Dalits
NSCA demands enhancement in tax exemption slab for SCs

The National Scheduled Castes Alliance (NSCA) on Sunday urged the Centre to immediately enhance the Income-Tax exemption slabs for Scheduled Castes (SC) in the country 

Kerala's first Dalit priest takes charge of the Manappuram Lord Shiva Temple at Thiruvalla

Yedu Krishnan scripted history today by becoming the first Dalit priest in Kerala to assume duties at the sanctum sanctorum of the Manappuram Lord Shiva Temple at nearby Thiruvalla.

Dalit youth stabbing: dalit anger could burn Gujarat, says Mevani

The young dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on late Tuesday evening threatened that dalit anger could burn Gujarat unless state home minister resigns over attack on one more dalit youth in the state on Tuesday.

Dalit girl who fought NEET for medical college admission ends life

Seventeen-year-old medical aspirant Anita S decided to end her struggle on Friday, a few months after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by her and a few other students against the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET).

OBC creamy layer above Rs 8 lakh may loose benefits

A ministerial panel is learnt to be taking a final look at a proposal, which seeks to raise the income bar defining "creamy layer" for OBC reservation to Rs 8 lakh per annum. 

High caste man cuts Dalit woman’s nose in Madhya Pradesh village

A 35-year-old Dalit woman’s nose was allegedly slashed and her husband was beaten up by two members of an upper caste family at Renvjha village in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh. 

BSP, BJP clash over increasing crime against Dalits in UP

A war of words broke out between the BJP and BSP in the Vidhan Parishad over the issue of alleged atrocities on Dalits, on Thursday. 

Bhim army leader Chandershekhar allegedly attacked in Saharanpur jail

Bhim Army members have said their leader Chandrashekhar Azad, who is lodged in the Saharanpur jail, was physically assaulted by other inmates two days ago. 

Dalits facing social boycott protest in Delhi

A group of Dalits from Andhra Pradesh’s Garagaparru village is in the national capital to seek help against the community’s ‘social boycott‘ allegedly by an upper caste group over the installation of a statue of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar.

For us, presidential election is a fight against ‘communal vision’: Sonia

A day before the presidential election, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi described on Sunday the contest as a fight against a “narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision”.

Dalits carrying 125kg soap bar gift for UP CM stopped

A group of Dalit protesters from Gujarat were stopped at the Jhansi railway station on Sunday evening, with police saying the preemptive step was taken as their presence in Lucknow could disturb peace.

BJP leader booked for ‘raping’ Dalit woman who went to seek his help to get BPL card

“A case of gang rape has been registered against three persons, including Bhojpal, but no arrests have been made so far,” Morena superintendent of police Vineet Khanna said.

Students skip mid-day meals prepared by a Dalit woman: complaints Headmaster

As many as 67 students, including 16 kids belonging to scheduled caste category, of a government primary school are reportedly not having lunch prepared by a Dalit woman for the mid-day meal since July.

Plea made before SC to end atrocities against Dalits and minorities

A Supreme Court bench led by Justice Dipak Misra on Friday asked the Centre and several State government to respond to a PIL petition seeking to declare cow vigilantes “extortionists” and put an end to their atrocities against Dalits and minority communities. The Supreme Court's intervention comes shortly after investigating officials found there was no evidence of cow slaughter by Mohammed Akhlaq, who was beaten and lynched last year on suspicion of storing beef in his house at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh.

AAP leader booked for allegedly raping a minor Dalit girl

The coordinator of Lehara Gagga unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Sangrur district has been booked for allegedly attempting to rape a minor Dalit girl.  Police said the 15-year-old girl, a resident of a village in Moonak sub-division of Sangrur, had gone to the photo studio of AAP member Hardeep Singh to get her photo clicked on Thursday when he allegedly tried to rape her.

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