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‘Dabangs terrorising people': Mayawati on murder of Dalit family in Prayagraj

The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister demanded that the government takes strict legal action against those who are guilty of this crime.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati (ANI)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati (ANI)
Published on Nov 27, 2021 01:49 PM IST
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Cops find no traces of semen, victim’s blood, court told

  • The court on Tuesday said it would hear the arguments on the framing of charges on December 3.
Activists, students, housewives took to the streets to express their sense of exasperation at the condition of woman in the national capital.(File)
Activists, students, housewives took to the streets to express their sense of exasperation at the condition of woman in the national capital.(File)
Published on Nov 10, 2021 02:19 AM IST
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ByRicha Banka, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

2 arrested for beating Dalit man to death for touching their food in MP

Police also seized the lathis used in the crime and also a motorbike.
The accused arrested include Santosh Pal, 25, and Lavkush Soni alias Bhura, 30, both residents of Kisunpur village in Chhatarpur district, 344 km north of Bhopal. (Photo@bhopal_police)
The accused arrested include Santosh Pal, 25, and Lavkush Soni alias Bhura, 30, both residents of Kisunpur village in Chhatarpur district, 344 km north of Bhopal. (Photo@bhopal_police)
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 10:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByHT Correspondent

CBI questions family members of 4 accused in Hathras rape case

On Thursday, tight police security was seen at the homes of the accused - identified as Sandeep, Ravi, Ramu and Luvkush - who are lodged in the Aligarh jail.
CBI team moving out of the village in Hathras on Thursday. (Photo HT)
CBI team moving out of the village in Hathras on Thursday. (Photo HT)
Updated on Oct 15, 2020 10:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agra | ByHT Correspondent

65-yr-old Dalit in UP thrashed, says forced to drink urine. Cops deny claim

The main accused in the case has been arrested while the hunt for others is on, said police.
Teams have been formed for the arrest of the remaining accused and an FIR has been lodged in the case, said SP Lalitpur. (Photo @lalitpurpolice)
Teams have been formed for the arrest of the remaining accused and an FIR has been lodged in the case, said SP Lalitpur. (Photo @lalitpurpolice)
Updated on Oct 13, 2020 06:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kanpur | ByHT Correspondent

Yogi Adityanath government extends laundry scheme to all Dalits

The scheme grants financial assistance to members of the SC community to start laundry services.
The scheme was earlier applicable only to members of the washer men community in Uttar Pradesh.(Vipin Kumar/HT Archive)
The scheme was earlier applicable only to members of the washer men community in Uttar Pradesh.(Vipin Kumar/HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 11:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

UP top court dismisses plea alleging Hathras family illegally held

A two-judge bench, comprising justice Pritinker Diwaker and justice Prakash Padia, dismissed the petition as the matter is already before the Supreme Court, and said the petitioners can file appropriate application before the top court while raising their grievances, if any.
The police seen outside the Hathras family home. The family was recently provided a three-tier police security cover. (HT Photo)
The police seen outside the Hathras family home. The family was recently provided a three-tier police security cover. (HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 08, 2020 10:11 PM IST
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Hinduastan Times, Prayagraj | ByJitendra Sarin

‘Must have called boyfriend to the field’: BJP leader’s shocker on Hathras

The BJP leader also refused to agree to the dying declaration made by the Hathras victim.
BJP leader Ranjeet Srivastava as seen in the video clip where he is making disparaging remarks about the Hathras victim. (Videograb)
BJP leader Ranjeet Srivastava as seen in the video clip where he is making disparaging remarks about the Hathras victim. (Videograb)
Updated on Oct 07, 2020 06:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Dalits are being tortured most, dictatorship going on in the country: Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee, who held a protest march against the Hathras gang rape case, said she will stand by the Dalit community till the end as her caste is “humanity” and she does not believe in differentiation on the grounds of caste and religion.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee addressing the Durga Puja co-ordination commiittee meeting 2020, at Netaji Indoor Stadium, in Kolkata, West Bengal.(Photo: Samir Jana/ HT)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee addressing the Durga Puja co-ordination commiittee meeting 2020, at Netaji Indoor Stadium, in Kolkata, West Bengal.(Photo: Samir Jana/ HT)
Published on Oct 03, 2020 06:07 PM IST
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CM Yogi Adityanath speaks to UP gangrape victim’s family via video link

The chief minister has said a fast-track court will handle the case for speedy justice.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the CM and asked him to ensure strict action against the accused. (ANI photo)
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the CM and asked him to ensure strict action against the accused. (ANI photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 06:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Dalit, 19, dies in Uttar Pradesh police custody; family alleges torture

The district administration has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident. The station house officer (SHO) of Lalganj police station has been suspended for unlawful detention.
The family members of the deceased have accused police of “torture” and, along with some locals, staged a protest against the police and blocked a road. (Videograb)
The family members of the deceased have accused police of “torture” and, along with some locals, staged a protest against the police and blocked a road. (Videograb)
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 12:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

