Dalit

United Nations: While India has taken tremendous strides in combating poverty in the past decade, Muslims, members of the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Dalits saw the most progress in in reducing the impact of poverty, according to data compiled in a UN project. The “very positive trend” during the decade between 2005-06 and 2015-16 in India …

By Anurag Shukla Lucknow: The elevation of Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovid as the presidential candidate is a foolproof master stroke by the Bharatiya Janata Party, reason being his Uttar Pradesh connection and also his strong influence over the Dalit community which would surely benefit the saffron brigade in the coming 2019 general elections. From …

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh and said the Chief Minister’s lunch with Dalits in a Gorakhpur village was a sham. In a statement, the former Chief Minister said that by supping with the Dalits, the BJP was trying to hoodwink the …

Saharanpur: Violence once again gripped Saharanpur on Tuesday when groups of Thakurs and Dalits clashed with each other leaving one dead and three others injured in Shabbirpur village of the district. The deceased and injured persons belong to Dalit community, said a source. The clashes erupted before Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati visited the …

Dehradun: Trivendra Singh Rawat who assumed power in the hill state of Uttarakhand on Saturday has to face many challenges in months to come. He has maintained a caste balance by offering four berths to Brahmins who are numerically stronger and made some other goods moves but all this may not be enough to make his …

New Delhi: A research scholar at the  Jawahar Lal Nehru University ended his life by hanging himself in south Delhi’s Munrika Vihar  area on Monday. Muthukrishnan Jeevanantham was found hanging  from a ceiling fan at his friend’s residence on the university campus. The reason behind the same is unknown. No suicide note was found  at …

Mahoba ( Uttar Pradesh): There is at least one Dalit family in this district in Uttar Pradesh  which cannot sing  the  Uttar Pradesh government’s theme song, Kam Bolta Hai (works speak themselves) . For, a family girl who was regularly harassed by a young boy committed suicide because the state police did not take timely action against …