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BJP, Congress anti-Dalit, trying to abolish reservation system: Mayawati

Economic Times November 27, 2018

JAIPUR: BSP supremo Mayawati alleged on Monday that the BJP and the Congress were anti-Dalit parties and were trying to 'abolish' the reservation system.

Mayawati made the re ...

KCR Failed To Fulfil Promise Of Dalit Chief Minister: Amit Shah

www.ndtv.com November 26, 2018

Parkal, Telangana: 

Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah Sunday accused the Telangana government led by K Chandrashekar Rao of "failing" to keep its prom ...

'BJP, Congress anti-Dalit, trying to abolish reservation system': Mayawati

Venkatesh S Bijapur November 26, 2018

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati alleged on Monday that the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress were anti-Dalit parties and were trying to 'abolish' the reservation system.

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As Madhya Pradesh gears up for assembly elections 2018, the cry for change rises

www.hindustantimes.com November 25, 2018

Naryoli, the only one among Sagar’s eight assembly seats reserved for scheduled castes (SC), takes its name from an eponymous village, to reach which you take a narrow approach road off a sta ...

Scramble for Dalit votes in UP: BJP rolls out red carpet for sub-castes

www.indiatoday.in November 25, 2018

While the Bharatiya Janata Party is battling with Congress and the Bahujan Samaj Party for Dalit votes in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh, the party is already in election mode in the all ...

Mayawati targeted as BJP rolls out dalit connect

www.hindustantimes.com November 22, 2018

The BJP dug up the infamous guest house incident of 1995 of when BSP chief Mayawati was targeted by Samajwadi Party workers and saved by an upper caste BJP leader Brahmdutt Dwivedi in Lucknow to co ...

Nerella incident: It’s not a Dalit issue, says KT Rama Rao DECCAN CHRONICLE

www.deccanchronicle.com November 21, 2018

Hyderabad: IT minister K.T. Rama Rao said there was no Dalit or sand mafia issue in the recent Nerella incident except police excesses.

He said  as MLA of Sircilla c ...

KCR behaves like naya nawab: Khushbu Sundar

www.moneycontrol.com November 21, 2018

Describing Telangana Caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao as "Naya Nawab" (new king), Congress spokesperson Khushbu Sundar alleged that he 'failed' to deliver what he prom ...

Congress fact-checks Modi's Dalit jibe about Sitaram Kesri, says PM got it wrong; backward class leader was OBC

www.firstpost.com November 19, 2018

The Congress on Sunday responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment on former Congress president Sitaram Kesri, and told the prime minister that Kesri was not a Dalit, as claimed by Modi ...

BJP Shifts Focus from Ram Temple, Leaders Out to Woo UP Dalits

www.news18.com November 19, 2018

Lucknow: Even as the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is busy mobilising people to support the Ram Temple demand, its ideological child outfit has decided to focus on Dalit outreach ahe ...

BSP's elephant running out of steam, Dalits say 'Mayawati craze' is over

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com November 17, 2018

Today, the BSP's 'haathi' may not be the force it once was but with a vote share of 9.08 per cent in 2008 and 6.29 per cent in 2013, it remains a distinct X-factor in what is expected t ...

Mamata to take centre stage at Dalit community matriarch’s birth centenary

Hindustantimes November 17, 2018

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will take the centre stage at the celebration of the birth centenary of Dalit Matua community matriarch Binapani Debi, better known to community members as ‘Bar ...

Why Dalits And Elite Castes Are Unhappy With BJP In Gwalior-Morena

www.outlookindia.com November 17, 2018

A garlanded photo of Deepak Mittal sits beside a small bust of B.R. Ambedkar on a shelf in a white-painted wall, sharing space with idols of various hues and a stack of magazines. The dingy room is ...

