Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021

Caste violence

Are Our Courts Upholding Constitutional Justice Or Justice Of Manusmriti? Asks Meena Kandasamy

Jan 12, 2021 Intifada P Basheer

While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the Indian judiciary.

Dalit Man Beaten For 'Plucking Leaves', Kills Himself; 2 Arrested

Dec 31, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Dharampal Diwakar, 25, died by suicide in UP after being thrashed by the two accused for plucking leaves from their mango tree

Dalit Man Beaten For Using Common Handpump In UP Village

Ramchandra Raidas sustained injuries in the attack and was admitted to a primary health centre, police officials said

Hathras Rape: A Caste Continuum

Oct 01, 2020 Dipsita Dhar

Though the 19-year- old burns in front of our eyes, what's on that funeral pyre are the unkept promises of our Constitution.

Won't Rest Till My Parents Are Punished For My Husband's Murder: Social Activist Kausalya Shankar

The 23-year-old social activist plans to move the Supreme Court against the Madras HC verdict exonerating her father in the murder case of her husband.

22 June, 2020

TN Woman Says Will Challenge Acquittal Of Father In Her Dalit Husband's Murder Case

G.C. Shekhar

The woman, belonging to Thevar community, had married Sankar, a dalit man who was murdered in broad daylight in March 2016.

20 June, 2020

Caste-based Reservation Is Compensation For Historical Exploitation And Marginalisation

Umesh Kumar

It is the collective responsibility of all of us to ensure an equal society by promoting reservations and affirmative action till we achieve the goal of annihilation of caste.

13 February, 2020

Caste Out Of Campus: Apartheid Methods Of Public Classification Lead To Prejudice

Saikat Majumdar

It is beyond comprehension why the classification of categories needs to be made public in our universities. The identification of one’s caste, much like that of race, sex, or even gender, is a private matter.

07 November, 2019

Couple Stoned To Death For Marrying Outside Caste In Karnataka


The incident is the latest in a string of so-called 'honour killings' which are rampant in rural pockets of the country.

01 October, 2019

Dalit Official In UP Resigns After DM Passes Casteist Remark Against Him


Ballia's District Magistrate Bhawani Singh Khangraut, however, has denied the allegation. saying he had not misbehaved with the officer.

26 August, 2019

BJP Not Involved In Welcoming Bulandshahr Violence Accused, Says Dy UP CM Keshav Prasad Maurya


The five men, accused of sedition in Bulandshahr violence case, were accorded a hero's welcome by their supporters outside the jail after they were released on bail Saturday evening.


19 July, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Stopped On Way To Visit Sonbhadra Clash Victims, Rahul Says BJP 'Insecure'

Outlook Web Bureau

Ten persons were killed and over 24 injured in clashes over a land dispute in Sonbhadra district on Wednesday.

15 July, 2019

Husband Of BJP MLA's Daughter Beaten Up Outside Allahabad High Court, Claims Lawyer

Outlook Web Bureau

The couple had moved the court demanding protection from the "goons" of Sakshi's father Rajesh Mishra, a BJP legislator from Bareilly.

14 January, 2019

National Security Act Invoked Against Three Accused In Bulandshahr Violence

Outlook Web Bureau

The Uttar Pradesh government has invoked National Security Act against the seven accused arrested in the December 3 cow slaughtering case that claimed lives of two people including a police inspector.

13 November, 2018

Raj Thackeray Should Apologize To North Indians For Their Bullying Acts: Congress, BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

Thackeray, known for a strident anti-migrant stand, would be attending a gathering of the Mahapanchayat Sangh, an organisation of North Indians living in Mumbai, in suburban Kandivali on December 2.

Photo Gallery

Former Attorney-General of India (AGI), Mukul Rohatgi representing Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, in the drugs-on-cruise case, arrives at Bombay High court in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri wth BJP MP Manoj Tiwari launch a Covid-19 vaccination campaign for devotees ahead of the Chhath festival.

PTI Photo

Actress Kranti Redkar, wife of NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, addresses a press conference at Andheri in Mumbai.

PTI Photo

A women displays the boxes of firecrackers at her shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A shopkeeper displays the boxes of firecrackers at his shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

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