One of the students' parents has filed a complaint against the school headmistress, and the police are now looking for her.
Reducing Dalits to Mere Beneficiaries: The Neo-Brahmanism of the Sangh Parivar in Karnataka
The Sangh parivar's response to the Karnataka BJP accepting the Justice Das Committee's recommendations to increase reservation for SCs and STs betrays the contradictions between the saffron party's ideology …
Jharkhand: Panel Probing Dalit Minor’s Self-Immolation Submits Report, Family Given Rs 25,000
The 15-year-old student told police that on October 14, a woman invigilator made her remove clothes in a room adjacent to a classroom during an exam to check if …
Karnataka: Dalit Workers Assaulted, Locked Up For Days; Pregnant Woman Loses Baby
According to the complainant, 16 people were kept under house arrest for 15 days.
Karnataka: 10 Booked for Tying up, Brutally Beating Dalit Child
The ten, all members of 'upper' caste communities, had allegedly suspected that the child stole some jewellery.
‘Targeted For Being Dalit,’ Says Prof Fired, Banned from Campus Over Social Media Post
Mithlesh Kumar Gautam had written a post on why women should read the constitution and Hindu Code Bill for the nine days of Navratri, instead of fasting during the …
Karnataka: Dalit Family Fined Rs 60,000 After a Teen ‘Touches’ Hindu Deity Idol
The village elders ruled that the boy had touched the pole connected to the idol of Sidiranna, a prominent south Indian village deity, during a procession and the idol …
Five Dalit-Feminist Poems
Translated from the Hindi originals, these poems by Rajat Rani ‘Meenu’ reflect a distinctive Dalit-feminist appraisal of 75 years of independence, and the possibilities of anti-caste futures.
Konaseema? Kiski Seema? On the National Stature of Ambedkar
No matter how deeply intellectual and globally influential Ambedkar is, the upper-caste mindset would never miss an opportunity to reduce Ambedkar as a mere representative of the Dalit struggle.