Bajrang Dal to hold week-long Dalit outreach
The organisation is aiming for inclusion of Dalits in the larger Hindu narrative and wants to reduce social discrimination based on caste.
SC refers central government’s plea to review ruling on SC/ST Act to larger bench
SC order intended to prevent misuse of law seen working aga...
AAP government to launch overseas scholarship scheme for Dalit students
The proposal is likely to be put before the cabinet soon, Delhi's SC/...
Maharashtra Dalits disillusioned with Ambedkar grandson
The huge goodwill among Dalits that Ambedkar earned through this led to his Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi, a front floated by him comprising OBCs and Muslims.
16 years in a row, Mayawati elected BSP President again
The Bahujan Samaj Party had its national executive meeting in Lucknow on Wednesday, where Mayawati was re-elected.
Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi not a tribal: Committee
Ironically, Jogi was the chairman of Congress’ Scheduled Tribes department when he walked out of the party in 2016 to float his own party, Janta Congress Chhattisgarh.
BJP, Congress clash over lynchings
Ratiram Jatav, the father of the deceased Harish Jatav, committed suicide three days ago allegedly due to inaction of police in his son’s case.
Fagu Chauhan resigns from UP Assembly after appointment as Bihar governor
A six-time MLA, Chauhan (71) was appointed as governor of Bihar last week by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Bharatpur: A battle of Dalits in the Jat belt of Rajasthan
BSP candidate Suraj Jatav may queer the pitch for Congress’ Abhijit Kumar Jatav
It would have been too Bollywood to have a Dalit hero: 'Article 15' director Anubhav Sinha
The movie has opened to protests by fringe organisations representing upper castes.
Divided they stand: Why marginal Dalit castes still lack political clout
Among middle-class educated and employed Dalits who act as opinion makers, or young people in recent years, one can discern opposition to BJP.
Loss puts Mayawati’s Dalit leadership in doubt too
Mayawati’s strategy aimed at consolidating the votes of Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Castes in favour of the alliance failed to yield dividends.
UP BJP MLA’s daughter’s video creates stir
Sakshi Mishra's video alleges that her father and his aides were threatening the couple and could eliminate them after they got married on July 4 in Prayagraj.
Jatavs firmly behind Mayawati, but will other Dalits follow?
With a Dalit population of over 25%, Agra is one of the 17 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh reserved for scheduled castes.
TDP, BJP eye gains as Andhra Pradesh sees religious shifts
TDP, known traditionally for its secular stand, in the recent general elections also attempted to polarise Muslim minority votes against its erstwhile saffron ally. The party, which was part of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the 2014 elections and shared power at both the Centre and the state, severed ties with the BJP in March last year.
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