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Ballad Of Bravery: Icon Of Dalit Resistance, Bant Singh Continues To Wage A Lonely Battle

Ballad Of Bravery: Icon Of Dalit Resistance, Bant Singh Continues To Wage A Lonely Battle

Unlike the rich Punjabi pop stars of largely upper caste Jatt identity, Bant is now struggling with diabetes, dwindling vision and financial distress.

22 July 2022
Viral Video Shows Dalit Teen Assaulted In UP, Forced To Lick Feet; Seven Arrested

Viral Video Shows Dalit Teen Assaulted In UP, Forced To Lick Feet; Seven Arrested

Rae Bareli: The video of the victim being assaulted and forced to lick their feet has gone viral on social media.

19 April 2022

MP Ram Navami Violence: Curfew Continues In Khargone, Officials Deny Migration Of Families

The curfew in continuing for the third day with relief being given only for medical emergencies, the police official said.

Former Bihar Chief Minister Faces Severe Backlash After His Distasteful Remarks On Brahmins

Former Bihar Chief Minister Faces Severe Backlash After His Distasteful Remarks On Brahmins

Manjhi's use of swear word came to light on Sunday when a video went viral on social media where the 77-year-old leader was shown holding forth on the pitfalls...

22 December 2021

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

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

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31 December 2020
Dalit Man Beaten For 'Plucking Leaves', Kills Himself; 2 Arrested

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

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


25 December 2020
Dalit Man Beaten For Using Common Handpump In UP Village

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


26 October 2020
Op In No Position

Op In No Position

It’s advantage BJP in UP as rivals Congress, SP and BSP struggle to shrug off their inertia


09 October 2020
The Ghost Of Manu

The Ghost Of Manu

It still haunts modern law, and colours its fabric in a deep blood-red dye of caste. How many times do we need a Hathras to prove that?


01 October 2020
Hathras Rape: A Caste Continuum

Hathras Rape: A Caste Continuum

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


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23 June 2020
Won't Rest Till My Parents Are Punished For My Husband's Murder: Social Activist Kausalya Shankar

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

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

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

Caste-based Reservation Is Compensation For Historical Exploitation And Marginalisation

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...


13 February 2020
Caste Out Of Campus: Apartheid Methods Of Public Classification Lead To Prejudice

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

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...


07 November 2019
Couple Stoned To Death For Marrying Outside Caste In Karnataka

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

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.


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26 August 2019
BJP Not Involved In Welcoming Bulandshahr Violence Accused, Says Dy UP CM Keshav Prasad Maurya

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...


19 July 2019
Priyanka Gandhi Stopped On Way To Visit Sonbhadra Clash Victims, Rahul Says BJP 'Insecure'

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

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


13 September 2019
When Blood Thirsty Ranvir Sena Went On A Rampage And Even Paid For It

When Blood Thirsty Ranvir Sena Went On A Rampage And Even Paid For It

In Bihar, caste violence erupted like a plague in the late 1990s. There was the armed Ranvir Sena, composed mostly of Bhumihar landlords, baying for Dalit...


15 July 2019
Husband Of BJP MLA's Daughter Beaten Up Outside Allahabad High Court, Claims Lawyer

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

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

National Security Act Invoked Against Three Accused In Bulandshahr Violence

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...


13 November 2018
Raj Thackeray Should Apologize To North Indians For Their Bullying Acts: Congress, BJP

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

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


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