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Uttar Pradesh: Dalit husband of village head burnt alive by some people in Amethi

Amethi/UNI: A dalit, hushand of a woman village panchayat head, was burnt alive by some people here in Munshiganj area of the district.

Mayawati asks party cadres to fight against casteist forces

Lucknow/UNI: Blaming both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress for the present condition of the Dalits, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Friday urged her party cadres to take on the challenge of casteist forces.

Dalit-oppression by BJP-ruled Govt an open secret now: CM Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/UNI:  Alleging that "Dalit-oppression by BJP-ruled Governments is an open secret now," West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said, "The party's anti-Dalit ideology enforces caste-based segregation even in today's day and age."

CAA demonstrations: Section 144 to be implemented in Mysuru

Mysuru/UNI: In order to maintain law and order, Section 144 of CrPC was imposed here, excluding Town Hall, by Police Commissioner KT Balakrishna on Monday.

Jignesh Mevani threatens to call Gujrat Bandh if accused in Dalit-man beating incident not arrested in 24 hours

Ahmedabad/IBNS: Vadgram MLA Jignesh Mevani has threatened to take to streets if all the accused, involved in stripping and thrashing a Dalit man on Sunday night in the capital city, were not arrested.

BJP MLAs daughter accuses father of trying to kill her for marrying Dalit man

Bareilly, July 11 (IBNS): The daughter of a BJP MLA has uploaded videos on social media requesting protection from her father and his goons after she married a Dalit man.

Two held for parading nude a Dalit youth

Chamarajanagara, June 12(UNI) Two people have been taken into custody today and cases registered against few others in connection with the assault on a Dalit youth at Kabbekatte village in Gundlupet taluk of Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka.

People from Delhi's Dalit community are angry with BJP: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Attacking BJP over fielding Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans as its candidate from North West Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the BJP could not find a Dalit face from the area, hence Dalits will teach them a lesson.

Ram Nath Kovind was made President because of his caste: Ashok Gehlot

Jaipur, Apr 17 (UNI) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday has landed himself in a controversy by saying that Ram Nath Kovind was made the President just before the Gujarat elections to appease the Dalit community.

Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi over 'Dalit' issue

New Delhi, Apr 6 (IBNS): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said the  'oppressive ideology' he follows could never respect Dalits.

Bharat Bandh: Mamata Banerjee urges people to maintain peace

Kolkata, Apr 2 (IBNS): As Bharat Bandh called by several Dalit organisations turned violent, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged people to maintain peace.

Bharat Bandh: Violence sweeps north India, 5 killed

Chandigarh/Agra/Bhopal, Apr 2 (IBNS): At least five people were killed as 'Bharat Bandh' called by several Dalit organisations turned violent in several parts of India on Monday.

Gujarat: Dalit man beaten to death, eight arrested

Gandhinagar, Oct 2 (IBNS): A 21-year-old Dalit man was beaten to death by eight others for attending a garba event in Gujarat's Anand district, reports said.

NDA’s presidential candidate Kovind is not a ‘Dalit’: Lalu

Patna, July 5 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): RJD president Lalu Prasad on Wednesday alleged the NDA’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind is not a “Dalit” as is being published by the BJP.

Jadavpur University's Dalit student goes missing after shamed on Facebook, FIR lodged against 5

Kolkata, Feb 7 (IBNS): Triggering the memories of Dalit scholar Rohit Vemula's suicide and the disappearance of JNU's student Najeeb Ahmed, a tribal student of Kolkata's Jadavpur University (JU) has gone untraceable since last Thursday (Feb 2), days after he faced allegation of sexual harassment on social networking site Facebook, reports said.