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Caste slur poster row: Valmiki Mahasabha meets the DM

MEERUT: A delegation of sanitary workers on Monday protested at the collectorate, seeking strict action against those who pasted posters with casteist slurs on Tilak Road. The Bhartiya Valmiki Mahasabha asked district magistrate Pankaj Yadav to pull up the Resident Welfare Association (RWA) of Tilak Road for allegedly pasting the posters. Mukul Kumar Gahlot, general…

He Has Four Degrees, But Works as a Garbage Collector in Mumbai

Mumbai | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora | Updated: July 07, 2015 09:00 IST Between 2005 and 2014, Sunil Yadav completed four degrees Mumbai: 36-year-old Sunil Yadav works with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai as a garbage collector. That’s despite him having earned four degrees in the last nine years. “We were born…

Atrocities Against SC/ST Highest in Capital

Published: 07th July 2015 03:49 AM Last Updated: 07th July 2015 03:49 AM THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: State capital Thiruvananthapuram tops the list for crimes committed against members of the scheduled caste and scheduled tribe communities. The capital has been maintaining the position for the past four years. As many as 536 cases have been registered in the…

Dalit farmer ‘murdered’, relatives block road

Rawat recently sold the land to someone else, leading to fresh tensions. By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Published:July 6, 2015 12:00 am Locals block Lucknow-Faizabad Road after the murder of dalit farmer on Sunday. (Source: Express Phoot by Pramod Adhikari) An elderly Dalit farmer was murdered on Sunday morning by three persons at…

Dalit boy found murdered in Beed in suspected honour killing case

After preliminary investigation, police suspected it to be a case of honour killing as the boy had reportedly eloped with a minor girl from Muslim community in Ahmednagar. A Dalit teen from Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra, who had recently escaped from a remand home, was found murdered in Beed district on Wednesday. After preliminary investigation,…

Dalit boy found murdered in Beed in suspected honour killing case

After preliminary investigation, police suspected it to be a case of honour killing as the boy had reportedly eloped with a minor girl from Muslim community in Ahmednagar. By: Express News Service | Pune | Published on:July 4, 2015 1:56 am A Dalit teen from Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra, who had recently escaped from a…

Limbs Chopped For Loving Caste Hindu Girl

Published: 04th July 2015 06:27 AM Last Updated: 04th July 2015 06:27 AM VILLUPURAM: In yet another incident that revealed the ugly head of casteism, the right arm and the right leg of a Dalit youth of Villupuram were severed after an affair with a Caste Hindu girl. The incident came to light after the…

Caste system has not spared even the dead, laments HC

MOHAMED IMRANULLAH S. “What is prevalent and practiced in Hinduism appears to have been percolated into Christianity.” The Madras High Court Bench here on Thursday expressed deep concern over the caste system not having spared even dead bodies from its fold and lamented that the practice had percolated into Christianity too by making the followers…

Dalit man murdered in Palamu

Friday, 03 July 2015 | PNS | DALTONGANJ | in Ranchi Police are investigating the murder case of a dalit Ramesh who was found dead with a sharp weapon at Bhusra village last night. The DSP Hira Lal Ravi has confirmed the murder of this dalit saying that he used to live with his in…

Dalit families in Damoh beaten up by upper caste men

Bittu Pateriya, Hindustan Times, Sagar| Updated: Jun 28, 2015 17:56 IST Fear has gripped Dalit families living in Achalpura village under Gaisabad police station of Damoh district after the upper-caste community in the village allegedly beat them up, ransacked their houses and ordered them to leave the village. Senior administrative and police officials reached the…

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