Category Archives: Dalits and Tribals

Fact Finding Report on atrocities committed against Dalits in Haryana

Abstract of report of investigation done by the activists of human rights organization NCHRO from Delhi and Kaithal regarding atrocities committed against dalits of village Balu, District Kaithal, Haryana on 1st May, 2017. On 5th may 2017, a team of

Caste Discrimination in India and Nepal

Dr. B.R.Ambedkar

By Nishikant Waghmare, 16 February, 2007, Countercurrents.org The most influential Indian “Noble is your aim and sublime and glorious is your mission. Blessed are those who are awakened to their duty to those among whom they are born. Glory to

Dalit dilemma: Education rises, not prosperity

Subodh Varma, 8 Dec, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORK NEW DELHI: Dalit anger seems to be on the boil. Suddenly, there is a rash of violent protests across the country. What is the trigger? What are the reasons for Dalit anger

Hindutva Strategies And Dalit Movement

By Ram Puniyani, 04 December, 2006, Countercurrents.org Book Review (Book Reviewed: Ambedkar, Ayodhya aur Dalit Andolan by Vidya Bhushan Rawat (Hindi), Danish Books, Delhi, p. 147, Rs 100) The mobilization of dalits and Adivasis in large numbers by 'RSS combine'

A New Dalit Movement Emerging From Maharastra ?

By Vidya Bhushan Rawat 02 December, 2006Countercurrents.org If television channels are to be believed then the Dalit rampage in the Indian state of Maharastra is an outcome of what they term as 'simple' incident of desecration of Baba Saheb Ambedkar's

Why Are Maharashtra’s Dalits So Angry?

By Kalpana Sharma 02 December, 2006, The Hindu Why did Maharashtra burst into flames on Thursday following Dalit protests, almost without warning? To those who have not been monitoring what is happening among Dalits, and more specifically amongst the followers

I am a Dalit, How are you?

160 million people in India are born outside the four castes of the Hindu  Caste (Varna) system – the oldest surviving social hierarchy of the world. They are called the "untouchables" or Dalits. They themselves have chosen the name DALITS

International Development Aid: Addressing Dalit Issues

Leo Bashyam31 August 2006The purpose of this paper is to give an overview of the quantum of foreign aid contributed to Indian development and the role played by International non-Governmental development aid agencies and Bi-lateral and Multi-lateral agencies in this

India’s tryst with caste

Sixty years after Independance, India’s sizeable Dalit population is still awaiting the famed “tryst with destiny” Prasenjit Chowdhury Kolkata, HardNewsMedia.COM Fighting political opportunism, Dalits managed to get caste-based oppression included as a UN agenda against racism in the UN conference