Tag: Dalits

Dalit activists slams media for ignoring the rise of intolerance against minorities

Dalit activists slams media for ignoring the rise of intolerance against minorities

Udupi: Marking the 50th anniversary of Kilvenmani massacre, Dalit writer and activists G Rajashekhar has slammed the media for ignoring the serious issues related to Dalit atrocities in India. Rajashekhar stated that media has been ignorant in covering the intolerance against Dalits and minorities. District units of Karnataka Komu Souharda[Read More…]

1,500, mostly from Dalit community embrace Buddhism in Meerut

Over 1,500 people from Dalit and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) embraced Buddhism in a huge religious ceremony organized at Subharti University in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. Founder of the university Atul Krishna and his family also participated in the ceremony and converted to Buddhism. Anam Sherwani, spokesperson of the university[Read More…]

Electoral tactics alone cannot defeat BJP: CPI-M

New Delhi: It will be wrong to underestimate the pan-India strength of the BJP and to think that electoral tactics alone will be enough to defeat it, the CPI-M has said. The key link at this juncture is to gather the growing discontent against the BJP rule, especially due to[Read More…]

Opposition unity failed idea, NDA will break records in 2019: PM Modi

Modi woos Dalits, tribals in Maoist-hit Bijapur, says he is PM because of Ambedkar’s contributions

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh): Invoking Dalit icon Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 127th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday sought to woo Dalits and tribals, saying he could become PM because of Ambedkar’s contributions to the society and exhorted Maoists to join the mainstream for development and assured that he would[Read More…]

Anti-Dalit violence in Maharashtra disrupts Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm on Wednesday after ruckus over the violence against Dalits in Maharashtra that some opposition members blamed on the BJP and the RSS. Satish Chandra Mishra of the Bahujan samaj Party alleged that the Rashtriya Swayemsewak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party[Read More…]

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Dalit activists protest at Jantar Mantar

Hundreds of people gathered at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on Sunday, protesting against the ongoing caste disturbances in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh.They were led by the Bhim Army, an organisation fighting for Dalit rights. Despite being denied permission by the Delhi Police, members of several Dalit groups gathered at the protest[Read More…]

PM Modi lashes out at ‘self-appointed guardians’ of Dalits

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an interview with CNN-News 18, his second interview to an Indian television news channel, spoke on various issues ranging from Indian economy, Dalits,Uttar Pradesh polls and his relationship with the media. PM Modi lashed out at ‘self-appointed guardians’ of Dalits for creating tensions in the[Read More…]

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