Between mainstream parties & Ambedkar’s VBA, Dalits are divided & leaderless in Maharashtra
There’s a craving for a new leadership, which is leading some Dalits towards old wine in new bottles such as the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) led by Prakash Ambedkar.
UGC plans action against non-complying varsities
The development comes in the wake of the alleged suicide of a 26-year-old second-year postg...
A Muslim-Dalit axis going back to Haji Mastan’s shot at redemption
Reaching out to Asaduddin Owaisi’s Majlise-Ittahadul Muslimeen early on an...
Hans Raj Hans: BJP's new Dalit face is versatile in music as well as politics
Hans had a tryst with religion in 2006 when he became the head of the Dera Baba Lal Badshah at Nakodar. But he left in 2015 amid controversies.
Phase 1 polling in UP: Mayawati alleges dalits stopped from voting forcefully
After the first phase of general elections on April 11, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati on Friday attacked the Bharatiya Janata...
Bhim Army chief's U turn: Won't fight Modi in Varanasi, wants Dalit vote intact to defeat BJP
Chandrashekhar's remarks comes a few days after Bahujan Samaj Party chief Maywati termed him a BJP agent and accused him of dividing dalit votes.
BJP conspired to field Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar from Varanasi to divide Dalit votes: Mayawati
The BSP chief said, "Each and every vote of the Dalits is important to remove the arrogant, autocratic, casteist and communal BJP from power.
PM doing 'dirty politics' over Alwar gang rape case: Mayawati
Hours after the prime minister's remarks at election rallies in Kushinagar and Deoria earlier in the day, Mayawati said, "In the wake of this incident, Modi is doing dirty politics."
Disgruntled MP Udit Raj quits Bharatiya Janata Party, joins Congress
After he was denied a ticket for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), outgoing Delhi MP Udit Raj on Wednesday j...
Vishwas versus Vikas in Lalu citadel; Saran slugfest too close to call
RJD-Congress was behind the NDA by 10-12% votes five years back, so any vote transfer between the other block could prove fatal.
BJP is anti-dalit: Jammu & Kashmir’s expelled former MLA
Former BJP legislator from Jammu, Gagan Bhagat — who was expelled from the party early this month after he challenged the dissolution of state assembly in the Supreme Court.
Dausa Lok Sabha seat: It’s BJP’s seasoned neta vs Congress’ rising Meena leader
A woman is set to represent seat as BJP’s JK Meena fights against Congress’ Savita Meena.
'Caste certificate' of Lord Hanuman sought after Dalit tag
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had recently dubbed Lord Hanuman as a Dalit.
Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea challenging Centre's circular against use of term 'Dalit'
The bench remained unimpressed by arguments and said, "At this stage, we are not interested in entertaining this petition. Dismissed."
Yogi Adityanath faces flak for calling Hanuman a dalit
Taking exception to his statement, Suresh Mishra, president of Sarv Brahman Mahasabha, has sent a legal notice to Adityanath demanding unconditional apology for his utterances.
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