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नीला रंग चंद्रशेखर आज़ाद से एक मुलाक़ात, विमल जी के शब्दों में

विमल जी, जो जन आंदोलनों का राष्ट्रीय समन्वय के राष्ट्रीय समन्वयक हैं, ने हाल ही में रिहा हुए चंद्रशेखर से मुलाक़ात की. यहाँ पढ़िए उनका दिल को छू लेने वाला ब्यौरा| अचानक 13 -14 सितंबर की रात को 2:30 बजे सहारनपुर जेल से चंद्रशेखर को रिहा कर दिया गया। भीम आर्मी का युवा कोई बहुत लंबी-चौड़ी…

Dalit Women, Justice, Rights: Finding a Voice An Excerpt from a lecture by Dr. Ruth Manorama

“My final words of advice to you are Educate, Agitate and Organize; have faith in yourself. With justice on our side I do not see how we can loose our battle. The battle to me is a matter of joy.  The battle is in the fullest sense spiritual. There is nothing material or social in…

‘Lower’ Castes Original Producers of Knowledge, ‘Upper’ Castes Simply Accumulated Wealth: Kancha Ilaiah

Author, political theorist and Dalit rights activist Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd was recently placed under house arrest in Hyderabad and prevented from attending a rally in Vijaywada. The scholar who is also Director for the Center for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy at the Maulana Azad National Urdu University was receiving death threats…

Video of Dalit family allegedly stripped by police creates storm on social media

Dadri, October 9, 2015 A video of a Dalit man and his wife allegedly stripped by the police in Greater Noida in Gautam Buddh Nagar has created a storm on social media. The authorities are yet to act on it. Sunil Gautam and his wife were reportedly stripped naked publicly by the local police after…

Khap diktat: SP summoned for failure to protect Dalits

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 | PNS | New Delhi The Supreme Court on Tuesday summoned two officials of the Uttar Pradesh Police, including the Superintendent of Police, Baghpat for their failure to protect a Dalit family facing an unholy diktat by a local khap Panchayat pronouncing rape on their two daughters. The order was passed…

Govts to Check Dropout of Girls, Dalits in Schools

Sep 08 2015 : The Economic Times (Mumbai) Guided by Sangh fountainhead RSS, BJP-ruled states are set to borrow ideas from each other on how to spread their ideology and deal with challenges in the field of education and culture, including reducing the dropout rate of girls, Dalits and adivasis; creating greater gender sensitivity through…

Dalits fume over fine on their women for entering temple in Karnataka

Sathish G. T. Sigaranahalli (Hassan), September 7, 2015 The Scheduled Castes community at Sigaranahalli in Holenarsipur taluk is furious after the ‘upper caste’ people of the village imposed a penalty on four Dalit women for entering a temple. The women have refused to pay the penalty arguing that they too have rights to enter the…

Fair probe assured into Dalit youth’s death

BARABANKI, September 3, 2015 The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) Chairman P. L. Punia on Wednesday assured that it would conduct an inquiry into the death of a Dalit youth in police custody in Dewa Kotwali area. “The commission is in the know of the incident. It will conduct an impartial inquiry, fix charges…

Ranveer Sena killed 144 Dalits: Cobrapost

NEW DELHI: Investigative web portal Cobrapost on Tuesday claimed that it has confession on camera of operatives of Ranveer Sena claiming to have been involved in mass murders in Bihar between 1994 and 2000. As many as 144 dalits were killed in these massacres including several women and children. The Cobrapost on Tuesday claimed that…

Tamil Nadu: Vanniyars attack Dalit procession, torch huts

Police said that the attack was a fallout of long-pending dispute over Dalits’ right to bring out a temple car procession through the village’s main road, which passes through a Vanniyar-dominated area. Chennai Published:Aug 17, 2015, 1:07 At least 10 Dalit huts were torched and 15 people, including a SP and six other policemen, were…

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