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We Will Rise Till Justice Is Done !- #DalitLivesMatter #HathrasNoMore

The If We Do Not Rise campaign comprising of more than 600 organizations and networks, rises in protest and strongly condemns the gang rape of a 19-year-old Dalit girl, by 4 upper caste men, who have now been identified and… Continue Reading →

NCRB 2019- Analysis of atrocities against Dalits and Adivasis

National Coalition for Strengthening SCs and STs (PoA) Act (NCSPA), a platform of more than 500 Dalits and Adivasis civil society organisations, communities, leaders and activists welcomes the release of Crime in India 2019 report. Data on crimes against Dalits… Continue Reading →

After Hathras: 22-year-old Dalit woman raped, killed in Uttar Pradesh

According to the police, the accused took the woman to a doctor after the rape, but when her condition deteriorated, sent her home. Written by Avaneesh Mishra | Lucknow | Updated: October 1, 2020 1:16:29 pm Senior police officers said two men, identified… Continue Reading →

‘Don’t let political parties exploit you’: Navjot Singh Sidhu urges farmers to contest polls

He said that 60 per cent of Punjab’s population works in the farming sector, hence farmers are in majority in the state. Chandigarh: The furore among farmer organisations in Punjab over the Modi government’s three new farm laws has brought former state minister… Continue Reading →

‘Help us get justice, please’: Dalit girl assaulted in UP’s Hathras succumbs

The teenager was attacked by four Thakur neighbours, say the police who are yet to confirm if she was sexually assaulted as well.By Akanksha Kumar and Nidhi SureshPublished on :Sep 29, 2020, 3:13 PM Chandpa is a quiet region by a… Continue Reading →

Parliament to take up manual scavengers bill ‘without consultation’: Dalit rights group

By Our Representative The Dalit Adivasi Shakti Adhikar Manch (DASAM), a civil rights network, has demanded that “the due process” for the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation (Amendment) Bill, 2020, scheduled for in current session of Parliament,… Continue Reading →

Kerala’s hair-raising shame: Ugly caste discrimination forces Vattavada panchayat to set up barbershop

Jisha SuryaSEPTEMBER 13, 2020 12:47 PM IST The Vattavada panchayat in Idukki district woke up to a unique hairdressing salon on Sunday — one that would simultaneously snip at hair and the more overgrown and obnoxious caste system of literate… Continue Reading →

They reduce me to a “meritless” Adivasi: Maroona Murmu, Jadavpur associate professor

ARUNIMA KAR10 September 2020 In early September, Maroona Murmu, an associate professor at the Jadavpur University’s history department from the Santhal community, faced casteist trolling on Facebook. The trolls accused her of being incompetent because she is a member of… Continue Reading →

Dalits, 75% of Christian community, being denied their Constitutional right

Madhu Chandra, a freelancer and social worker based at Hyderabad, argues in the following article, distributed by the Peoples Media Advocacy & Resource Centre- PMARC, that even after 70 years, Constitutional right of reservation has been denied to 20 millions Indian… Continue Reading →

Jammu Dalit sarpanch resigns after casteist abuse, threats for fighting corruption

JATINDER KAUR TUR25 August 2020 Kamlesh had been fighting a battle to secure wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act for Dalit and Muslim workers who she said had not been paid their full dues. COURTESY KAMLESH BHAGAT… Continue Reading →

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