Archive for the ‘caste virus’ Category

A gang on Thursday beat an eight-year-old boy from the dalit community to death and sexually assaulted his mother and sister, who are now in a critical condition, near Arakandanallur in Villupuramdistrict. It is suspected that the assault maybe the fallout of a rivalry with people belonging to non-dalit communities from the same area. This is the third […]

A young Dalit woman, nine months pregnant, and her unborn child died allegedly after being brutally beaten up by the police in the Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place late on Sunday night in the Mankapur locality of the Asandra police station area in Barabanki district. Family members of 22-year-old Ruchi, who belong to […]

While the entire nation mourned the CRPF men who were killed in the militant attack at Pampore on Saturday, an unseemly display of caste prejudice halted constable Vir Singh’s funeral at his village, Nagla Kewal in Shikohabad, Firozabad district. Upper castes of the village refused to allow a public land to be used for the cremation of […]

Five Research Scholars (Ph.D students) at University of Hyderabad are ostracized by the decision of the University to restrict their entry in to hostels, administration building and other common places in groups and denial of permission to participate in Students’ Union elections, as an administrative response to the incidents related to ASA vs ABVP on […]

― Prosecutors say a 57-year-old man set a fire that killed his daughter, her husband and their 3-year-old son because the son-in-law came from a “lower caste system” and had not asked him for the daughter’s hand in marriage. Subhash Chander was ordered held without bond Tuesday in a hearing before Judge Martin McDonough at […]

A Kerala government school has stirred up a controversy by asking 85 primary school students belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) to wear uniforms of a different colour than the other students. The Moolankavu Government School at Sultan Battery in the Wayanad district introduced two different uniforms for its students in June. […]

Atrocitynews already covered this story but Smruti Koppikar from Frontline explores further the story of Madhukar. She depicts how Indian psyche is  still instilled with obnoxius caste virus, operates against Dalits even if he regains his status by better education, kills him at last. Madhukar a well educated person was awarded death for digging well. Is this growing India,or […]