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Bhim Army Chief Stresses On Dalit-Muslim Unity Ahead Of 2019

https://www.ndtv.com November 29, 2018

Lucknow: 

Emphasizing the need for a Dalit-Muslim unity, the Bhim Army on Thursday said Muslims have been "cheated" by their leaders and should choose thei ...

Why the Dalit vote is crucial in MP

www.rediff.com November 27, 2018

For 25-year-old Ankit Solanki, a Dalit, a vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party would mean betraying his community, many of which have resolved not to vote for the party this time, more so after six ...

High Court grants relief to 4 IIT-K profs in dalit harassment case

Venkatesh S Bijapur November 25, 2018

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday stayed the arrest of IIT Dhanbad director Rajeev Shekhar and three others in connection with an FIR registered at Kalyanpur police station of Kanpur under the S ...

Anti-Dalit Elements Wanted To Kill Me During Saharanpur Clashes: Mayawati

www.ndtv.com November 25, 2018

New Delhi: 

BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday claimed that some anti-Dalit elements allegedly conspired to kill her last year during the "heart-wrenching" Sah ...

25 Dalits adopt Buddhism in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli alleging discrimination

www.indiatoday.in November 17, 2018

Twenty-five Dalits converted to Buddhism in a ceremony organised in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district, on Monday.

One of the Dalit leaders, Devidas Jayant, who also converted to Buddi ...

What the beheading of a TN Dalit girl says about us

http://www.sify.com November 17, 2018

Rajalakshmi, a young Dalit girl is beheaded, but does it matter to anybody in Tamil Nadu? Or india as a whole? A state that takes pride in its language and its so-called progressive culture, where ...

How a 22-Year-Old is Helping the Marginalised Fight Their Mental Health Battles

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

New Delhi: “The value of a man was reduced to his immediate identity and nearest possibility. To a vote. To a number. To a thing. Never was a man treated as a mind. As a glor ...

Can Common Game Rooms for Children in Uttarakhand Villages Help Reduce Caste Tensions?

Venkatesh S Bijapur November 06, 2018

Any mention of the hill state of Uttarakhand brings to mind scenes of misty mountains, clouds and to some, even the earthy smell of marijuana. But to those living in the rural interiors of the stat ...

DU Professor Writes To PM On "Violation" Of Quota Norms In Teachers' Appointment In Central Varsities

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

New Delhi: 

A Delhi University professor has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing various central universities of violating various reservation norms in ...

1,500, mostly Dalits, convert to Buddhism in Meerut

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 30, 2018

The School of Buddhism Studies will open many centres all over the country. Meerut: More than 1,500 people, mostly Dalits and or from the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) converted to Buddhism in a ma ...

'No jobs, no vote': Rajasthan's Kasba Bonli town warns Narendra Modi govt ahead of 2019 general elections

firstpost.com October 30, 2018

Kasba Bonli: Rakesh Kumar has a post-graduate degree but works as a house painter in the small town of Kasba Bonli in northwestern India.

The 31-year-old, the only o ...

Replace ‘Dalit’ with ‘bahujan’ in books, suggests DU academic panel

Hindustantimes October 30, 2018

Delhi University’s (DU) standing committee for academic affairs on Wednesday recommended replacement of the word ‘Dalit’ with ‘bahujan’ or ‘ambedkarwadi’ i ...

Why this man worries Modi and Shah

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 24, 2018

Is there a new Dalit factor unfolding in national politics?

Can what has lately been described as Dalit assertion disrupt politics in a heavily election-laden season?

And if so, ...

'Why do human beings have to clean shit?'

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 24, 2018

Bezwada Wilson has spent his life organising safai karamcharis. He tells Aditi Phadnis that every Indian has the responsibility of ending the dehumanising practice ...

How high caste Hindus undermine a great religion

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 24, 2018

Two recent incidents should disturb Hindus the most. One is about the 

'Everyone wants Ambedkar'

Venkatesh S Bijapur October 24, 2018

Everyone wants Ambedkar and everyone has his own Ambedkar -- like a saffron, red or blue Ambedkar. Everyone wants to use Ambedkar's ideology in a selected manner for doing politics."

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