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BJP’s dalit MPs slam outreach

While describing the April 2 Bharat Bandh as a landmark event, Dr Raj demanded an ordinance against the Supreme Court’s recent order on SC/ST Act.

05 May 2018 6:54 AM

BJP leaders brave mosquito bites to visit dalit houses: Anupama Jaiswal

The night stay programme, meanwhile, is now attracting flak not only from the opposition that terms it as a drama but also from within the BJP.

05 May 2018 12:58 AM

BSP plans dalit chaupals to ‘expose’ BJP

The chaupals will be held from June and all district and divisional coordinators, along with party leaders, will attend these events.

05 May 2018 12:52 AM

Union Min Uma Bharti skips meal with Dalits saying ‘I am not Lord Rama’, apologises

At an event held at Dadri village two days back, senior BJP leader had said she does not take part in such community meals.

04 May 2018 12:32 PM

RSS to BJP: Stop drama at dalit homes

Mr Bhagwat said that instead, regular interactions are needed to get rid of caste barriers, not the occasional symbolic gestures.

04 May 2018 1:13 AM


BJP minister orders food to dine at UP dalit’s house

According to reports, UP minister Suresh Rana visited a dalit home in Aligarh for dinner without informing the family.

03 May 2018 4:36 AM

Hugo nomination for Indian writer

The awards have been named after Hugo Gernsback, an editor of a magazine that popularised science fiction in 1920s.

22 Apr 2018 12:15 AM

Hyderabad priest carrying Dalit man on his shoulders sends message against discrimination

Parasri said that he has faced discrimination and hopes that gestures like this can bring positive change in the mindset.

18 Apr 2018 10:36 AM

Bhim Army’s dalit outreach worries BSP

The Bhim Army was founded in 2014 by Chandra Shekhar and is a much more aggressive organisation than the BSP.

18 Apr 2018 2:17 AM

Poll impact of dalit, upper caste violence worries leaders

In such a scenario, dalits have a tough choice to make as there is no effective third front in Rajasthan.

16 Apr 2018 1:18 AM


MP: After Bharat Bandh violence, 140 students ‘missing’

Two people were killed in violence during the bandh in Morena.

09 Apr 2018 1:09 AM

Dalit fury rattles BJP, as Sangh fuzzy over caste

The Modi government is conspicuous in its inability to comprehend dalit sense and sensibility.

06 Apr 2018 6:59 AM

Modi salutes Babasaheb, but dalits need real help

The real point the BJP doesn’t get is that it’s impossible to honour the memory of Ambedkar while dalit lives become more insecure.

06 Apr 2018 12:23 AM

Heed dalit protests, resolve grievances

The Supreme Court, quite unfortunately, appears to be giving the impression that it is oblivious to social sensitivities.

04 Apr 2018 12:21 AM

‘Diluting law is not answer to misuse’

Dalit scholars have spoken against the dilution of the Prevention of Atrocities Act but they did not endorse violence.

03 Apr 2018 2:14 AM


Added 'Ramji' to Dr Ambedkar's name to avoid wrong spelling: UP Guv Ram Naik

India's Dalit social reformer, whose full name is Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, is named as only BR Ambedkar in all official records.

29 Mar 2018 4:52 PM

‘SC/ST Act ruling must be reviewed’

Rajya Sabha MP of Congress Kumari Selja alleged that the development is a result of the BJP-RSS policy, as they are “conspiring to end reservation”.

24 Mar 2018 7:03 AM

Fight child marriage, honour killings: Pak’s 1st woman Dalit senator’s to-do list

Although Krishna Kumari Kohli was a child bride, her husband encouraged her to continue studying.

08 Mar 2018 3:59 PM

Rajasthan: Another dalit youth found dead

Solanki said that an FIR is being registered and the possibility of the two murders being connected will also be explored.

07 Mar 2018 12:36 AM

Haryana Dalit girl rape-murder: Missing accused's body found near canal

The body of the Class XII student was found in a decomposed condition and was identified by his parents from a tattoo on his arm.

17 Jan 2018 2:22 PM