No Dalit among 200 priests invited for Ram temple event. What Mayawati said

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend the big event for which Diwali-like preparations are in full swing.
Swami Kanhaiya Prabhunandan Giri (2nd from left) alleged he was not invited for Ram temple bhoomi pujan for being a Dalit. (HT Photo)
Swami Kanhaiya Prabhunandan Giri (2nd from left) alleged he was not invited for Ram temple bhoomi pujan for being a Dalit. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 04:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByRajesh Kumar Singh | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Rajasthan man tied to tree, beaten and forced to drink urine for illicit affair

Police said the incident came to light after the video surfaced on Wednesday. Ajit Singh, circle officer in Chohtan, said they found during their investigation that the incident took place on July 25 and video of which went viral on July 28.
Singh said a man can be seen tied to a tree in the viral video and some people can be seen beating him, cutting his hair and making him drink some liquid.(Twitter/@s3nkul)
Singh said a man can be seen tied to a tree in the viral video and some people can be seen beating him, cutting his hair and making him drink some liquid.(Twitter/@s3nkul)
Published on Jul 31, 2020 08:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Barmer/Jaipur | ByMukesh Mathrani | Edited by: Meenakshi Ray

Dalit woman’s body taken off funeral pyre after upper caste group objects

No FIR has been lodged by the Dalit family; the police are probing the matter.
The incident was highlighted by the local people on social media. (Videograb)
The incident was highlighted by the local people on social media. (Videograb)
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 05:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow/Agra | ByRajesh Kumar Singh | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Dalits protest outside police station in UP town after clashes in which 9 were injured

The clash is believed to be a fallout of a scuffle which took place during a wresting event held on Nag Panchami few days back.
Additional police force has been deployed in the area to avoid any untoward situation.(Representative Photo)
Additional police force has been deployed in the area to avoid any untoward situation.(Representative Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 02:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Counter case against Karnataka Dalit man allegedly assaulted over caste

In the complaint, Dalit man’s father claimed that his son was abused because of his caste.
The case was registered after a video of an assault on Kashinath went viral. (Videograb)
The case was registered after a video of an assault on Kashinath went viral. (Videograb)
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 09:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

6 injured in clash between upper caste, Dalit groups at Ayodhya; FIR filed

The police have registered two FIRs in the incident that took place on July 18.
It began as a fight between children of the either community near a pond and escalated further. People from both sides pelted stone on each other in which few people got injured. (Photo: Sourced)
It began as a fight between children of the either community near a pond and escalated further. People from both sides pelted stone on each other in which few people got injured. (Photo: Sourced)
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 05:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Maharashtra Dalit youth murdered for ‘stalking’ upper caste girl, six arrested

A Dalit youth was allegedly killed by an upper caste family members in Pune as they didn’t like his interest in a girl of their family.
The victim is alleged to have given an account of the assault to his uncle before he died.(Representative Photo)
The victim is alleged to have given an account of the assault to his uncle before he died.(Representative Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2020 12:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByShalaka Shinde | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Dalit’s custodial death case: Family refuses to accept body, delegation to meet Rajasthan CM on Sunday

Jeetu Khateek’s family and protesters have been sitting with his body outside the hospital, where the scrap dealer died during treatment on Thursday.
Jeetu died while in police custody on February 27.(HT Photo)
Jeetu died while in police custody on February 27.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 01, 2020 10:12 AM IST
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‘Horrific, sickening’: Rahul Gandhi on torture of 2 Rajasthan Dalits on video

Gandhi’s tweet came hours after a widely-circulated video emerged on social media, showing the men being beaten, stripped and a screwdriver being shoved into one of them.
The video of two young Dalit men being tortured in Rajasthan is “horrific and sickening”, said Rahul Gandhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The video of two young Dalit men being tortured in Rajasthan is “horrific and sickening”, said Rahul Gandhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 02:27 PM IST
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News updates from Hindustan Times| Five arrested for beating, stripping Dalit men for alleged theft in Rajasthan, say police and all the latest news

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The men, who are brothers, were attacked by the agency’s staff about four days ago but the crime came to police’s notice after videos of the incident began circulating on social media on Wednesday.(AP Photo)
The men, who are brothers, were attacked by the agency’s staff about four days ago but the crime came to police’s notice after videos of the incident began circulating on social media on Wednesday.(AP Photo)
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 01:02 PM IST
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2 Dalit men beaten, stripped for alleged theft in Rajasthan: Cops

