Posts Tagged ‘dalit’

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, […]

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 […]

At just 13 years and 11 months old, Poorna, dalit girl from Andhra Pradesh, has become the youngest woman to conquer Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world. Poorna, daughter of farm labourers from Andhra Pradesh’s Nizamabad district, studies in Class IX in a government-run social welfare hostel. On this unique mission, along with […]

  It is another election season, and we have the explosion of caste analysis in the media. Everything is about caste permutation and combination, caste vote banks, etc. Many “progressive-minded” Indians think that caste politics is the bane of India. If it were not for the politicians who are stoking the fire of caste, India […]

A huge number of Dalits and Tribals in India are engaged in uncertain marginal work which offers them less than six months employment in a year. That means for the most marginalized groups are unemployed which reflects the nature of uncertainty and timidity of their existence. As per the census data on SCs and STs, […]

Straight about two months after, in New Year, an awful incident would be completed two years but the Dalit hamlet of Kachakatti village in Madurai district can never forget that dark day of full moon night. The dead body of five-year-old Dalit girl with slit throat and the left eye dig out was found the […]