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Marginalized communities in the South Asian caste system

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Dalit: Marginalized communities in the South Asian caste system
Dalit, meaning "broken/scattered" in Sanskrit and Hindi, is a term used for people belonging to castes in India who have been subjected to untouchability. Dalits were excluded from the four-fold varna system of Hinduism and were seen as forming a fifth varna, also known by the name of Panchama. Dalits now profess various religious beliefs, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Christianity, Islam and various other belief systems.

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BJP leader Imarti Devi breaks into tears on Kamal Nath's controversial statement [Video]

BJP leader Imarti Devi breaks into tears on Kamal Nath's controversial statement

Former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and Congress leader, Kamal Nath sparked controversy after his comment on Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Imarti Devi, while addressing a rally in MP's Gwalior..

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A team of the Central Bureau of Investigation visited the spot in Hathras where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly gangraped on September 14. The CBI team examined the crime spot and also took the..

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65-yr-old Dalit man, son allegedly beaten and forced to drink urine in UP [Video]

65-yr-old Dalit man, son allegedly beaten and forced to drink urine in UP

A 65-year-old Dalit man, and his son were allegedly beaten and forced to drink urine. The incident took place at Rora village in in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur district. The victim alleged that the..

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65-yr-old Dalit man allegedly beaten, forced to drink urine in UP [Video]

65-yr-old Dalit man allegedly beaten, forced to drink urine in UP

A 65-yr-old Dalit man was allegedly beaten and forced to drink urine in Village Roda by a person against whom victim's family had filed a police complaint a week ago. Accused was forcing the old man..

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‘Hathras case fabricated, no oppression took place’: BJP MP Mohan Mandavi [Video]

‘Hathras case fabricated, no oppression took place’: BJP MP Mohan Mandavi

BJP MP from Chhattisgarh Mohan Mandavi has said that the Hathras case was ‘fabricated’. Addressing a gathering in Chhattisgarh’s Kondagaon, the BJP legislator said that no oppression took place..

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Hathras case: HC rapped UP govt over hurried cremation, says family’s lawyer [Video]

Hathras case: HC rapped UP govt over hurried cremation, says family’s lawyer

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over the hurried cremation of the Hathras victim, the family’s lawyer said. The family members of the victims and..

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Former hockey player adopts 22 underprivileged girls in Haryana [Video]

Former hockey player adopts 22 underprivileged girls in Haryana

A former Indian hockey player from Haryana has set an example for others by adopting 22 village girls in Rohtak. Ajit Nandal, who also has a daughter of his own, is providing free education and bearing..

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Hathras gang rape case handed over to CBI, Centre issues notification

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will take over the case of alleged gang-rape & murder of 19-year-old Dalit woman from UP’s Hathras. The case from Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras has sparked..

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Which Neta represents Dalit rights? | Suraj Yengde On the Record [Video]

Which Neta represents Dalit rights? | Suraj Yengde On the Record

In the latest episode of On The Record, Hindustan Times' Sunetra Choudhury speaks to author Suraj Yengde about what the Hathras case tells one about the status of Dalits in India. A 19-year-old Dalit..

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Great loss for society: Ramdas Athawale mourns Ram Vilas Paswan demise [Video]

Great loss for society: Ramdas Athawale mourns Ram Vilas Paswan demise

Union Minister and the president of Republican Party of India Ramdas Athawale mourned the demise of Ram Vilas Pawan and said that he worked towards building Dalit army in the country. "Ram Vilas Paswan..

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Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan passes away, son Chirag Paswan shares news [Video]

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan passes away, son Chirag Paswan shares news

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan passed away on Thursday evening. The noted Dalit leader was hospitalized for the last few weeks. The RJD leader’s son Chirag Paswan shared the news on Twitter. Paswan,..

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Hathras Case: Dalit Perspective with Suraj Yengde | On The Record [Video]

Hathras Case: Dalit Perspective with Suraj Yengde | On The Record

In the latest episode of On The Record, Hindustan Times’ Sunetra Choudhury speaks to author Suraj Yengde about what the Hathras case tells one about the status of Dalits in India. A 19-year-old Dalit..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 09:15Published
AAP MLA booked under Epidemic Act after meeting Hathras victim's family [Video]

AAP MLA booked under Epidemic Act after meeting Hathras victim's family

After Hathras police registered a case against Delhi AAP MLA Kuldeep Kumar under Epidemic Act, as he had tested positive for COVID-19 on September 29. MLA in a self-made video claimed that he had only..

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‘State govt targeted Hathras victim’s kin, PM Modi stayed silent’: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

‘State govt targeted Hathras victim’s kin, PM Modi stayed silent’: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi lashed out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the Hathras case. He said that the entire state government targeted the victim’s family and he had gone to meet them to..

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Hathras case: Congress stages protest in Kerala, demands UP CM's resignation [Video]

Hathras case: Congress stages protest in Kerala, demands UP CM's resignation

Kerala state Congress Committee staged a protest in Thiruvananthapuram against Uttar Pradesh government on October 05. Congress Committee came heavy on UP government over the alleged Hathras gang-rape...

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