Ahmedabad, Sep 25 (IANS) A pregnant Dalit woman was attacked by some upper caste people who barged into their home after her family refused to clear animal carcasses from fields in Gujarat's Banaskantha district, police said Saturday. All six accused have been arrested.
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Dubbing the increasing incidents of atrocities on the Dalits as a "challenge before Indian society", the Union government on Thursday voiced its committment to prevent such crime by empowering the community economically and socially through development.
Ahmedabad, Aug 4 (IANS) BSP supremo Mayawati arrived in Gujarat on Thursday to express her solidarity with the Dalit victims of the July 11 atrocities in Una and accused the state and the Centre of oppressing the community.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Expressing concern over what it said were growing incidents of violence against the Dalits, minorities and women in the country, the Congress on Monday said the Narendra Modi government was not doing anything to improve the situation.
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) BJP MP Udit Raj on Sunday hit out at the alleged "protectors of the Hindu religion" and "proponents of nationalism" over the recent spate of attacks on Dalits, asking if the value of Dalits was less than that of animals.
Ahmedabad, July 31 (IANS) A Dalit youth, who had attempted to commit suicide to protest against beating of four from the community for skinning of carcasses by cow vigilantes, died here on Sunday, officials said.
Patna, July 23 (IANS) The police on Saturday arrested two of the 11 accused in connection with a case in which two Dalit youths were beaten up for allegedly stealing a motorcycle in Muzaffarpur district.
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Two Dalit youths were badly beaten and urinated upon by some men allegedly for stealing a motorcycle in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, said an FIR filed by the mother of one of the victims.
Ahmedabad, July 21 (IANS) The public outrage over the recent flogging of Dalit youngsters by self-appointed cow vigilantes in Saurashtra region refused to die down, a day after the Gujarat bandh call, with reports of protests and violence from across the state kept on trickling in on Thursday too.