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Dalit community

Yuvraj Singh held in alleged casteist remarks case, released later: Haryana police

Singh was accused of making casteist remarks against another cricketer during an Instagram chat last year

18 Oct 2021 12:09 PM

BJP ally to hold events highlighting Government's pro-Dalit measures

Ram Vilas Paswan-led Lok Janshakti Party would hold such events in a number of states, party secretary General Abdul Khaliq said.

12 Aug 2018 7:09 PM

PM Modi has anti-Dalit mindset, Cong will fight for inclusive India: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi joined protest over the dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday.

09 Aug 2018 3:23 PM

Modi govt not making enough efforts for upliftment of Dalits: Mayawati

Former UP CM said that the backward classes of the country are not getting the benefits of reservation in education institutions and jobs.

07 Aug 2018 2:23 PM

Circular to inform cops about Dalit weddings in advance revoked in MP

The circular asking Dalits to submit notice 3 days prior to the wedding if they need protection, was done to maintain law and order.

06 May 2018 10:24 AM


Rahul Gandhi to launch year-long 'Save the Constitution' campaign today

The campaign will be launched from the Talkatora stadium in Delhi today, will continue till April 14, 2019.

23 Apr 2018 12:48 PM

Hugo nomination for Indian writer

The awards have been named after Hugo Gernsback, an editor of a magazine that popularised science fiction in 1920s.

22 Apr 2018 12:15 AM

SC/ST Act: Govt considering ordinance to bring back original provisions

Sources within the govt at different levels say promulgating an ordinance to restore the original provisions would help calm tempers.

15 Apr 2018 1:02 PM

Dalits 'cleanse' Ambedkar's statue after Maneka Gandhi pays tribute

The Dalit community claimed that Gandhi and other BJP leaders had 'polluted' the atmosphere by their presence.

15 Apr 2018 8:55 AM

No government has honoured BR Ambedkar as we have: Narendra Modi

Modi was speaking at inauguration of an annexe building at Western Court that acts as a transit accommodation for newly elected lawmakers.

04 Apr 2018 4:59 PM


Guj Police detains Mevani on way to protest rally against Dalit activist's death

Dalit activist Bhanu Vankar attempted self-immolation to protest against delay in allotment of a land piece to a Dalit family.

18 Feb 2018 5:11 PM

Mayawati’s role can ease new alignments

The BSP supremo’s Rajya Sabha term was ending in April next year.

20 Jul 2017 12:03 AM

UP police books Bhim Army activists for collecting funds for dalits, cheating people

A case has been registered under Sections 153 and 420 of the IPC against several activists, many of whom are absconding.

05 Jun 2017 1:42 PM

DisCourse: Take note — Hollywood is talking race

Bollywood’s always pretended that it can either make serious films and lose money or the blockbuster. but sairat showed it can bring the two together.

30 May 2017 6:16 AM

Dalits march against violence

5,000 people participate in rally led by Bhim Army founder.

22 May 2017 4:08 AM


Saharanpur on edge again after fresh violence

Protesters set about a dozen two-wheelers, police vehicles, roadways bus and several cars on fire and also torched a police outpost.

10 May 2017 1:03 AM

Poor Hindus being harassed in name of cow protection: Mayawati

‘Anarchy is being spread in the state and knowing this the BJP government has failed to act against the culprits’, said Mayawati.

08 May 2017 1:11 PM

Saharanpur: Thakurs and Dalits clash over loud music, 25 houses torched, 1 killed

A police report sent to the state headquarters said that the Dalits objected to the 'raucous' celebration, triggering an exchange of words.

06 May 2017 2:02 PM

Gujarat: Cong, BJP workers clash over garlanding of Ambedkar statue

Congress worker Mitesh Parmar tried to garland the statue saying he is a Dalit and it is his right to do so.

14 Apr 2017 5:57 PM