was registered by police and another FIR registered (26) by Mr. Lalit Khurana, Accountant at… Continue Reading →

Delhi – Family rapes 15-year old girl & 23-year old elder sister #NangloiGangrape

By- Dalit Camera A family has gangraped 15 year old and her 23 year old sister in Delhi Nangloi area. Police has refused to file under POCSO Act and FIR delayed. Culprits are well connected to Pradhan of that area…. Continue Reading →

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