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Ahmedabad lockdown: 37% poor households didn’t get ration, Dalits, Muslims worst hit

POSTED ON JULY 8, 2020 By Rajiv Shah An authoritative survey, carried out by a group of academics and social workers, among low-income settlements in Ahmedabad during the Narendra Modi-announced Covid-19 lockdown, has said a whopping 37% of the households… Continue Reading →

Indians create awareness with #DalitLivesMatter

Posted On July 5, 2020 Written by Tejasvini Prasad Indians are attempting to awaken their fellow citizens with social media action around #DalitLivesMatter, in the fashion of #BlackLivesMatter. The hashtag was first used in November 2014, shortly after #BlackLivesMatter started trending…. Continue Reading →

Treacherous Road to Make Manu History

Even today the attempt is to whitewash Manusmriti, not shun it. But all is not lost as the ripples of Black Lives Matter have reached Indian shores.Subhash Gatade 26 Jun 2020 It was 1927, the second phase of the historic Mahad… Continue Reading →

Caste, COVID-19 and Coronavirus Lockdown

Maybe poverty doesn’t have a caste, but everything I’ve seen tells me that wealth certainly does. By Rahul Sonpimple Our elders named our slum Dhammadeep Nagar — the city blessed by the light of Buddha’s Dhamma. The neighboring so-called upper-caste… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra Dalit youth murdered for ‘stalking’ upper caste girl, six arrested

A Dalit youth was allegedly killed by an upper caste family members in Pune as they didn’t like his interest in a girl of their family. INDIA Updated: Jun 09, 2020 15:51 IST Shalaka Shinde | Edited by Abhinav SahayHindustan Times, Pune… Continue Reading →

How an RTI Plea Managed to Bring Water to a Parched Dalit Village in Madhya Pradesh at Midnight

Posted On June 5, 2020 A Right to Information (RTI) query and swift action by the State Information Commission finally managed to bring water to a parched remote Dalit locality in Madhya Pradesh. This was made possible after Rewa-based activist… Continue Reading →

Andhra University Professor files plaint against Registrar under SC/ST Act

Posted On June 3, 2020 Visakhapatnam: Dalit unions staged a protest at Andhra University on Tuesday demanding suspension of varsity registrar Professor V Krishna Mohan for allegedly humiliating the head of the department of political sciences and public administration, Prof… Continue Reading →

UP youth tied to tree and burnt alive

He was allegedly in a relationship with a woman from an upper casteBy Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow Published 3.06.20, 2:28 AM Ayouth in Uttar Pradesh was early on Tuesday tied to a tree and burnt alive after being abducted from his home at… Continue Reading →

Dalits in India, Blacks in US suffer ‘similar’ humiliation: Macwan drafts letter to Trump

Martin Macwan Counterview DeskWell-known human rights activist Martin Macwan, recipient of the prestigious Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Award in 2000, has drafted an open letter to US President Donald Trump following the disturbing turn of events with the murder of George… Continue Reading →

Condemn Harassment of Whistle-blower Dr Sudhakar Rao

We, the members of Jan Swasthya Abhiyan and Medico Friend Circle, strongly condemn the harassment and police brutality meted out to Sudhakar Rao of Visakhapatnam. On 16 May 2020, Rao, a government doctor and anaesthetist at the Area Hospital, Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam… Continue Reading →

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