Posts Tagged ‘Caste Atrocity’

The story brings shivers. A Dalit youth was murdered in Hisar for marrying an upper caste girl. The dead body was recovered from a railway track in Mirzapur Dhansu and the deceased has been identified as Rajesh Kumar alias Amarjeet . “He is my younger brother who was missing from last two days. He had […]


Waiting for justice, Bhaiyyalal Bhotmange, the lone survivor of Khairlanji Massacre, breathed his last in the evening of 20th January, 2017. He was declared dead in Nagpur’s Shrikrishna’s hospital due to major heart attack. Earlier when he came back from his work to his residence at MHADA colony, Bhandara he did not feel well. Immediately, […]


In 2012, Gram Panchayat elections were held across the state of Maharashtra. Bankaranja village in Kaij taluka of Beed district had a 9-member Panchayat. In the elections of 2012, the people voted in 8 members belonging to the major front (BJP) and 1 member (Aruna Dahire)from the opposing front (NCP). As the post of Sarpanch […]


The unrest over the brutal assault on Dalits in Gujarat’s Una last week, for allegedly skinning a cow, led to two deaths in Saurashtra on Tuesday. One protester was reported to have committed suicide over the episode, while a head constable was killed in clashes between a mob and police. The case is not new […]


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 […]


A day after a Dalit man was killed on a busy street in Udumalaipettai town of Tamil Nadu’s Tirupur district, the father-in-law of the victim surrendered before a court in Dindigul on Monday and claimed responsibility for the murder.   Six teams have been formed to look for the assailants. Udumalaipttai’s DSP Vivekanandan said although […]


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 […]