Dalit(Search results - 259)
EntertainmentJul 15, 2021, 8:10 PM IST
Sandalwood actor Darshan assaults Dalit waiter, local police 'settle' issue: Director Indrajit Lankesh
In the latest news related to actor Darshan, director Indrajit Lankesh has accused him of allegedly assaulting a Dalit waiter at a hotel in Mysuru. He also alleged that the local police instead of filing an FIR, worked out a compromised formula to bury the case. Hence the director approached the Home Minister to instruct it's Mysuru division police to 'behave' as per law.
Top StoriesJun 26, 2021, 10:16 AM IST
Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao orders probe into Dalit woman’s custodial death, dismiss guilty officials
Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday directed DGP M Mahendar Reddy to conduct a fact-finding inquiry into the alleged custodial death of Dalit woman Mariyamma in Bhadradri Kothagudem district on June 18.
India NewsJun 11, 2021, 9:17 PM IST
Famous Dalit poet, activist Siddalingaiah succumbs to COVID-19
Kannada poet, activist and face of Dalit literature in Karnataka, Siddalingaiah died at private hospital in Bengluru on Friday. Siddalingaiah, 67, was admitted to hospital on May 4 and despite treatment he failed to recover.
Top StoriesMay 23, 2021, 8:11 AM IST
Karnataka: Dalit youth claims cop made him lick urine during custodial torture, probe ordered
22-year-old Punith KL alleged that Gonibeedu Police thrashed him for a couple of hours at the police station and that when he sought water, the sub-inspector allegedly forced another person in the lock-up to urinate on him.
India NewsMar 5, 2021, 6:18 PM IST
Tasildhar washes tea glass at Dalit-owned stalls, warns villagers against untouchablity
Following the incident of social evil like untouchablity in Karnataka, a Tasildhar visited a Dalit-owned tea shop and also washed the tea glasses used by Dalits.
Top StoriesMar 5, 2021, 2:44 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: AIADMK releases first list of six candidates for Assembly polls
AIADMK releases list of six candidates. EPS, OPS, TWO ministers and two MLAs including a woman Dalit MLA renominated to their sitting seats.
Top StoriesFeb 20, 2021, 10:20 AM IST
Unnao case: Two, including minor held; poisoned girls on being ‘rejected’, say cops
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday arrested two youths, one of whom is a minor, from a neighbouring village for allegedly poisoning three minor Dalit girls in Asoha block of Unnao on Wednesday.
Top StoriesFeb 18, 2021, 10:22 AM IST
Two Dalit girls found dead in a field in Unnao, another critical; police suspect food poisoning
Superintendent of Police Anand Kulkarni, who reached the spot, said that the two girls have died while the other one has been admitted to a hospital. The bodies of the victims have been sent for postmortem and an investigation is underway, police said.
Top StoriesFeb 14, 2021, 8:35 PM IST
PM sounds poll bugle in Tamil Nadu, makes landmark announcement
Prime Minister Narendra Modi sounded the election bugle in Tamil Nadu during his visit to the state on Sunday as he reached out to the Dalit sub-sect of the Devendrakula Vellalar community.
India NewsFeb 9, 2021, 4:15 PM IST
Ambedkar's portrait garlanded with slippers, tension grips in North Karnataka
Following the insult to BR Ambedkar by miscreants who had put slippers on his portrait, hundreds of followers blocked roads and burnt tyres.
The followers and various Dalit organisations demanded immediate arrest of persons behind such an act. The incident has created a tension North Karnataka's Vijayapura District and the police anticipate a simmering protest in other parts and have rushed extra forces in India Taluk, in Vijayapura of North Karnataka.
CrimeDec 9, 2020, 5:02 PM IST
Shocking: Dalit beaten to death for touching food at village feast
A shameful incident of a Dalit man killed for touching food at a feast of upper caste men's was reported from a village in Madhya Pradesh. As per reports, the victim was called to clean the village after the feast, but seeing him serving food for himself he was attacked with sticks which led to his death.
CrimeDec 9, 2020, 4:40 PM IST
Dalit beaten to death after his DJ friend refused to play Sapna Chaudhary's song at wedding party
Wedding party turned tragic for DJ and his team as drunk youth beat him and killed one of his support group members to death. The incident happened in Bulandshahr. Group of youth in drunken stupor asked the Dalit DJ to play Sapna Chaudhary's song, however, when the DJ refused, he was dragged and beaten, the support group which tried to intervene also was beaten up and the fight resulted in a Dalit man's death.
Top StoriesNov 19, 2020, 3:51 PM IST
PFI offering home, job and money for conversion in Kerala?
Asianet News decided to dig deeper into Dalit autorickshaw driver Chitra Lekha announcment that she will convert to Islam allegedly after being discriminated on caste grounds by the Communist Party of India (Marxist). And therein emerged evidence that the PFI may be trying to exploit the helplessness of the Dalit woman
IndiaNov 16, 2020, 4:44 PM IST
Hathras case: No bail for Kerala journalist, SC issues notice to UP govt on plea against arrest
Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government and sought response on a plea seeking the release of Kerala-based journalist Siddique Kappan, who was arrested on his way to Hathras to meet the family of the Dalit rape victim.
IndiaOct 20, 2020, 11:28 AM IST
Karnataka: 50 Dalits convert to Buddhism in Udupi
More than 50 people belonging to the Dalit community have accepted Buddhism as their faith on the occasion 64th Dhammachakra Pravartan Day in Udupi.