Dalit forum demands probe into death

MANGALORE: The district unit of Dalit Sangharsh Samiti (Ambedkarvada) has demanded a thorough inquiry into the death of Rajappa who was working at the farm of BJP leader and Karnataka Coastal Development Authority chairman B…

Landless Dalit women worst hit by SEZ

CHENNAI: Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have literally wreaked havoc in the lives of Dalit women. Unemployed Dalit men are migrating to the city in search of employment, but at the receiving end are the women…

Pakistan's first 'Dalit Senator'

Dr Khatumal Jeewan, the first Dalit (scheduled caste) senator, was born in a remote village near the historic town of Umar Kot — the birth place of Mughal emperor Akbar, and the commercial centre of…

Two Dalits killed in TN over worship in…

Sankarankoil (TN)): Two Dalits have been hacked to death allegedly following a dispute over offering worship in the local Muppidathy Ammam temple at Senthatti village in Tirunelveli district. Police said a group of unidentified persons…

Voices and views from the margin

PUNE: Today, when globalisation seems to have taken over every form of art and culture everywhere in the world, there's still one form of writing that thrives on being different, driving home the idea that…

NDF to project Paswan as PM candidate in…

Lucknow, Feb 26: The National Dalit Front (NDF) has decided to project its President, Union Steel and Fertiliser Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief, Ram Vilas Paswan, as the most suitable prime ministerial candidate…

Dalit women sells her son for 120 USD…

New Delhi - An impoverished young mother sold her newborn son in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state so she could pay her hospital bill, news reports said Tuesday. Rajitha, 20, a single mother, sold the…