Dalit News

2015 dalit murder case: Main witness changes statement in court

14 Feb 2017, 3:40 AM IST Gurjant’s hand had been chopped off and he got reconstructive surgery done at an Amritsar hospital. GURJANT SINGH alias Janta — the main witness in the Bheem Taank murder case – changed his statement ...

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Dalit farmers oppose takeover of their land

14 Feb 2017, 00:00 IST, VIZIANAGARAM Dalit farmers of Kovvada in the Poosapatirega mandal in the district staged a dharna at the Collector’s office here on Monday against acquisition of their land without their consent and allotting the same to ...

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‘Chamm’ brings Dalit community’s struggle alive on silver screen

14 Feb 2017, 1:05 AM IST Amritsar, February 13: While raising issues of Dalit community with his independent film ‘Chamm’, director Rajiv Kumar of ‘Nabar’ fame has once again managed to prove that quality Punjabi cinema will find audience. Holding special ...

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Second year in row, data on suicide by caste and religion is not disclosed

14 Feb 2017, 3:55 AM IST In 2014, the NCRB had, for the first time, collated data on suicides based on religion and caste groups. FOR THE second year running, the annual report published by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) ...

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Dalits counter CPI(M)’s denial of temple ostracism

14 Feb 2017,  00:10 AM IST, KANNUR  ‘Why then did the Collector order in 2015 that the procession’s visit be restricted to Thiyya households?’ Dalit activists and residents near the Azhikkal Pampadi Alinkeezhil Kavu temple here said that Communist Party of ...

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