Gujarati Dalits insist Deesa boy was murdered

AHMEDABAD: Dalit families from Deesa, who have been fighting for justice for one of their boys who was killed recently, reached Ahmedabad demanding that local police file a complaint of murder instead of accidental death.…

Dalits barred from entering Karnataka temple

BELLARY: Untouchability is prevalent in many parts of the country and Dharmasagara village near Hospet taluk is no exception. Here, people from  upper castes have forbidden the dalits from entering into temples. Read More

Tribal literacy rate is far below : Hamid…

New Delhi, Aug 27 :  Delivering inaugural address at the International Seminar on “Adivasi/ST Communities in India: Development and Change” organized by the Institute for Human Development here today, Indian Vice President M Hamid Ansari…

Tribal struggle against displacement in Jharkhand

Jharkhand is known as the abode of Adivasis (the indigenous people, constitutionally they are called as scheduled tribe), the land of struggle and mineral rich state in India. “Jharkhand” literally means ‘the land of forests’…

Meira Kumar, a Dalit leader is the new…

New Delhi - A new chapter was written in the annals of India's political history as country's parliament unanimously elected a former diplomat from the lowest rung of Hinduism's rigid caste ladder, the Dalits or…

Court upholds Dalit rights

An appeals court judge stunned a lower court when he overruled the lower court judge's ruling against a Dalit man. The landmark decision was handed down by a judge in India's Jammu & Kashmir state…