Sunday, April 21, 2024

Topic: Casteism in India

Gujarat: Dalit man asks for salary, caste-Hindu businesswoman forces him to hold her footwear in mouth

A businesswoman was booked in Gujarat’s Morbi town Thursday for allegedly forcing a Dalit youth — a former staffer in her firm — to apologise with her footwear in his mouth for demanding his salary.

“Sanatan Dharma is nothing but code for caste hierarchical society,” says Congress’ Karti Chidambaram

Reacting to the BJP’s hate campaign against DMK leader and Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin over his speech against Sanatan Dharma, Congress leader and MP Karti Chidambaram said that the Sanatan Dharma is nothing but code for a caste hierarchical society.

Kerala: Class 10 Dalit student dies by suicide over casteism from teacher; family alleges police inaction over her complaint

Athira, a class 10 student of Nemam Victory Girls Higher Secondary in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram has tragically died by suicide after caste discrimination at her school.

“Specify steps taken to end caste discrimination in campuses”: SC asks to UGC in plea by mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the University Grants Commission’s response in a PIL filed by the mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi, for guidelines for creating an enabling environment for students belonging to Dalit and Adivasi communities in higher education institutes.

How many more Darshans and Anikets need to die?

A day after an 18-year-old Dalit student of IIT Bombay, Darshan Solanki, allegedly died by suicide due to discrimination, the APPSC (Ambedkar Periyar Phule Study Circle) IIT Bombay, stated Darshan’s death is not a suicide, but an institutional murder.

Remembering Rohith Vemula on seventh year of his institutional murder

Rohith Vemula’s death was not just coincidental but it was the result of the execution of plans by the unforgivable structure of the caste Hindu nation.  Since 1970, including Rohith’s death, there have been twelve institutional murders perpetrated by the University of Hyderabad.