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SC/ST Commission is defunct in Bihar

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SC/ST Commission is defunct in Bihar

Patna: It’s a curious state of affairs for a Chief Minister whose media spiel is all about his concern for the dalits. The State Commission for SC & ST in  Nitish Kumar’s Bihar is non-functional for the past two years. The government seems to be ignoring the Patna High Court directive to remedy the situation. […]

Dalits restive after Police action in Buxar village

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Dalits restive after Police action in Buxar village

Patna: Dalit ire against ‘police atrocities’ following an incident of ‘stone pelting’ at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s convoy is increasing. Local media reports say that NDA partner Jitan Ram Manjhi  has used strong words against the state government for atrocities on Dalits by police and administration at Nandan village in Buxar district in the […]

Dalits attacked for sporting facial hair in Gujarat!

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Dalits attacked for sporting facial hair in Gujarat!

The ugly face of Brahmanical oppression is fast growing visible in Gujarat, even as a fresh incidents of intolerance of different kinds are emerging across India. Members of the lower castes are now being attacked for growing moustaches in some rural areas of Gujarat. Ahmedabad, Oct 3 : A relative of one of the Dalit […]

Dalit Sarpanch slaughtered in Gujarat Village

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Dalit Sarpanch slaughtered in Gujarat Village

Gujarat: He was a Dalit, and he had the guts to contest and win  the recent village panchayat elections, becoming a sarpanch in upper castes-dominated Varsada village, so they brutally murdered him. A 25-year-old Jaysukh Madhad, a Dalit Sarpanch in a village in Amreli district of Gujarat, was hacked to death by people of other […]

Dalits mark 70th I-Day with Pride Yatra

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Dalits mark 70th I-Day with Pride Yatra

Chanting  “Jai Bhim” and seeking independence from atrocities and discrimination, thousands of Dalits gathered in Una (Gujarat) to celebrate India’s 70th Independence Day on Monday. A 10-day Dalit Pride Yatra started from Ahmedabad on August 4 culminated in Una where seven Dalits were publicly flogged for skinning a dead cow by a local ‘cow vigilante’ […]