Dalit News

Dalit group alleges police atrocity

KOCHI: Dalit protesters at Vadayambadi near Puthencruz alleged police atrocity after a group of dalit activists, who were on a hunger strike against preventing right of way by a temple administration committee, were arrested on Sunday morning. Dalit Bhu Avakaashamunnai ...

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Ambedkar’s pic must in local bodies’ offices

LUCKNOW: Amid row over saffron coat on public offices and places, the Yogi government has ordered all local bodies in the state to display photographs of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar in their offices. The order is mandatory. The state panchayati raj department, in a directive ...

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Dalit farmer allegedly crushed under tractor by loan recovery agents in UP’s Sitapur

A Dalit farmer in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly crushed to death under a tractor by a loan recovery agents for failing to deposit arrears. The incident took place in Bhauri village of Sitapur district on Saturday. Gyan Chandra had taken Rs 5 lakh loan to purchase a ...

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Children’s future at risk due to lack of school infrastructure in Bara

BARA: Children living in the forest settlement of Mathiyani Tole — currently included under Jitpur Simara Sub-Metropolitan City-17 of Bara district — are studying in a school without even the basic infrastructure. As per the permit given by the District Education ...

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Punjab Dalit woman’s household scared to depart house

PATIALA: Family of the Dalit girl, who filed a complaint last year against her school teachers for caste discrimination and upper caste classmates for discrimination, intimidation and physical assault after refusing to help them cheat in a Class X examination, ...

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