State

Dalits, activists from State backing Jignesh

They have organised funds for him The face of the Dalit movement in Gujarat — Jignesh Mevani — who is contesting from Vadgam reserved constituency of Banaskantha district in Gujarat in the polls to be held on December 14, is ...

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Dalit Woman Murdered in the Kaudhiyara Region

Allahabad: Another unfortunate incident came to the limelight when the locals identified the dead body of a dalit woman in the Kaudhiyara region. According to the preliminary investigations and existing evidences, the deceased looks more like a middle-aged woman. However, ...

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What’s Making Kerala’s Dalit, Adivasi Farmers Protest for 300 Days

Kerala may be widely recognised as a benchmark for development not only in India, but across the world too. But for hundreds of Adivasi and Dalit families in the state, the promise of the Kerala model of development has remained ...

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Humiliated by moneylender, Dalit drinks ‘poison’, dies

Moneylender detains small farmer to recover loan A Dalit farmer, who reportedly consumed some “poisonous substance” after being ‘detained’ by a moneylender, who was demanding repayment of a loan of Rs. 10,000, at Daniyalapadu in Yellandu mandal on Monday, died ...

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Evicted from Kerala home, Dalit family become latest flashpoint in power struggle within ruling LDF

The tug of war between the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the CPI, the two senior partners of Kerala’s ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF), has taken a new turn with the latter offering protection to a Dalit family thrown ...

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