Friday, June 14, 2024

Topic: Dalit

In MP’s Dalit family, two men killed, sexual assault survivor woman dies after “falling from ambulance”; family accuses Thakurs

On Sunday, Anjana Ahirwar, a 21-year-old Bachelor of Arts student and a Dalit, died after she allegedly jumped from a moving ambulance that was also transporting the body of her uncle, Rajendra Ahirwar, aged 28, who had been killed the previous day. The suspects in Rajendra's death are said to be connected to an upper-caste Hindu Thakur family.

Rajasthan: Magistrate accused of asking Dalit rape survivor to undress, FIR filed

Police in Rajasthan have filed an FIR against a magistrate over allegations that he asked a Dalit woman, a rape survivor, to remove her clothes.

Kerala: Dalit man jailed for three days for protesting against Panchayat for motorable road

46-year-old Sethu residing in Thoppil Colony, Kilimanoor area of Thiruvananthapuram, was arrested by Kilimanoor police on March 22 from Kilimanoor Grama Panchayat. He was jailed at Attingal Sub Jail and Special Sub Jail, Thiruvananthapuram, until March 25 when he was bailed out.

Class 10 Dalit student killed by UP Police over installation of Ambedkar’s photo, says family

A 17-year-old Dalit who is a class X student was died from a bullet injury amid police firing following a clash over the installation of a board with B R Ambedkar’s photo on Ambedkar Park in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur district, the deceased’s family said.

Dalit student attacked, forced to chant “Jai Shri Ram” over WhatsApp Status on Ram, Ambedkar

A 17-year-old Pre-University student belonging to the Dalit community faced an alleged assault and was forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" due to a WhatsApp status featuring images of Lord Rama and B.R. Ambedkar. The assailants reportedly took offense, claiming the victim was "belittling Lord Ram."

Delhi Police detains former DU Dalit teacher protesting casteism, ransacks protest site

Dr. Ritu Singh, a former Delhi University (DU) faculty member, was detained by the Delhi police on Tuesday evening after the 'forceful removal' of protest tents and belongings of protestors, including Ritu Singh and her supporters, from the demonstration site outside the Arts faculty of the Delhi University campus on Monday. She was released over 7 hours later.