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RSS attributes untouchability to Islam, irks BJP ally JD(U)

RSS attributes untouchability to Islam, irks BJP ally JD(U)

Senior RSS functionary Krishna Gopal made the statement at a book release event in Delhi on Monday

Dalit Christian honour killing: 10 get double life sentence

Dalit Christian honour killing: 10 get double life sentence

The Principal Sessions Court on August 22 had observed that the murder of Kevin P Joseph, involving his wife's relatives, was a case of h...Read More

UP: Man gets life in prison for raping, murdering minor girl

UP: Man gets life in prison for raping, murdering minor girl

Muzaffarnagar: A special court here trying POCSO cases on Friday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping and murdering a two-and-...Read More

Rajasthan: Two Dalit men beaten up for attending birthday party with girl in Bundi

Rajasthan: Two Dalit men beaten up for attending birthday party with girl in Bundi

The victims were forced to remove their clothes and then thrashed by the villagers on Monday. The action from the police came after a vid...Read More

Congress slams BJP for not inducting Dalit from Karnataka in Union Government

Congress slams BJP for not inducting Dalit from Karnataka in Union Government

Bengaluru: Senior Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah has hit out at the BJP for not inducting a Dalit MP from Karnata...Read More

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress cheated Prakash Ambedkar, claims BJP state president Raosaheb Danve

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress cheated Prakash Ambedkar, claims BJP state president Raosaheb Danve

Aurangabad: Taking Congress on its policy for Dalit, Bharatiya Janata Party’s state president Raosaheb Danve claimed Congress has cheated...Read More

Won’t withdraw 22 candidates, but ready for talks with Congress for other seats: Prakash Ambedkar

Won’t withdraw 22 candidates, but ready for talks with Congress for other seats: Prakash Ambedkar

Mumbai: Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar Wednesday made it clear that none of the 22 candidates announced by his Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA...Read More

Doubling of IT exemption limit: Another sixer in store?

Doubling of IT exemption limit: Another sixer in store?

New Delhi: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s cryptic remark – on the day the 10% quota Bill was passed — that a sixer is hit in sl...Read More

Bhopal: Dr Vijaylaxmi Sadho likely to be speaker

Bhopal: Dr Vijaylaxmi Sadho likely to be speaker

Bhopal: Playing Dalit and women empowerment cards together, Congress may push for the name of Dr Vijaylaxmi Sadho, MLA from Maheshwar, fo...Read More

‘Caste certificate’ of Hanuman sought after Dalit tag

‘Caste certificate’ of Hanuman sought after Dalit tag

Varanasi: The raging debate on whether Lord Hanuman was a Dalit on Friday took an interesting turn with Shivpal Yadav’s Pragatisheel Sama...Read More

Maharashtra: 5-year-old dies after suspected rape in Ahmednagar district

Maharashtra: 5-year-old dies after suspected rape in Ahmednagar district

Ahmednagar: A five-year-old girl from a Dalit family died after allegedly being raped in Ahmednagar district, police said on Sunday. The ...Read More

Bhima Koregaon anniversary: Bhim Army chief’s Pune rally on December 30

Bhima Koregaon anniversary: Bhim Army chief’s Pune rally on December 30

Pune: Dalit outfit Bhim Army announced that its founder Chandrashekhar Azad alias Ravan would address a rally in Pune on December 30, ahe...Read More

Congress ignored dalit leaders for years

Congress ignored dalit leaders for years

Mhow: Addressing public gathering here in Mhow, BJP stalwart took Congress at a task saying the party had no chief ministerial face. He a...Read More

Took just few hrs to forge ties with Mayawati:  Ajit Jogi

Took just few hrs to forge ties with Mayawati:  Ajit Jogi

Raipur: It is an alliance that took shape in just a few hours of discussion and the former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi wants it...Read More

Chilling details of Telangana honour killing: Hitman got Rs 1 cr to kill Dalit; girl’s father paid Rs 15 lakh advance

Chilling details of Telangana honour killing: Hitman got Rs 1 cr to kill Dalit; girl’s father paid Rs 15 lakh advance

Hyderabad: Seven people, including two men acquitted in the murder of former Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya, were arrested for the re...Read More

Dalit: Powerful unifying term

Dalit: Powerful unifying term

The emergence of the ‘Dalit’ identity has been the result of a long Indian history. ‘Dalit’ is a popular identity in India as it is in Ne...Read More

Nothing wrong in using the word Dalit, RPI will approach SC to challenge govt’s advisory, says Ramdas Athawale

Nothing wrong in using the word Dalit, RPI will approach SC to challenge govt’s advisory, says Ramdas Athawale

Mumbai: Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale is of the view that usage of the word ‘Dalit’ should n...Read More

Why rename the ‘Dalits’

Why rename the ‘Dalits’

Although the government had no role in bringing the original petition by a Nagpur resident calling for an end to the use of the ‘Dalit’ w...Read More

Dr Ambedkar’s grandsons divided on use of banned word

Dr Ambedkar’s grandsons divided on use of banned word

Mumbai: The grandsons of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, who was the architect of the Indian Constitution, are divided over the use of the word ‘D...Read More

OK, let ‘Dalit’ continue to be

OK, let ‘Dalit’ continue to be

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is only the messenger boy. The order to media to stop using ‘Dalit’ for people categorised a...Read More

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