Monday, December 11, 2023

Topic: dalits

Muslims in India: The last subaltern

In May 2023, CPI (M-L) Liberation’s general secretary, Dipankar Bhattacharya received the ‘Ambedkar Sudar’ Award. In his speech, he mentioned the increasing marginalisation faced...

Has post-Ambedkar Dalit middle class failed to produce true leadership?

Neither the Dalit political leaders nor Dalit educated class dared to ask, 'What about the land distribution to the landless?' One might argue that such a demand could have derailed the movement.

Dalits, Adivasis of a Bengal village protest against industrial expansion in inhabited area

Residents of Sishujhumra are fighting, despite the local administration’s apathy, for the factory to shut down, lock, stock and barrel.

Dalit labour activist Shiv Kumar gets bail in all three cases

Shiv Kumar, a Dalit labour-rights activist and president of the Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan, has got bail from a Local Court in Sonepat District in Haryana in all three cases registered against him.

IPS officer from Maharashtra ‘brags’ of filing false cases against Dalits, Muslims in video

Marathas demans diluting the provisions of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, which the community believes unfairly targets them, citing low conviction rates. However, critics have said that conviction rates are low precisely because the state apparatus is biased against Dalits.

Dalit men attacked in Gujarat’s Una for objecting to casteist slurs

Gohil and three of his friends is said to have attacked three Dalits near Una on Thursday, 8 November. The complaint was filed by one of the victims, Manu Solanki (27), who accused Gohil of being one of the attackers.