Dalit Protests


'Dalit Protests' - 48 News Result(s)

  • Video: Hyderabad Priest Carries Dalit Man Into Temple On His Shoulders

    Video: Hyderabad Priest Carries Dalit Man Into Temple On His Shoulders

    A priest in Hyderabad carried a Dalit man on his shoulders into a temple on Monday and hugged him, reenacting a nearly 3,000-year-old ritual that he says holds a strong message in the backdrop of recent violence and discrimination against Dalits.

  • Hundreds Charged In Rajasthan After Dalit Protests. Among Them Man Who Died In 2007

    Hundreds Charged In Rajasthan After Dalit Protests. Among Them Man Who Died In 2007

    Phool Singh died in an accident in 2007. In records of Rajasthan Police, he came back to life this month. He was named in a case registered by the police in Bharatpur's Rupabas, accusing him of violence during the Dalit agitation on 2 April, the Bharat Bandh.

  • States Brace For Bharat Bandh After Home Ministry Alert: 10 Points

    States Brace For <i>Bharat Bandh</i> After Home Ministry Alert: 10 Points

    The Union home ministry has advised all states to strengthen security and check any possible violence after certain groups called for a Bharat Bandh today against caste-based reservation in jobs and education. While calls for the bandh are being circulated on social media, no group has yet come forward to make it official. The Home Ministry's advis...

  • PM Anti-Dalit, We'll Defeat BJP In 2019: Rahul Gandhi After Protest Fast

    PM Anti-Dalit, We'll Defeat BJP In 2019: Rahul Gandhi After Protest Fast

    Rahul Gandhi will sit on a day's fast today at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat in Delhi, in what the Congress calls an attempt to "promote communal harmony" and to protest clashes during the Dalit protests on April 2.

  • Amid Dalit Anger, Competitive Politics in Bihar Over Ambedkar Jayanti

    Amid Dalit Anger, Competitive Politics in Bihar Over Ambedkar Jayanti

    Against the backdrop of recent Dalit protests, political parties in Bihar appear to be in competition with each other to woo the community.And the most politically correct way of doing that seems to be offering tributes to Dalit icon Dr BR Ambedkar on April 14, his birth anniversary.

  • "Yogi Adityanath Threw Me Out," Dalit BJP Lawmaker Complains To PM Modi

    "Yogi Adityanath Threw Me Out," Dalit BJP Lawmaker Complains To PM Modi

    A Dalit parliamentarian of the ruling BJP in Uttar Pradesh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi complaining against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Chhote Lal Kharwar, 45, has alleged that he met the chief minister twice, but was "scolded and thrown out".

  • "Not A Word" From PM Modi On Dalit Atrocities, Says Rahul Gandhi

    "Not A Word" From PM Modi On Dalit Atrocities, Says Rahul Gandhi

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "not uttering a word" on alleged atrocities on Dalits and tribals and "dilution" of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

  • Injured During Monday's Dalit Protests, Jodhpur Policeman Dies

    Injured During Monday's Dalit Protests, Jodhpur Policeman Dies

    A policeman who was critically injured during Monday's protests by Dalit groups in Jodhpur has died. Sub-inspector Mahendra Chaudhary died today afternoon when he was being taken to Ahmedabad for further treatment.

  • What Is SC/ST Act? All You Need To Know About This

    What Is SC/ST Act? All You Need To Know About This

    The Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act is known as POA, SC/ST Act, the Prevention of Atrocities Act, or the Atrocities Act.

  • Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Tomorrow Amid Protests By Various Parties

    Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Tomorrow Amid Protests By Various Parties

    The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day soon after new and re-elected members took oath as MPs from various parties, including the Congress and the TMC, trooped into the Well raising slogans in support of their demands.

