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Dalit youth murder: Maharashtra government to challenge acquittal of accused

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that the state government will file an appeal in the sessions court for action against the witness who had turned hostile in the murder of 17-year-old Dalit youth Nitin Aage, as well as challenge the ...

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Ambedkar death anniversary: Devendra Fadnavis, Ramdas Athavale to address rally at Shivaji Park today

Every December 6, which marks the death anniversary of Ambedkar, people from across Maharashtra and various parts of India come to Chityabhoomi at Shivaji Park to pay tribute to the champion of Dalit rights. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, and Republican Party ...

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Dalits draw mythology paralle

New Delhi: Over 50 Dalit and tribal organisations have likened the recent instances of attacks on the deprived sections to Hindu mythological episodes and announced a protest march in Delhi next month. Representatives from 53 organisations working on issues related to ...

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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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A documentary that dwells on caste atrocities

In Jaathigal Irukkedi Papa – III, a survivor of caste-related violence converses with a group of teenagers about her experiences A documentary that seeks to explore caste-related crimes in the State, and features a conversation between teenagers and Udumalaipettai Kausalya, ...

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