Dalit News

Vadayampadi land dispute: Wall-owing in a caste row

KOCHI:  The land dispute at Vadayampadi began after a wall was erected around an open compound of the Bhajanamadom temple premises and nearby area in February 2017. The Dalits in the area protested against the move and they demolished the ...

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The Dalit erasure of Ilaiyaraaja

Now that the dust has settled on the controversy created after the newspaper headline on Ilaiyaraaja receiving the second highest prestigious civilian award in the country, it is important to analyse the real implications of that moment. Born as Gnanathisekan, ...

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Cop booked for sexually abusing 10-year-old girl, goes absconding

AIDWA demands his immediate arrest, dismissal from service RAMANATHAPURAM A head constable, attached to Rameswaram Jetty police station, is absconding after the police booked him for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl at the police quarters in Rameswaram and Superintendent of ...

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Bhima Koregaon case: Warrant issued against Milind Ekbote

A Pune sessions court on Tuesday issued a standing arrest warrant against right wing leader Milind Ekbote, who continues to elude the police in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case. Meanwhile, the police have decided to raise two posts ...

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‘They have started using caste names to abuse us’

KOCHI:  The voice of Dalits at Vadayambadi came out in the open after their protests were widely shared by the social media recently and various online media too started reporting the issue prominently. Not just the online media, many activist groups ...

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