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The shutdown is a device to shut out the Dalits

All those who have been nudged to the margins by the Covid-19 lockdown are invariably Dalit

29 Apr 2020 12:40 AM

Dalits, OBCs join anti-CAA chorus

Since the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act several Dalit organisations have come out terming the Act as being discriminatory.

22 Dec 2019 6:14 AM

Needed: A white paper on policies for dalits

The biggest strength of the dalit community is its numerical strength.

05 Dec 2019 7:21 AM

End all caste prejudices

The practice may have subsided after the controversy came out into the open, but the deep-rooted prejudices in society remain.

02 Sep 2019 12:08 AM

Give dalits education & jobs, and forget quotas

The dalit situation is an aspect of caste, and caste-based crimes have registered a 25 per cent rise since 2016.

27 Aug 2019 12:00 AM


Ravidas temple demolition: Priyanka Gandhi attacks BJP govt over arrest of protestors

BJP govt first messes with Ravidas temple which is a symbol of the cultural heritage of crores of Dalits,' Priyanka tweeted.

22 Aug 2019 10:43 AM

Economic slowdown affecting SCs, STs: Mayawati

She urged the Centre and the state governments to provide employment to these sections by filling the vacant quota seats.

18 Aug 2019 4:44 PM

Dalits protest after sanitation workers not allowed to drink water from UP temple

The priest refused to allow them to take water from a hand-pump inside the temple and closed the door.

29 Jul 2019 2:23 PM

Hate crimes against minorities and Dalits are on rise in the country: Aparna Sen

Urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene Aparna Sen said it has nothing to do with party or politics.

25 Jul 2019 8:37 AM

Gujarat: Dalit man tied to a tree, beaten up; bootlegger arrested

The police took action after a video of the incident went viral on social media on Monday.

04 Jun 2019 4:37 PM


Bhima-Koregaon case: Activists were mobilising Dalits to overthrow govt, says police

Police told the Bombay HC that activists arrested in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence and Maoist links were mobilising Dalits.

13 Mar 2019 4:40 PM

Yoke of conversion: For dalits, it’s out of the pan into the fire

It’s true conversion was a gateway to a better life, free of the yoke of casteism.

16 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

Age of anxiety: Alienation modern scourge

The task of forging an overarching identity transcending the amalgam that develops through such superimposition therefore becomes even more difficult.

25 Nov 2018 1:05 AM

Caste divide deepens in varsity

Upper caste students claim dalits raise objection to their morning ‘puja’.

06 Oct 2018 12:14 AM

How marginalised create space for themselves

Azad calls himself “Ravan”, to identify with those aspects of our culture that others may see as repulsive.

16 Sep 2018 12:05 AM


Mantri gives ally BJP October deadline on quota issue

The 22.5 per cent reservation for SCs should also be divided into three categories— Dalits, more Dalits and most Dalits, he said.

12 Sep 2018 5:41 AM

No question of changing SC/ST Act, says Ramdas Athawale

“We will not do anything that will dent BJP’s prospects but if we contest, we can dent the BSP’s vote bank here”, he said.

08 Sep 2018 12:46 AM

BSP campaign: Dalit atrocities to be in focus

The BSP is compiling incidents of atrocities on Dalits that have taken place in the BJP regime.

04 Sep 2018 6:09 AM

Use SC instead of dalits, I&B ministry asks media

The order comes after the Bombay High Court asked the ministry to consider issuing a direction to media to stop using the word ‘dalit’.

04 Sep 2018 5:28 AM

The joy of eating

Visual anthropologist Rajyashri Goody’s photo exhibition explores the socio-political connotation of food consumption.

08 Aug 2018 12:22 AM