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A local Dalit BJP leader on Thursday hacked to death by unidentified men at a roadside eatery here, police said.
The Congress today spurned the BJP's appeal for consensus on its choice for president and said the opposition would take a
Ram Nath Kovind will make an exceptional president and continue to be a strong voice for the poor, downtrodden and margina
Hundreds of Bhim Army activists protested in Charthawal town of the district demanding the release of the Dalit outfit's c
As part of the party's Dalit outreach, BJP's top brass has asked Union ministers and senior functionaries to have a meal a
Internet services in Saharanpur have been blocked for two days to prevent social media being misused to foment tension fol
The main accused in the Saharanpur violence and Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar was today arrested from Himachal Pradesh.
Bhim Army founder Chandrasekhar, who is evading arrest since last month's caste-violence in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, h
Three activists of the Bhim Army were today arrested for collecting funds for the Dalit outfit at Shukartal in the distric
Kamal Kishore, the brother of Bheem Army founder Chandrashekhar, was today detained by the police here while he was on his
Jaithirth Rao in the Indian Express:
Professor Sheldon Pollock has just announced scholarships for Dalit students who wish to study Sanskrit at Columbia University. This is indeed welcome news. The tragedy is that this initiative is not being undertaken in India, the home of Sanskrit as well as Dalits. It is revealing to note what Professor Saroja Bhate of the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute in Pune has to say: “I congratulate Professor Pollock for doing this. This is exactly what I would have done and would do in future if I have the resources.” The question we need to ask is why Professor Bhate does not have the resources. We spend crores and crores casually on conferences, commissions and committees of which we have lost count, but there is no money in Pune for pursuing Sanskrit studies or encouraging Dalits.