Dalit-centric parties have always been limited to particular castes among Dalits and have never been able to attract pan-Dalit votes
Activists say the cases like the attempted suicide of a Dalit couple are sadly too common in Madhya Pradesh.
On 14 March 2016, Tamil Nadu woke up to CCTV footage of the gruesome hacking of a young couple in Udumalaipettai. While Shankar was hacked to death, Kaushalya lived to narrate this spine-chilling tale of caste brutality.
A group of prominent social activists has issued a joint statement asking the Dalit and Maratha communities to desist from provocation on social media.
Family members say, and the Maharashtra police suspect, Viraj Jagtap, a 20-year-old Dalit man, was killed in Pune for being in love with a savarna caste woman.
An NCP leader has been booked for abetment to suicide after Arvind Bansod’s death, but Prakash Ambedkar and others allege gaps in the police investigation.
Sujit Kumar, who was admitted in the Syama Prasad Mukherjee Civil Hospital in Lucknow with 40% burns, died on Monday.
Pa Ranjith is certainly not the first successful Dalit in the Tamil film industry, but no other artist has ever claimed or asserted their Dalit identity the way Ranjith does.
Ahead of Bhima Koregaon anniversary, Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan, Bhim Army’s charismatic chief, was not allowed to hold a single event in the state.