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Ashok Gehlot out of Congress president race, Sonia Gandhi to take call on Rajasthan CMAs the race was thrown open, Congress was finalising a replacement candidate for Gehlot, with Mallikarjun Kharge, a senior Dalit leader, as the lead contender.
'Assaulted' by teacher fortnight back, UP Dalit teen 'dies of injuries'Two weeks after his teacher brutally assaulted him for making two mistakes in an exam, a 15-year-old Dalit student of a government school in UP's Auraiya died of injuries Monday. The teacher was made..
Gujarat elections: Arvind Kejriwal invites Dalit man, kin from Ahmedabad for a meal at his Delhi residenceSolanki said he was glad to see Kejriwal coming to the Dalit community, something he claimed no other leader had done since Independence.
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Dalit leader & Congress leader Mevani gets six months’ jail for 2016 protestA metropolitan court on Friday convicted Dalit leader and working president of the Gujarat Congress, Jignesh Mevani, and 18 others to six-month imprisonment for staging a demonstration in the city in..
Rajasthan: Dalit man beaten up by so-called upper castes in Jaisalmer for drinking water from potSo-called upper caste men assaulted a Dalit man for drinking water from a pot.
Udaipur cook arrested for instructing students to throw food served by Dalit girlsLal Ram, cook, told the kids who were eating the food to throw it away because it had been served by Dalits.
Christian Dalit part of SC list? Government likely to oppose demand
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Discrimination against Dalits, child labour, poverty closely interlinked in India: United NationsA recent United Nations report stated that practices such as caste-based discrimination and child labour are all interlinked in India.
Congress revolt in Rajasthan: 12 councillors resign over Dalit boy's killing, Gehlot vs Pilot continuesCongress leader Sachin Pilot spoke out against the murder of a Dalit boy in Rajasthan, taking a firm stand against the Ashok Gehlot government.
'Father also stopped from drinking water at school': Ex-Speaker Meira Kumar on Dalit boy's death in RajasthanEx-Speaker Meira Kumar talked about the injustices faced by her father in the backdrop of the killing of a Dalit boy in Rajasthan.
Dalit death: After Raj MLA, 12 Congress councillors quitAmid the gathering storm, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes issued notice to the Ashok Gehlot government, seeking a status report on the circumstances of the Dalit boy’s death. The..
Dalit boy's death: Sachin Pilot vs Ashok Gehlot again in RajasthanThe death of a dalit student in Rajasthan’s Jalore has become the latest flashpoint in the Congress vs Congress war in the state. To add to Gehlot’s trouble, his former deputy Sachin Pilot took a..
Caste discrimination at I-Day function in Tamil Nadu’s PudukottaiNon-dalits in the village scuttled his chance and instead made him hoist the flag at the panchayat office, which reported poor attendance. All district collectors across the state, however, claimed the..
Rajasthan Congress MLA Pana Chand Meghwal resigns over atrocities against Dalits
Amid threats, Dalit woman panchayat head unfurls tiranga
27 in Tamil Nadu get life for 2018 murder of three DalitsTwenty-seven people were sentenced to life by a court in TN's Sivaganga district on Friday for the murder of three Dalits in a clash at a temple festival at Kachanatham village on May 28, 2018.
Gujarat: Dalit contractor claims OBC students not having midday meal due to caste biasThe District Collector of Morbi sent an official to the school after reports of students refusing meals in a primary school in a village emerged.
OBC kids shun midday meals cooked by Dalit
SC releases notice against wife, father-in-law of Dalit man charged with abducting his spouseIn lawsuits brought against man that were allegedly filed on behalf of his wife, SC gave the same husband protection from arrest in April.
3 brothers who killed Dalit man & paraded body get life terms
Karnataka: Dalit man forced to eat cow dung by upper-caste group, case filedThe event comes to light at a time when there has been an increase in reports of caste-based discrimination across the state.
Karnataka honour killing: Girl blamed her parents in last call to Dalit boyThe shocking incident took place in Periyapatna police station limits in Mysuru district of Karnataka
Who is Anthony Poola, India's first Dalit cardinal appointed by Pope Francis?Hyderabad's Archbishop Anthony Poola was elevated to the cardinal position by Pope Francis, making him the first Dalit to assume the position.
8 years of Modi govt: Smriti Irani ranks as top performing minister among Dalits, landless labourers
Students refuse meal cooked by Dalit in U’khand
Congress quota pitch aims at Dalits and tribals
Teacher slaps Dalit student for drinking water from pitcher in UP's MahobaAdditional BSA Gaurav Shukla said on Sunday that the statements of the teacher and the student have been recorded in the school.
Assam cops pick up Gujarat Congress MLA Jignesh Mevani after tweets on PM ModiA case filed in Assam against Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani for allegedly “inciting” tweets on PM Modi led to his arrest from Gujarat’s Palanpur late on Wednesday and overnight transit to Guwahati..
Mayawati didn’t react to CM-face offer for fear of CBI, ED: Rahul GandhiBSP has grown at the Congress’s cost by taking over a big chunk of the latter’s Dalit base, and continues to suspect Congress, with political circles attributing the wariness to a possible estimate..
BJP wins Dalit support with social engineering, double ration
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PM, Gandhis take time out to pay tribute to Guru RavidasRavidas fits in well also with the Sangh Parivar’s scheme to draw the Dalits back to the larger saffron-fold, with the RSS leadership seeing the reverence for him as a bulwark against both conversion..
SAD-BSP vows lakhs of jobs & 75% local quota; milk MSPThe manifesto, ‘Gall Raj Di Nahi, Gall Punjab Di’, released by SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal and BSP’s Punjab affairs in charge Randhir Singh Beniwal also spoke of two deputy CMs — one each..
Centre upbraids lax states, to send teams for Dalit scholarship rollout
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BJP pits Union minister, an ex-SP neta, against AkhileshSpringing a surprise, BJP has fielded former SP leader and party's Dalit MP from Agra, Satya Pal Singh Baghel, again-st former CM and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav in "family bastion" Karhal. Baghel, who is..
BJP leaders, govt officials involved in Ayodhya land 'scam', says Priyanka GandhiCongress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday accused BJP leaders of loot and scam related to Ram Mandir Trust. It is a matter of devotion and that is being toyed with, Gandhi said. She..
Another example of deplorable law & order in UP: Priyanka after meeting Dalit murder victims' kinCongress general-secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who is party in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, on Friday evening met the family of a Dalit man, who along with his wife and two minor children, was brutally..
Religious conversion does not change caste, says Madras high courtConversion from one religion to another religion will not change the caste of a person which he belongs to, Madras high court has ruled, nixing a bid by a Dalit man, who embraced Christianity, to..
SC uses 'omnibus power' to help Dalit boy get IIT-B seat
In a first, Rajasthan cabinet set to have four Dalits
Lalu's 'derogatory' comment on Congress leader has hurt self-respect of Dalits: Meira Kumar
Singhu border lynching: Victim's family members meet NCSC chairman, seek justiceThe family members of the Dalit labourer who was lynched at the farmers' protest site at Singhu border met National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chairman Vijay Sampla on Monday and urged him..
Agra SSP moved after Dalit man’s ‘custodial death’
Pilot seeks cabinet rejig, Gehlot skips event organised by Sachin loyalistFormer Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot on Wednesday demanded the inclusion of Dalits in the state cabinet as well as in political appointments pending in Rajasthan for a long time. This is..
In a broomstick spat with Yogi, Priyanka Gandhi makes ‘sweeping’ statement at Dalit slum
Man, girl friend get life term in Dalit girl rape case