At least eleven people allegedly forced a 32-year-old Dalit man to rub his nose on a temple platform for remarks he had made in reply to comments in one of his Facebook posts on controversial movie Kashmir Files.
Four political parties — Bhartiya Tribal Party (BTP), Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), Ambedkrite Party of India (API) and Rajasthan Democratic Front (RDF) — have announced the launch of Social Democratic Alliance for the upcoming Assembly polls in 2023.
Hindutva activists have disrupted Sunday prayer services in Karnataka and Rajasthan alleging forced religious conversions that were denied by Christians.
Nafeesa Attari, a private school teacher in Rajasthan’s Udaipur city who has been sacked from her job after she shared a celebratory post on WhatsApp following Pakistan’s victory against India in the T20 World Cup match, was arrested by Rajasthan police on Wednesday. She was later granted bail on a personal bond of Rs. 20,000.
Pradeep Meghwal, a Dalit student at a constituent college of Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University (SKRAU), allegedly ended his life by jumping in front of a moving train after facing constant casteist abuse from upper-caste Hindu classmates.
Sabir Khan, a 16-year-old Muslim boy who is also a class 11 student in Rajasthan’s Alwar district was run over by Hindu cow vigilantes on Sunday morning. Khan, a resident of Sare Kalan village in Tijara tehsil of Alwar district, died after being hit by a car driven by members of Gauraksha Dal and Bajrang Dal, his family members have alleged.