The incident took place in Karnu village when the victims, one 18 years old and another 26, were allegedly caught stealing Rs 50,000. Five people have been arrested and seven booked in connection with the crime, police said.
The men, who are brothers, were attacked by the agency’s staff about four days ago but the crime came to police’s notice after videos of the incident began circulating on social media on Wednesday.(AP Photo)
The men, who are brothers, were attacked by the agency’s staff about four days ago but the crime came to police’s notice after videos of the incident began circulating on social media on Wednesday.(AP Photo)
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 12:43 PM IST
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Madhya Pradesh Dalit man set afire dies during treatment, Congress and BJP spar

Dhanprasad Ahirwar, a resident of Dhanshree colony in Sagar, was doused with kerosene and burnt by the accused after he didn’t withdraw his complaints against them with the police, said officials.
A 24-year-old Dalit man died in a hospital in Delhi.
A 24-year-old Dalit man died in a hospital in Delhi.
Published on Jan 24, 2020 08:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByHT Correspondent

Sake Sailajanath appointed Andhra Pradesh Congress chief

The post of APCC chief has been lying vacant for the last eight months since the resignation of senior leader N Raghuveera Reddy.
Sake Sailajanath was on Thursday appointed as the president of Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee
Sake Sailajanath was on Thursday appointed as the president of Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee
Published on Jan 17, 2020 04:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

One held, 3 booked for denying Dalit groom entry into temple

The marriage of a Dalit groom, Sandeep Gawale, was soleminised in the same temple following intervention by district collector Rajesh Kumar Kaul on Thursday, and under police protection, after the temple’s managing committee locked the gates to prevent the groom’s entry into the temple.
The Madhya Pradesh Police on Friday lodged a case against four members of a temple committee and arrested one of them in state’s Burhanpur district on Friday after a Dalit groom claimed that he was denied entry into the temple.
The Madhya Pradesh Police on Friday lodged a case against four members of a temple committee and arrested one of them in state’s Burhanpur district on Friday after a Dalit groom claimed that he was denied entry into the temple.
Updated on Nov 23, 2019 04:26 AM IST
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Dalit man beaten, ‘forced to drink urine’ in Punjab’s Sangrur; 4 booked

Jagmail Singh of Changaliwala village near Lehra, 55km from Sangrur, was allegedly picked up by two men from a panch’s house on November 7, said Moonak’s deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Buta Singh.
A protest at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, against the atrocities on Dalits.(Sushil Kumar/HT File Photo)
A protest at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, against the atrocities on Dalits.(Sushil Kumar/HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 15, 2019 10:54 AM IST
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Dalits in Thiruvallur protest desecration of Ambedkar’s statue

Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) party, Puratchi Bharatam and other Dalit outfits brought traffic to a halt in the town after unknown people tied a noose on Ambedkar’s statue at Periyapalayam in Thiruvallur.
The Dalit outfits conducted road blockades and forced business establishments to down shutters. The protesters demanded that the police should arrest the accused immediately. (Image used for representation).(HT FILE PHOTO.)
The Dalit outfits conducted road blockades and forced business establishments to down shutters. The protesters demanded that the police should arrest the accused immediately. (Image used for representation).(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Published on Nov 10, 2019 11:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByM Manikandan

Dalit, Left alliance sweeps University of Hyderabad student body polls

The elections were held amidst tight security on Thursday and the counting of votes took place at Ambedkar auditorium on the University campus at Gachibowli on Friday afternoon. The final results were announced later in the evening.
The alliance of the Student Federation of India (SFI), Dalit Students Union (DSU), Ambedkar Students Association (ASA) and Tribal Students’ Forum (TSF) bagged all the key posts of president, vice-president, general secretary and joint secretary.(HT PHOTO.)
The alliance of the Student Federation of India (SFI), Dalit Students Union (DSU), Ambedkar Students Association (ASA) and Tribal Students’ Forum (TSF) bagged all the key posts of president, vice-president, general secretary and joint secretary.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 10:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

4 Dalit boys expelled from UP school for not paying fees, probe ordered

Father along with his four kids staged a demonstration, first outside the school and then at the Siddharthnagar DM’s office, seeking action against school administration.
The students were allegedly expelled from the school on August 30 for non-payment of school fees.(HT File photo/ (Representative image))
The students were allegedly expelled from the school on August 30 for non-payment of school fees.(HT File photo/ (Representative image))
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 12:34 PM IST
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Dalit BJP parliamentarian denied entry into Karnataka village, says ‘mindsets’ must change

The incident occurred on Monday at a Gollarahatti, a village dominated by the backward Yadava community. The BJP’s Chitradurga lawmaker A Narayanaswamy was on a visit to the village to discuss drinking water problems.
Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker A Narayanaswamy (left) was on Monday denied entry into a village in Karnataka’s Pavagada taluk in Tumakuru district because he belongs to a community classified as Scheduled Caste.(ANI photo)
Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker A Narayanaswamy (left) was on Monday denied entry into a village in Karnataka’s Pavagada taluk in Tumakuru district because he belongs to a community classified as Scheduled Caste.(ANI photo)
Updated on Sep 17, 2019 02:10 PM IST
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