Dalits(Search results - 28)
India28, Aug 2019, 11:10 AM IST
Karnataka: Dalits forbidden from entering temple in Hassan
People of Scheduled Caste were allegedly not allowed entry into a temple at Kadaga village of Hassan district, Karnataka, by members of upper castes, as per media reports
India14, Aug 2019, 6:19 PM IST
Karnataka floods: Caste-based discrimination in rehabilitation centre near Mysuru?
Reports suggesting that people were asked to sit in different rows based on their castes, at a rehabilitation in a village near Mysuru, Karnataka, have shocked many
India13, Aug 2019, 1:35 PM IST
Guru Ravidas temple razed in Delhi; Dalits continue to protest in Punjab
The Supreme Court had on August 9 observed that "serious breach" has been committed by the Guru Ravi Das Jayanti Samaroh Samiti by not vacating the forest area as earlier ordered by the court
India25, Jul 2019, 4:38 PM IST
Jai Shri Ram: agenda or propaganda? Mob lynching crime only when perpetrated against Muslims, Dalits?
49 celebrities have sought the intervention of the Prime Minister in curbing hate crimes against Muslims and Dalits that have taken place in the name of Jai Shri Ram, but have conveniently neglected crimes against Hindus. Watch this show as SimplifiedBy MyNation.
India24, Jul 2019, 6:13 PM IST
Tamil Nadu villagers denied water for being Dalits?
At a time when the state of Tamil Nadu is reeling under acute water crisis, two villages in Ramanathapuram district were left protesting for better water supply. District collector Veera Raghava Rao has asked the local panchayat officials to arrange water supply.
India17, May 2019, 4:22 PM IST
Why Manoj Sinha should be confident of win in Ghazipur despite huge caste odds
The combined caste and Muslim votes of the SP-BSP combination based on the numerical strength of Muslims, Yadavs and Dalits is daunting. While there are four lakh Yadav voters in the constituency, another four are Dalits, and around 1.5 lakh are Muslim
India20, Apr 2019, 7:19 PM IST
Tiruvannamalai tense after WhatsApp video targets Vanniyars; security tightened
Tension broke out in Tiruvannamalai as a video of a youth speaking ill of a dominant caste in Tamil Nadu started circulating on WhatsApp
Views28, Mar 2019, 6:56 PM IST
Dalits get a raw deal from Dravidian parties again
Though it is claimed by the proponents of the Dravidian movement that it has worked for the betterment of the Dalits, critics of the movement say the Dravidian parties like the DMK and the AIADMK are only paying lip-service, relegating the Dalits as usual
India7, Mar 2019, 3:23 PM IST
Election 2019: Former MLA threatens to release CD against MP Muniyappa if Congress fields him
Former Congress MLA, who had compared Dalits to his shoes, has threatened to release a CD against Kolar MP from Congress, KH Muniyappa if he contests in the Lok Sabha elections
Views7, Feb 2019, 1:09 PM IST
Religion killed Ramalingam: Immoral, unfair, biased media whitewashed the cause of murder
Tamil Nadu's Ramalingam was attacked apparently because he had tried to prevent a few Muslims who were trying to convert the Dalits in the village. A video, that has now gone viral on social media, has Ramalingam arguing with the Muslims and trying to tell them that they were causing religious chaos in an otherwise harmonious area. Ramalingam was murdered in Thirubuvanam, a small town known for silk saris near Kumbakonam
India7, Feb 2019, 12:12 PM IST
Dalit conversion suspected reason for PMK worker's murder
After the horrifying attack, PMK's Ramalingam was shifted to Kumbakonam government hospital where he was later referred to Thanjavur Medical college hospital, Tamil Nadu.
Views17, Jan 2019, 12:08 PM IST
AIADMK leader Thambidurai quotes BR Ambedkar and appropriates Dalit sufferings
'The fact that Thambidurai, belonging to a dominant community, can claim himself to be a victim of historical wrongs is a big problem. He quotes Ambedkar and appropriates the sufferings of the Dalits. But nobody sees anything amiss in that, and that is the bigger problem,' says V Subbulakshmi
Views16, Jan 2019, 11:16 AM IST
Non-Yadav OBCs, non-Jatav Dalits hold key to success in UP Lok Sabha elections 2019
Caste plays a key role in politics in India, more so in the Hindi heartland states. A survey by The Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) and Azim Premji Institute shows that 55% of Indians are likely to prefer the candidate of their caste in elections