BJP Dalit MP says statue of Buddha should be installed at disputed site in Ayodhya

www.theweek.in November 11, 2018

Gonda (UP), Nov 10 (PTI) Amid growing demands for a Ram temple, Savitribai Phule, the BJP MP from Bahraich, has called for installing a statue of Lord Buddha at the disputed site in Ayodhya.

'Nobody Has the Power to Abolish Reservation': Nitish Kumar's Assurance to Bihar Dalits

https://www.news18.com November 06, 2018

Gaya: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said "nobody has the power" to abolish reservation for repressed classes and those who make statements to this effect wish to ...

Lone dalit Congress MLA in Odisha resigns over ‘failing’ minor gangrape victim

Hindustantimes November 01, 2018

head of the assembly and Lok Sabha polls next year, the lone Dalit MLA of Congress, Krushna Chandra Sagaria, Tuesday quit from the Odisha State Assembly ‘on moral grounds’, saying he co ...

Apologise now for criticising my Dalit memorials, Mayawati tells BJP

Hindustantimes November 01, 2018

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday sought an apology from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for terming the Dalit memorials and statues built by her government as an “extravagance ...

Pawan Kalyan bets on BSP boost for Dalit vote

m.dailyhunt.in October 30, 2018

"A promise given to the people of Andhra Pradesh on the floor of parliament by a Prime Minister is now conveniently ignored," Pawan Kalyan observed. Paying tributes to Dr Ambedkar, the Ja ...

Minority, Dalit Wings Formed In Aam Aadmi Party

ndtv.com October 30, 2018

New Delhi: 

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday announced the formation of scheduled caste/scheduled tribes and Minority wings as the party seeks to enhance its s ...

He Is A Man Of Great Eloquence Who Is Silent When Dalits Flogged, Muslims Killed: Shashi Tharoor On Narendra Modi

outlookindia October 30, 2018

ongress leader Shashi Tharoor has said Narendra Modi could have succeeded as prime minister because he often got his diagnosis right but "failed" on account of poor prescriptions.


'Chanting Ambedkar's name makes Dalit leaders cross over to BJP'

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 24, 2018

Dr Anand Teltumbde was one of the intellectuals and civil rights activists whose homes were raided by the Pune police on Tuesday, August 28.

Professor Teltumbde was in Mu ...

'In the milk of OBCs and Dalits, Muslims have added sugar'

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 24, 2018

When All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen President Asaduddin Owaisi, MP, and Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar addressed a rally in Aurangabad on Gandhi Jayanti, ...

To Destroy Terror, Accept Dalits, Follow Lord Ram's Path: Yogi Adityanath

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 20, 2018


Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Friday that people need to follow the path of Lord Ram to destroy those promoting terrorism and naxa ...

Rahul Gandhi Attacks Modi Govt, Says 'People's Aspiration Turning Into Anger'

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 19, 2018

In an attack on the Narendra Modi government, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said it has gone into a war with its own people imposing a single suffocating ideology on 1.3 billion Indians ...

No one has power to change reservation in India, claims Nitish Kumar at Patna's Dalit-Mahadalit Sammelan

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 14, 2018

As the 2019 elections inch closer, political parties are leaving no stone unturned to woo the common mass with their promises. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar too chose to walk down that path whe ...

"Oblivion To Resurrection": Mayawati Seen By Many As Key To Defeating PM

Admin October 14, 2018

A woman who represents millions of India's poorest citizens is now the country's most sought-after politician.

Mayawati, an icon of country's traditionally oppressed Dalits wh ...

Dalits, Urban Maoists and a plot to kill the PM

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 14, 2018

So in the first of its kind political humour we have encountered in a long time, an e-mail is produced that is addressed to media organisations stating how they -- all 'Naxals' -- want to t ...

Will Owaisi-Ambedkar alliance in Maharashtra benefit the BJP?

Admin October 14, 2018

Asaduddin Owaisi’s move in Maharashtra has baffled many. His alliance with Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar has come as a rude shock to many who were expecting Ambedkar to ally with the Congress ...