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What the Kathua rape means

The intent behind some rapes is to render abject the communities to which victims belong India: A spate of rapes in India, with the accused in most cases being ordinary citizens, or politicians and police officials in some instances, suggests ...

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No quota provision under OBC in transgenders Bill

Last year, a Parliamentary committee too had criticised the Bill for not dealing with the issue of reservation for transgender persons under the OBC quota. Despite a Supreme Court order to treat transgender persons as “socially and educationally backward classes ...

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Dalits cast out of their homes in biting cold

Himachal Pradesh High Court Evicted from their houses on the orders of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, six Dalit families of Palampur in Kangra district could not protect themselves or the children from biting cold as locals prevented them from ...

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22 per cent Dalit representation in local levels

KATHMANDU: Dalit representation in the local levels of the country stands at 22 per cent, Jagaran Media Centre, an NGO working for Dalit rights and empowerment, has stated. This information was given out by the Centre Chairperson Rem Bahadur Bishwakarma while ...

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Don’t blame me for calling Gandhi ‘casteist and a racist’: Indian American Dalit writer Sujatha Gidla

“If I hadn’t been asked about Gandhi, I would never have said he was a casteist and a racist,” the writer tweets. Indian American Dalit writer Sujatha Gidla said she should not be blamed for calling Mahatma Gandhi “a casteist ...

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10 years of Kandhamal pogrom: Churches must not allow Hindutva to pit Dalits against Adivasis

The question is not how many were killed, raped and what the consequence of this violence was. In the end, it is just about why there no justice. 2018 marks ten years of the Kandhamal pogrom. This world, in particular ...

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Dalit activists attempt to gherao Anantkumar Hegde in Belagavi

Belagavi: Activists of various organizations showed black flags to Union minister of state for skill development and entrepreneurship, and attempted to gherao his car at here on Monday, condemning his statement on the Constitution. The Dalit activists also raised slogans ...

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Senior Crime Reporter From Kerala Arrested For A Second Time Under Fabricated Case

Pratheesh Rema, a senior reporter at Narada News was attacked and arrested by the Kerala police. He is a crime reporter who continuously writes on police atrocities and he is the one who addressed the custodial abuse of Dalit youth named Vinayakan. Pratheesh was ...

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