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Gujarat: Three Dalits make suicide bid

Gujarat: Three Dalits make suicide bid

RAJKOT: Three persons of a family tried to commit suicide in Junagadh city alleging inaction of the police in the complaint of atrocity lodged against them. Vijaya Miyantra, her son Chetan and nephew Harshit reached Kalva Chowk and consumed acid near the Ambedkar statute. They were rushed to civil hospital […]

NHRC notice to UP govt over custodial death

NHRC notice to UP govt over custodial death

LUCKNOW: The National Human Rights Commission () on Friday issued notices to the government over the death of a man allegedly in police custody in district, noting that it amounted to “gross violation of human rights” of the victim. Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports that the 30-year-old Balkishan […]

Dalit labourer alleges assault by factory owner

Dalit labourer alleges assault by factory owner

RAJKOT: Morbi Taluka police have booked five persons including a ceramic unit owner for allegedly thrashing a man working in the factory. It was on December 21 night that Amit Chauhan (23), who works as a in Woogo Sanitary Works, was beaten up by owner Vishal Patel and four other […]

Allahabad: Sweeper touches saint‘s bucket, hit

Allahabad: Sweeper touches saint‘s bucket, hit

ALLAHABAD: A 55-year-old sanitary worker was brutally assaulted by a sadhu in the premises after he inadvertently touched the bucket of the seer while sweeping the ground. The worker, Matadeen of Chhattarpur district of , suffered a fracture in his right hand. The incident took place in the trans-Ganga area […]

Forensic team re-enacts attack on 15-yr-old girl

Forensic team re-enacts attack on 15-yr-old girl

AGRA: The Agra re-enacted the attack on the 15-year-old girl on Saturday to establish the sequence of events. Speaking on anonymity, a expert said, ?The incident took place on the state highway which has constant traffic movement. Whosever poured the petrol on the girl to set her on fire with […]

Dalit girl‘s death sparks anger in Assembly, BJP draws flak

Dalit girl‘s death sparks anger in Assembly, BJP draws flak

LUCKNOW: The Opposition in Vidhan Sabha led a multi-pronged attack on the ruling BJP over the death of a girl in Agra who was set ablaze by bike-borne youths. It also slammed the government over the discovery of 126 shivlings, allegedly from debris of a building being demolished in Varanasi […]

Girl, 15, set ablaze in Agra, dies in Delhi hosp

Girl, 15, set ablaze in Agra, dies in Delhi hosp

AGRA: A class X girl, who was set ablaze by unidentified bike-borne youths in Agra on Tuesday, succumbed to over 70% burns in Delhi‘s Safdarjung hospital on Thursday. Her body was brought to her native village in the district on Thursday evening for cremation amid heavy police force. In another […]

UP: Dalit ?baraatis? carry BabaSaheb Ambedkar pics, hit

UP: Dalit ?baraatis? carry BabaSaheb Ambedkar pics, hit

KANPUR:Some upper caste men in UP?s Etah district allegedly beat up a group of people for carrying posters of Baba Saheb in the ?baraat? (marriage procession) of a dalit youth. The incident took place in Asrauli village on Wednesday night. Cross FIRs have been registered and police have beefed up […]

Dalit man who defied caste bar says fight is on

Dalit man who defied caste bar says fight is on

HATHRAS/KASGANJ: In a two-room house in the village of Basai in , not far from the border with Kasganj, Sanjay Jatav and his wife Sheetal contemplate six months of their married life. The story of their wedding has become part of local lore in Basai. In July, Sanjay, a , […]

Man held for ?disrespecting? Ambedkar in Kheri

Man held for ?disrespecting? Ambedkar in Kheri

SHAHJAHANPUR: The younger brother of Bijoria village head was arrested and booked by Lakhimpur Kheri police for allegedly dragging a statue of Bhimrao Ambedkar in ?disrespectful? manner after tying it to an ox on Friday. After video of the incident went viral, police swung into action and arrested the accused […]