Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicDalit atrocities

Topic: Dalit atrocities

3 arrested for alleged rape, murder of 18-year-old Dalit woman in UP’s Mahoba

The victim, who was in class 12, left home to buy vegetables Saturday afternoon but did not return and was later found hanging from a tree by her family.

Swachh Bharat toilets without sanitation is why Dalits are at the receiving end

Modi government needs to extend the scope of the Swachh Bharat campaign and improve sanitation keeping in mind that many sanitation workers are Dalits.

Viral video of Dalit youth being thrashed splits open caste divide in Haryana village

Bajana Kalan: The viral video of a Dalit youth being stripped and beaten in a rural Sonepat shed brought swift action by Haryana Police,...

Why India’s politicians get away with casteist slurs and abuses on Dalit leaders

India is full of Savarna leaders who defame professional and social background of Dalit-backward politicians without facing any backlash.

Columbia University teaches Ambedkar’s biography, but few in India have even read it

A casteist and ideological bias has ensured that Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography is a celebrated work while Ambedkar's memoir is hardly known.

You can be a Hindu nationalist and an Ambedkarite both

It would be a disservice to the legacy of BR Ambedkar if the present generation of Communists is allowed to monopolise Ambedkarism.

Hundreds march for ‘justice for Sanjali’, the 15-yr-old Dalit girl burnt alive in Agra

Students said the protest wasn’t about caste or community, but about women’s safety and getting justice for the murdered girl, Sanjali Chanakya

Centre blames 20 March order for Dalit atrocities, top court says no stay on verdict

SC refuses to refer the controversial order to a larger bench as well; the original petitioner says court had based its decision on a ‘forged FIR’.

On Camera

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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