Dalit News

Why crime data do not always add up to the complete picture

Low crime rate numbers often don’t mean citizens are safer, and ‘rape capital’ and ‘crime capital’ could both be unfair assessments. In reports such as the one published by the National Crime Records Bureau last week, the quality of data ...

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Relative, his friend held for raping minor

Madurai: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her relative and one more person when she was going to school on Monday morning. Based on a complaint given by the victim’s mother, the Sholavandan police have arrested the two under ...

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Pastor held on sexualexploitation charge

Tribal girls complain to mahila panel member The police detained pastor K.V. Prasad Kumar of Light House Christian Children’s Home at Salur on the charge of sexually exploiting minor tribal school girls who are residing in the home for some ...

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Draft ready for extending SC, ST welfare schemes to minorities

After a long deliberation, we have decided to initiate 16 schemes for minorities, which are already being implemented for SCs and STs// Syed Omer Jaleel, Secretary Minority Welfare. Hyderabad: In a move to extend all non-statutory benefits on par with SCs ...

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Protests at Osmania University: ‘Eramina Murali’s suicide is to unemployment what Rohith Vemula’s suicide was to discrimination’

Murali’s suicide has now triggered a strike and protests on the campus, which was an epicentre for Telangana movement. The body of Eramina Murali, 21, was found hanging Sunday evening in the washroom of Maneru Hostel at Osmania University (OU), ...

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