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Monday, Jul 06, 2020

Dalit protests

May 26, 2018 08:28
The NDA government has been contending with Dalit anger bubbling into violent protests in the face of accusations that it has not ensured equal rights for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. read more
Apr 15, 2018 20:56
The Gujarat lawmaker said police were forcing him to fly back to Ahmedabad and not allowing to hold a press conference in Jaipur. read more
Apr 15, 2018 15:36
The constable was suspended after a video, in which he is allegedly seen participating in the protests at a local railway station, went viral on social media. read more
Apr 14, 2018 22:27
In Vadodara, members of Dalit community “cleansed” BR Ambedkar’s statue after Union women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi and some BJP leaders paid floral tributes on his 127th birth anniversary. read more
Apr 14, 2018 22:20
The state government filed a review petition in the top court, saying that the judgment has wide ramifications and has created insecurity among the scheduled caste and scheduled tribes. read more
Apr 14, 2018 07:21
The government will explore all legal options after the Supreme Court takes a call on the review petition that the government filed on April 2 against the court’s March 20 judgment, which triggered nationwide Dalit protests. read more
Apr 13, 2018 17:54
In its March 20 order, the apex court barred automatic arrests under the SC\/ST Act in a bid to protect honest public servants discharging bona fide duties from being blackmailed with false cases. read more
Apr 11, 2018 07:56
A generation ago, Dalit students were intimidated by hostile conditions in higher education. Today, with rising Ambedkarite discourse, they strike a confident note read more
Apr 08, 2018 10:14
BJP MP Udit Raj in a tweet said people of the Dalit community were being targeted following the large scale violent protests on April 2. read more
Apr 06, 2018 08:59
As many as 5,000 people were booked for creating ruckus and damaging public and government properties in Ghaziabad during the protests. read more
Apr 04, 2018 12:56
Curfew was to be in effect till 1pm today as the situation in Hindaun settled down following Monday’s violence. read more
Apr 04, 2018 07:04
While peace prevailed in these districts on Tuesday, police and ground reports indicate caste tensions were simmering and the bandh acted as a trigger for the differences to erupt. read more
Apr 03, 2018 19:09
Dalit protests against the softening of the provisions of the SC\/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by the Supreme Court triggered large-scale violence in different parts of the country. read more
Apr 03, 2018 17:41
According to complainant Bhaskar Gaikwad, the SC\/ST case which reached the Supreme Court originated from his complaint filed in 2007. read more
Apr 03, 2018 17:17
Violence rocked Rajasthan’s Hindaun town for the second successive day on Tuesday when non-Dalit groups allegedly targeted Dalit slums and forced the administration to clamp a curfew. read more