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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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 This Vellore-based NGO is empowering Dalit women to fight for their land-rights

Thendral Movement helps Dalit women get their own land through training programmes, counselling, documentation and legal support 

Published on 12th May 2020
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40 Dalit families face social boycott in Odisha's Dhenkanal after girl plucks flowers from upper-caste man's farm

The girl's parents also apologized and begged the village panchayat to pardon them but there no response from upper caste people

Published on 25th August 2020
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After a saga of struggle, a court order and insult, these Dalit sisters received a laptop from the Kerala government to continue studying

Even after the court had ordered the panchayat to issue laptops, these students were allegedly insulted by the panchayat for going to court

Published on 24th July 2020
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Allahabad HC pays Rs 15k fee for Dalit student to get admission into IIT BHU, takes inspiration from SC's IIT Bombay verdict

The single-judge bench said it will cover the cost of admission so that a 'bright young Dalit student' does not lose out on a quality education opportunity

Published on 30th November 2021
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AMU hospital doctor who treated Hathras girl says they never suspected rape till the victim woke up and told them a week later  

The 19-year-old Dalit girl from Hathras, who was raped and assaulted, succumbed to her injuries on September 29. Her last rites were hurriedly carried out on Wednesday

 

Published on 30th September 2020
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AUD pushed me to quit, fail because I am queer and a dalit: Student's FB post is asking a lot of uncomfortable questions about our colleges 

After what he claims is harassment against him because he is queer and a Dalit, this student turned to Facebook to make an appeal for his case - an ostensibly last ditch attempt 

Published on 22nd September 2017
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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
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Bahujan Art Festival: TISS students invite marginalised artists to showcase their art, culture and food 

In many mainstream art festivals, marginalised artists seldom find a space and when they do it is mostly a token seat, which is why this festival is important to the dalit movement to reclaim their ar

Published on 16th December 2018
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BHU VC forms committee to look into Dalit prof's allegations, asks for report within 48 hours

The committee will have Dr S Krishna from the Department of Biochemistry who will be the chairman. The committee will submit its report to the Vice-Chancellor within 48 hours of the notification

Published on 3rd March 2021
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BR Ambedkar Diwas: Read these stories of how Ambedkar continues to help GenX decipher caste

Dalit literature has always been perceived as staid and idly revolutionary. What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me is different because many of it is written by the youth of the country

Published on 6th December 2017
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BR Ambedkar Diwas: Read this book about how Ambedkar continues to help GenX decipher caste

Dalit literature has always been perceived as staid and idly revolutionary. What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me is different because it is written by young Dalits who studied with you and me 

Published on 7th June 2017
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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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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
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Course material shouldn't hurt sentiments of any individual: DU after dropping Dalit writing from syllabus

The parts that were excluded include Draupadi, a short story by Mahashweta Devi and works of two other Dalit women writers, Sukirtharini and Bama

Published on 26th August 2021

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