New Delhi/IBNS: Congress turncoat and AK Antony's son Anil K Antony Thursday lashed out at his former party leader Rahul Gandhi for his remarks about the conditions of the Muslim community in India today and comparing it with that of the Dalits in the 1980s when the country was ruled by Congress prime ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.
Lucknow/UNI: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati Thursday took a jibe at the election of Mallikarjun Kharge, a Dalit, as the Congress president and said the Congress love for Dalits is a deception.
Pune/Mumbai, Jan 1 (IBNS): Lakhs of people, especially Dalits, are expected to gather around the war memorial at Koregaon Bhima in Maharashtra which witnessed violence a year ago on the same day, prompting the administration to deploy heavy security forces. However, latest reports said the Bombay High Court has refused to grant interim relief to Bhim Army for the public meeting in Pune.
Thiruvanthapuram, Apr 9 (IBNS) : The dawn-to-dusk statewide hartal, called by Dalit organisations in Kerala, evoked mixed response on Monday, media reports said.
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IBNS) : A day after the state-wide bandh call by Dalit groups disrupted life in parts of Maharashtra, police filed a case against Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid allegedly for making speeches inciting caste tension, media reports said.
Gandhinagar/Mumbai, Jan 3 (IBNS): Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream of "New India" as the country had witnessed violence against Dalits on the first day of the new year.
Saharanpur, May 25 (IBNS): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has suspended Saharanpur SSP and DM over their failure to tackle the situation in the district singed by clashes between the Dalits and the Rajputs, reports said.
New Delhi, Sept 2 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said self-appointed guardians of Dalits are taking advantage of age-old social divisions and playing politics to consolidate their vote banks and damage him.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IBNS): The Congress on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the 'sufferings' of Dalits in Gujarat and questioned why the leader was 'turning blind eyed' to the issue but spoke on the people of Baluchistan.
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for the protection of the Dalit people and stop politics over the issue.
New Delhi, July 21 (IBNS) : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will on Thursday visit the people from the Dalit community, who were stripped and thrashed by 'gau rakshaks' or self styled cow protectors in Gujarat's Una last week-an incident that had widespread ramification with violent protests and national outrage.