  • Parliament: Rajnath Singh Speaks On Dalit Protests Of Bharat Bandh Amid Protests

    Parliament: Rajnath Singh Speaks On Dalit Protests Of <i>Bharat Bandh</i> Amid Protests

    The Bharat Bandh called by Dalit groups -- which unleashed a torrent of protests and violence across north India -- has claimed 11 lives. Reports came in on Tuesday of two more deaths -- one an infant the other a senior citizen, whose ambulances got stuck in traffic on Monday. Ruckus in the parliament has prevailed on this issue and the long standi...

  • Top Court Refuses To Freeze Order On Law That Triggered Dalit Protests

    Top Court Refuses To Freeze Order On Law That Triggered Dalit Protests

    The order which allegedly weakened a stringent law to protect Dalits against atrocities, is a "safeguard" necessary to protect the constitutional rights of innocents, the Supreme Court said today. "Our aim is to protect innocents, we have not diluted the law in any manner," said the court, turning down the government's appeal to freeze the earlier ...

  • Newborn, Senior Citizen Die As Ambulances Get Held Up In Dalit Protests

    Newborn, Senior Citizen Die As Ambulances Get Held Up In Dalit Protests

    A critically ill newborn died in Bihar's Vaishali district after his ambulance got caught in a traffic jam during Monday's Bharat Bandh called by Dalit groups. Five states of north India had witnessed violence after protesters tried to enforce the strike. Nine people had died -- six of them in Madhya Pradesh, which saw the most violence, two in Ut...

  • Mamata Banerjee Supports Dalit Cause, Shocked Over Deaths In Madhya Pradesh

    Mamata Banerjee Supports Dalit Cause, Shocked Over Deaths In Madhya Pradesh

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed her support to the cause of the Dalits and said she was shocked over the death of four persons in Madhya Pradesh during the nationwide bandh called against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

  • Jet Airways Waives Off Penalty Charges Amid Dalit Protests

    Jet Airways Waives Off Penalty Charges Amid Dalit Protests

    In wake of Bharat bandh and reports of unrest, Jet Airways today said it was waiving off penalties for change of dates and providing refunds on all confirmed tickets booked today for flights operating to and out of Chandigarh, Patna and Amritsar.

'Dalit Protests' - 44 Video Result(s)

'Dalit Protests' - 48 News Result(s)

  • Video: Hyderabad Priest Carries Dalit Man Into Temple On His Shoulders

    Video: Hyderabad Priest Carries Dalit Man Into Temple On His Shoulders

    A priest in Hyderabad carried a Dalit man on his shoulders into a temple on Monday and hugged him, reenacting a nearly 3,000-year-old ritual that he says holds a strong message in the backdrop of recent violence and discrimination against Dalits.

  • Hundreds Charged In Rajasthan After Dalit Protests. Among Them Man Who Died In 2007

    Hundreds Charged In Rajasthan After Dalit Protests. Among Them Man Who Died In 2007

    Phool Singh died in an accident in 2007. In records of Rajasthan Police, he came back to life this month. He was named in a case registered by the police in Bharatpur's Rupabas, accusing him of violence during the Dalit agitation on 2 April, the Bharat Bandh.

  • States Brace For Bharat Bandh After Home Ministry Alert: 10 Points

    States Brace For <i>Bharat Bandh</i> After Home Ministry Alert: 10 Points

    The Union home ministry has advised all states to strengthen security and check any possible violence after certain groups called for a Bharat Bandh today against caste-based reservation in jobs and education. While calls for the bandh are being circulated on social media, no group has yet come forward to make it official. The Home Ministry's advis...

  • PM Anti-Dalit, We'll Defeat BJP In 2019: Rahul Gandhi After Protest Fast

    PM Anti-Dalit, We'll Defeat BJP In 2019: Rahul Gandhi After Protest Fast

    Rahul Gandhi will sit on a day's fast today at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat in Delhi, in what the Congress calls an attempt to "promote communal harmony" and to protest clashes during the Dalit protests on April 2.

