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Baba Ramdev

Ramdev sticks to opinion on Periyar, says his supporters 'increase negativity' in society

The Bhim Army, an organisation of Dalit rights activists has demanded an apology from Ramdev for calling followers of Periyar “propagators of intellectual terrorism”

Published on 19th November 2019
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Need perspective of unheard voices: Film company launches paid internship for Dalit students

While academia and other professional fields have managed to open the doors at least slightly to members of marginalised communities, cinema has liked to believe that it doesn't have a caste problem  

Published on 13th November 2019
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Authorities have no Dalit perspective: Human rights activists on Walayar rape case acquittal

According to a 2018 amendment made in The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a special court was set up for the trail of Dalit and tribal communities 

Published on 1st November 2019
University of Hyderabad

UoH's Ambedkar Students Association dismisses allegations that attack victims were drunk

A mob of 60-80 people allegedly attacked two students and also a member of the Union. The victims themselves asked for a breathalyser test and claim the allegations as false

Published on 31st October 2019
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UoH Dalit students beaten up by ABVP for attending Deepavali function on campus  

When former ASA President, Samson G and others went to intervene and find out what had happened, a few ABVP members allegedly urged others to beat him from behind  

Published on 28th October 2019
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Called Dalit Elite for using lipstick: How years of casteism pushed AUD PhD scholar to call the cop

Preeti* said that her classmate has consistently run a campaign against her and has 'maligned her image by saying that she misuses her caste identity  

 

Published on 18th October 2019
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Why everyone must watch Raven, a Malayalam music video on casteism and discrimination

Raven tells us the story of a Dalit father who is searching for his son, who was abducted for living his life a certain way. We catch up with its creator

Published on 20th September 2019
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Fake question paper? Controversial questions on Dalits, Muslims based on NCERT Class 6 textbook

DMK chief MK Stalin had expressed concern over the questions that were apparently asked in an examination at a school in Tamil Nadu

Published on 9th September 2019
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UP primary school students bring own plates to avoid eating mid-day meals in plates used by Dalit students

The principal said that the children might have learnt this from home and that upper-caste students try to stay away from the Dalit students

Published on 29th August 2019
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Why people are saying  #1000AmbedkarswillRise after statue desecration in Vedaranyam

Many also attached their status with the picture by Dalit cartoonist, Syamsundar Vunnamati of a decapitated Ambedkar statue with a hundred other statues of Ambedkars next to it.

 

Published on 27th August 2019
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Caste In Stone: Why caste bands in Tamil Nadu schools are just the tip of the discrimination iceberg 

Activists say that casteist teachers are primarily to blame for the perpetuation of caste in schools, powerful dominant caste leaders also have a huge stake in the school's affairs

 

Published on 18th August 2019
Delhi University

Include students and remove Marxist ideas from syllabi: DUSU writes to VC

The ABVP had previously planned to protest from 1.30pm at the university as their report was rejected by the departments

Published on 5th August 2019
Suraj Yengde

The Suraj Yengde interview: People are eager to learn about Nazis, but not about caste oppression in India

Suraj Yengde is a Harvard scholar, he was also the first Dalit to get a PhD from an African University. He is in India to promote his book 'Caste Matters'

 

Published on 5th August 2019
TISS hunger strike

Hundreds of academics, activists, students, sign statement condemning TISS, Hyderabad closure

The statement said that it was worrying that these were the third round of protests on the question of accessibility and availability of hostel facilities for Dalit and Adivasi students

Published on 17th July 2019
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#StandWithPaRanjith trends, Ambedkarite student group shows support

BAPSA has issued a statement in solidarity with the Tamil director and condemned the intimidation and harassment he has been facing on social media  

Published on 13th June 2019

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