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India – Tribals, Dalits feel budget lacks Amrit

Posted On February 6, 2023 Dalit organisation says budget far from addressing some of the people-centric issues In Amrit Kaal budget there is no Amrit for poor tribals and Dalits. This was felt by the members of the Dalit Arthik… Continue Reading →

Church priest arrested in UP for raping minor Dalit girl

POSTED ON APRIL 25, 2022 A church priest was arrested on Sunday for allegedly raping an 11-year-old Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat district. The arrest came two days after the incident following which the victim’s mother lodged an FIR…. Continue Reading →

Dalit boy forced to lick feet in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli, eight held as video goes viral

POSTED ON APRIL 20, 2022 A video of a class 10 Dalit student being beaten up and made to lick the feet of a man surfaced on social media in Rae Bareli, prompting the police to lodge a case and… Continue Reading →

Dalit History Month: The Cross of Social Justice

‘There is no let up on the crushing of the movement’  April is observed as Dalit History Month as the birth anniversaries of Dalit icons Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar, Jyotirao Phule and Sant Ram Udasi along with the death anniversary… Continue Reading →

Application Process Begins For 26.50 Lakh Pre-Matric Scholarships For Scheduled Caste Students

Posted On April 17, 2022 Pre-Matric Scholarship, a centrally sponsored scheme, is made for the scheduled caste students studying in Class 9 and 10. Written By Debika Chakraborty Education  New Delhi: The application process of the Department of Social Justice… Continue Reading →

Jai Bhim: My Judgements in the Light of Ambedkar

On November 2, 2021, the most popular term in Wikipedia searches worldwide was Jai Bhim.Justice K Chandru 15 Apr 2022 Image courtesy LeftWord On November 2, 2021, the most popular term in Wikipedia searches worldwide was Jai Bhim: this accompanied the release of the eponymous Tamil… Continue Reading →

Finally, FIR on threats to Dalit journalist Meena Kotwal; GoI silent on UN letter

Gutsy Dalit journalist and founder of digital news channel ‘ The Mooknayak’, Meena Kotwal, was threatened after she posted a video of herself symbolically burning a copy of the Manusmriti, the regressive, anti-caste and patriarchal book of Vedic laws. After… Continue Reading →

Anti-Caste Histories and Solidarities

A lecture series hosted by SASAS Germany and DBAV Women, Trans, Non-binary People’s Collective in collaboration with Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Dalit, Bahujan, Adivasi, Vimukta, and other anti-caste communities in South Asia, have long-standing histories of fighting against caste oppression. In… Continue Reading →

Ashram mahant nabbed for role in Dalit girl’s gang rape, murder

POSTED ON MARCH 28, 2022 KANPUR: Police on Sunday arrested the mahant of Divyanand Ashram, who is the sixth accused in the murder of a Dalit girl at the ashram in Kabba Khera area of Unnao district in December 2021…. Continue Reading →

Why The Marginalised Castes of Jammu and Kashmir Must Come Together

POSTED ON MARCH 16, 2022 Recently, while I was in Jammu city, I heard about the birth anniversary of Guru Ravidas, a well-known Dalit saint, poet and spiritual leader of the Hindu & Dalit Sikh community of North India. I… Continue Reading →

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