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Ahmedabad: At Babarkot, the wait is longer for Dalit women

May 16, 2016 4:25 am

The panchayat got separate well for the Dalits and it was cleaned twice in five years. “Mischievous elements make it dirty every time,” says sarpanch’s son.

Through a different lens

May 12, 2016 12:45 am

In its second coming, socially-conscious cinema is demanding mainstream privileges.

BJP scales down Amit Shah’s ‘social harmony’ dip with Dalits in Madhya Pradesh

May 10, 2016 1:33 am

With more voices coming up against the exercise, the BJP has dropped the plan of taking out a procession of Dalits from Valmiki Dham to Ramghat. Shah’s official itinerary released by the party on Monday did not mention any dip.

Kerala rape-muder: NCW chief meets CEC over ‘slow’ probe

May 10, 2016 12:29 am

Kumaramangalam also handed over a letter to Zaidi, which spoke of the “reprehensible conduct of the Kerala government in trying to cover up the seriousness of this dreadful crime” against a Dalit woman.

Dalit set to embrace Islam alleges threat from ‘Bajrang Dal’

April 15, 2016 12:59 am

Police deny permission for conversion event at public park

Full text: Rohith Vemula's brother converts to Buddhism, says won't rest till suicide probed

April 14, 2016 12:58 pm

Raja Vemula said his primary demands are the sacking and arrest of HCU vice-chancellor Appa Rao and the setting-up of a SIT to probe the suicide of his brother Rohith.

BJP insensitive to Dalits: Rahul Gandhi

April 14, 2016 1:59 am

Draws parallel between Vemula suicide, Barmer girl’s death

Ambedkar jayanti: In Jharkhand, govt to roll out schemes for Dalits

April 14, 2016 1:55 am

The state government will mark the celebrations from April 14 to 16.

BJP seeks to make political issue out of demonstration against Dalit prof

April 14, 2016 1:34 am

Dr T N Sarasu, who retired on March 31 after 27 years of service, was greeted with a “symbolic burial” on her last day.

What Dalits want

April 13, 2016 11:40 pm

It is not just reservations and jobs. But also, respect and participation, prosperity and empowerment


Protest and politics over Dalit killing in Faridabad

October 21, 2015 5:39 pm

Sanped in Haryana’s Faridabad, where a dalit family was burnt alive leading to the death of two toddlers, today erupted in grief and indignation, with the locals blocking Delhi-Agra highway with their bodies in protest as politicians joined them in mourning the horrific killings.


Idea Exchange With Ramdas Athawale

June 18, 2020 2:37 pm

A prominent Dalit leader from Maharashtra, Ramdas Athawale has been raising the issues concerning the Dalits in the government. In this edition of Idea Exchange, he talks about the community’s issues and answers questions on how India can counter cas

Idea Exchange With Ramdas Athawale

June 18, 2020 2:43 pm

A prominent Dalit leader from Maharashtra, Ramdas Athawale has been raising the issues concerning the Dalits in the government. In this edition of Idea Exchange, he talks about the community’s issues and answers questions on how India can counter cas

I have always supported reservations, says Kejriwal

February 23, 2016 2:12 pm

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed the students protesting Hyderabad Central University Rohith Vemula's suicide and the ongoing JNU crisis at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday. While Kejirwal's speech, a man raised slogans such as 'Dalit virodhi Kejriwal' and 'Aarakshan Virodhi Kejriwal'. Pacifying the protestor, Kejriwal said, "I have always supported them."

Hyderabad: Protesting students detained

January 26, 2016 5:32 pm

Hyderabad, Jan 26 (ANI): Students protesting against the Hyderabad University authority and the government in the Dalit suicide case on Tuesday were detained by the police. A Dalit scholar of University of Hyderabad committed suicide on January 17. The incident has raised uproar in the whole nation with students protesting in every part of the country.

Rohith Vemula suicide: Students in Hyderabad continue their protest

January 25, 2016 7:50 am

Hyderabad, Jan 25 (ANI): Students of Hyderabad University on Monday continued their protest over the recent suicide case of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula. Today's protest has come up following a series of protests against Rohith's suicide, who was expelled from the University of Hyderabad along with four other Dalit students.

Rohith Vemula suicide: JNU students sit on hunger strike

January 25, 2016 5:50 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University students sat on hunger strike to protest against the Dalit scholar's suicide at the University of Hyderabad. One of protestors said they want the accused politicos to resign as soon as possible.

Dalit scholar’s suicide: BJP backs Irani’s clarification

January 21, 2016 9:41 am

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday backed Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani's clarification on the Dalit scholar’s suicide case and accused the Congress of dividing the society by “playing politics” on such a sensitive issue. Irani had yesterday hit back at the critics and said that the suicide was not a ‘Dalit vs Non-Dalit confrontation’.

Rahul Gandhi accuses Bandaru Dattatreya, VC for scholar's suicide

January 19, 2016 11:25 am

Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Government at the Centre over the suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University. He accused Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya and varsity's Vice Chancellor of abetting the suicide of the scholar. Rahul, who interacted with the protesting students of the University of Hyderabad, said the varsity had used to its power to 'crush' the students, instead of allowing them to express themselves.