Monday, December 4, 2023

Topic: caste discrimination

Meet US senator Aisha Wahab who faces Islamophobic slurs for introducing anti-caste bill

Aisha Wahab, the California state lawmaker said she received threats and Islamophobic slurs after introducing a bill on March 22 in the California State Senate against caste discrimination.

Dalit woman doctor dies by suicide in Punjab, Family allege casteism

A Dalit woman doctor working as a trainee at the SGPC-run Sri Guru Ram Dass Institute of Medical Science and Research located in Amritsar died by suicide on 9 March.

Seattle becomes first U.S. city to ban caste discrimination

Seattle became the first U.S. city to outlaw caste discrimination on Tuesday, after its local council voted to add caste to the city's anti-discrimination laws.

Forcing staffs for domestic labour, denying admission to Dalit students: Students protest K.R. Narayanan institute director

K R Narayanan National Institute of Visual Science and Arts in Kerala which is named after the first Indian President from Dalit community, is currently facing caste discrimination against students and staff, under the leadership of the Director of the institute, Shankar Mohan.

Challenges and possibilities for Dalit-Bahujan students in higher education

A few days back I was at Azim Premji University (APU), Bangalore in order to attend an event organized by Dalit-Bahujan students from the...

Online abuse can lead to case under SC/ST Atrocities Act: Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday held that abuses and insults made on an online platform against a person belonging to a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe would attract the offences under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.