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Delhi : 9-year-old raped because she was Dalit, says Delhi Police chargesheet

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 In its chargesheet, the Delhi Police have quoted a witness saying the accused told him that they raped the 9-year-old girl as she was a Dalit. New Delhi: Every day there have been new shocking… Continue Reading →

Man who married Dalit woman dies on visit to attend grandad’s funeral

POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 A 32-year-old man who went to attend the funeral of his grandfather in Tiruvallur district died suspiciously and his wife has raised doubts since theirs was an intercaste marriage. Chennai: The deceased A Gowthaman of… Continue Reading →

Dalits take possession of land in Sangrur

6 acres taken forcibly, alleges panchayat secy Sangrur, September 19 Dalit residents of Bakhshiwala village on Saturday under the banner of Zameen Prapti Sanghrash Committee (ZPSC) forcibly took possession of 6-acre land reserved for them from the village panchayat land…. Continue Reading →

Sexual Violence Against Dalits at the Current Conjuncture

Protest against the rape, murder and forcible cremation of the 9 year old Dalit girl in the Nangal village of Delhi cantonment area, at Jantar Mantar (4 August 2021) | SFI Delhi (Twitter) by- V.Geetha ‘Both Dalit suffering and Dalit… Continue Reading →

Two of 12 top caste-based sexual violence cases from ‘model’ Gujarat: NGO report

by- Rajiv Shah Insisting that rape is being used as a weapon by dominant caste groups to silence Dalit women and girls seeking to “retaliate” and “assert” for their rights in the “prevailing caste, class, and social hierarchy”, the report… Continue Reading →

Bhima Koregaon case: Anand Teltumbde challenges UAPA bail provisions before Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court issued notice to the NIA on a plea filed by Bhima Koregaon case accused Anand Teltumbde challenging the strict UAPA bail provision.  Image: Twitter The Bombay High Court issued notice to the NIA on a plea filed… Continue Reading →

The SCs and STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act Online Review of implementation in Tamil Nadu 2020

Citizen’s Vigilance and Monitoring Committee 11 September 2021 On the 32nd anniversary of passing of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989,over 100 delegates of the citizen’s vigilance and monitoring committees (CVMCs) from across Tamil Nadu… Continue Reading →

‘I was framed for being a Dalit, 6 years of my life were taken away from me’

Released last month, after a city court held that he was “falsely framed” because of his Dalit identity, the 55-year-old man — he did not want to be named — says the dreams have stopped. Written by Anand Mohan J | New… Continue Reading →

India must consider untouchability as a form of racism: Civil society tells UN panel

A Joint Civil Society* Contribution to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) for the adoption of the List of Issues Prior to Reporting on India has regretted that despite the abolition of untouchability enshrined in the Indian… Continue Reading →

Upper caste networks of political parties are resisting the caste census

But not for long September 2, 2021 Telangana’s project shows that caste census can benefit Dalits and OBCs. But parties like BJP and Congress are too busy with their Dwija networks. KANCHA ILAIAH SHEPHERD The demand for caste census is… Continue Reading →

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