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Gujarat Police Firing Victim's Father To Contest Polls Against Amit Shah

venkatesh April 06, 2019


The father of a Dalit youth killed in police firing at Thangadh in Gujarat in 2012, has filed his nomination from the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat, where B ...

Kerala Left Leader's Remark On Dalit Woman Candidate Triggers Row

venkatesh April 06, 2019


An alleged objectionable remark by LDF convener A Vijayaraghavan against a Dalit woman candidate of the opposition UDF has landed the left rulin ...

Maharashtra: Prakash Ambedkar announces list of 37 Lok Sabha candidates

venkatesh March 19, 2019

Mumbai: Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar Friday released a list of 37 Lok Sabha candidates who will contest the upcoming polls under the banner of his new political front, dealing a b ...

Yogi Adityanath’s mentor Mahant Avaidyanath introduced ‘dining with Dalits’ in 1980s

venkatesh March 19, 2019

Politicians visiting the homes of Dalits and sharing meal is a common sight during election season. The exercise is aimed at wooing the community, which comprise a major chunk of electorate in majo ...

Bhima Koregaon case: Maharashtra Police tells Bombay High Court that activists were mobilising Dalits to 'overthrow govt'

venkatesh March 15, 2019

Mumbai: Maharashtra Police on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that activists arrested in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence and Maoist links were mobilising Dali ...