Dalit Speaks

Dalits flee village after Thakur ‘threat’

Lucknow, Sept. 9: Most Dalit families in an Uttar Pradesh village where caste members clashed with Thakurs two days ago have fled their homes in the face of alleged threats by Thakurs and police. Dalits and Thakurs had fought with guns ...

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PROTEST ERUPTS OVER DEATH OF DALIT WOMAN

Irate residents protested over the death of a dalit woman — Sanju Devi of Loharsee village under Pipra Tarn police station. Sanju Devi, wife of Karo Bhuiyan, delivered a boy and her delivery was normal at Loharsee health centre. She ...

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Miscreants vandalize statue of Ambedkar

The Statue of Dr B R Ambedkar in the premises of Ravi Junior and Degree college in Sunkarapalem of Thallarevu mandal near here was vandalized by miscreants last night . This has led to strong protests from the local dalit ...

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BSY offers lunch, dhotis and silk saris to Dalits

Bengaluru: Clutching an orange silk sari, a visibly elated 57-year-old Shobha from Hubballi said: “At a time when relatives too do not call us home, Yeddyurappainvited us to his residence in Bengaluru, served us a good meal and even gifted me ...

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TN police forms special anti-honour killing cells

After denying incidents of honour killings for years, Tamil Nadu police have formed first-of-its-kind special cells in Madurai and Salem districts to protect inter-caste marriage couples in line with an order of the Madras High Court. The special cell headed ...

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