  • Amid Dalit Anger, Competitive Politics in Bihar Over Ambedkar Jayanti

    Amid Dalit Anger, Competitive Politics in Bihar Over Ambedkar Jayanti

    Against the backdrop of recent Dalit protests, political parties in Bihar appear to be in competition with each other to woo the community.And the most politically correct way of doing that seems to be offering tributes to Dalit icon Dr BR Ambedkar on April 14, his birth anniversary.

  • "Yogi Adityanath Threw Me Out," Dalit BJP Lawmaker Complains To PM Modi

    "Yogi Adityanath Threw Me Out," Dalit BJP Lawmaker Complains To PM Modi

    A Dalit parliamentarian of the ruling BJP in Uttar Pradesh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi complaining against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Chhote Lal Kharwar, 45, has alleged that he met the chief minister twice, but was "scolded and thrown out".

  • "Not A Word" From PM Modi On Dalit Atrocities, Says Rahul Gandhi

    "Not A Word" From PM Modi On Dalit Atrocities, Says Rahul Gandhi

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "not uttering a word" on alleged atrocities on Dalits and tribals and "dilution" of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

  • Injured During Monday's Dalit Protests, Jodhpur Policeman Dies

    Injured During Monday's Dalit Protests, Jodhpur Policeman Dies

    A policeman who was critically injured during Monday's protests by Dalit groups in Jodhpur has died. Sub-inspector Mahendra Chaudhary died today afternoon when he was being taken to Ahmedabad for further treatment.

  • What Is SC/ST Act? All You Need To Know About This

    What Is SC/ST Act? All You Need To Know About This

    The Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act is known as POA, SC/ST Act, the Prevention of Atrocities Act, or the Atrocities Act.

  • Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Tomorrow Amid Protests By Various Parties

    Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Tomorrow Amid Protests By Various Parties

    The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day soon after new and re-elected members took oath as MPs from various parties, including the Congress and the TMC, trooped into the Well raising slogans in support of their demands.

  • Parliament: Rajnath Singh Speaks On Dalit Protests Of Bharat Bandh Amid Protests

    Parliament: Rajnath Singh Speaks On Dalit Protests Of <i>Bharat Bandh</i> Amid Protests

    The Bharat Bandh called by Dalit groups -- which unleashed a torrent of protests and violence across north India -- has claimed 11 lives. Reports came in on Tuesday of two more deaths -- one an infant the other a senior citizen, whose ambulances got stuck in traffic on Monday. Ruckus in the parliament has prevailed on this issue and the long standi...

  • Top Court Refuses To Freeze Order On Law That Triggered Dalit Protests

    Top Court Refuses To Freeze Order On Law That Triggered Dalit Protests

    The order which allegedly weakened a stringent law to protect Dalits against atrocities, is a "safeguard" necessary to protect the constitutional rights of innocents, the Supreme Court said today. "Our aim is to protect innocents, we have not diluted the law in any manner," said the court, turning down the government's appeal to freeze the earlier ...

  • Newborn, Senior Citizen Die As Ambulances Get Held Up In Dalit Protests

    Newborn, Senior Citizen Die As Ambulances Get Held Up In Dalit Protests

    A critically ill newborn died in Bihar's Vaishali district after his ambulance got caught in a traffic jam during Monday's Bharat Bandh called by Dalit groups. Five states of north India had witnessed violence after protesters tried to enforce the strike. Nine people had died -- six of them in Madhya Pradesh, which saw the most violence, two in Ut...

  • Mamata Banerjee Supports Dalit Cause, Shocked Over Deaths In Madhya Pradesh

    Mamata Banerjee Supports Dalit Cause, Shocked Over Deaths In Madhya Pradesh

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed her support to the cause of the Dalits and said she was shocked over the death of four persons in Madhya Pradesh during the nationwide bandh called against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

  • Jet Airways Waives Off Penalty Charges Amid Dalit Protests

    Jet Airways Waives Off Penalty Charges Amid Dalit Protests

    In wake of Bharat bandh and reports of unrest, Jet Airways today said it was waiving off penalties for change of dates and providing refunds on all confirmed tickets booked today for flights operating to and out of Chandigarh, Patna and Amritsar.

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