User: caste Topic: Dalits
Category: Violence against Women
Last updated: Jun 16 2018 24:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A spate of lynchings 15.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
As violence and mistrust take over, citizens are no longer encouraged to connect with others and nurture solidarity
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The changing nature of violence 14.6.2018 Hindu: Health
The police must develop ‘smart tactics’ to deal with popular unrest and threats of the new era
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Man Attacks Father, Daughter After Failed Sexual Assault Bid 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a 17-year-old Dalit girl and her father after they resisted his attempts to sexually assault her at her home in the neighbouring Shamli district, a...
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Man arrested for assaulting girl in UP`s Shamli 14.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Police have registered a case against the man following a complaint by the girl's father after the incident on Wednesday.
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'Dalits have realised BJP is not for them' 11.6.2018 Rediff: News
'If you look at the entire protest on April 2, you will find it was not only about the Atrocities Act dilution, but the accumulated anger of the Dalit community against the BJP over the last four years.'
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Why did riots erupt in Shillong? 9.6.2018 Hindu: National
What is the conflict? The landscape of Shillong reminded the primarily Scottish officers of East India Company of the glens back home. The hill statio
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Shorter curfew hours in Shillong today 8.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Christian body appeals for peaceful solution to problems
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Curfew relaxed for 5 hours in Shillong 7.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The duration of curfew in Meghalaya capital Shillong has been shortened for Friday, a week after a tiff between a Khasi bus driver and a Dalit Sikh wo
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Recent cases of violence against Dalits 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Home
IN July 2016, in Una town of Junagadh district, two young Dalits who were skinning the carcasses of cows that they had been asked to collect were accused of killing the cows and beaten brutally. T...
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Expendable lives 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Home
The recent case of the murder of a Dalit man by upper-caste people yet again shreds the myth of a socially progressive Gujarat. By LYLA BAVADAM
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Of Dalit awakening, upper-caste jealousy 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Home
Interview with Martin Macwan, Dalit rights activist. By LYLA BAVADAM
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Gunning down a protest 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Cover Story
The police open fire, in a “stage-managed” riot situation, on people protesting against the Sterlite copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The death of 13 people and the grievous injuries suffered by many have only strengthened the residents’ resolve to fight against industries that threaten lives and livelihoods. By ILANGOVAN RAJASEKARAN
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NIRD Prof. arrest gets murkier 5.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Institute says complaint a fake, association faults naming of victim
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Robert Kennedy's Final Flight: The Journey From California To New York 5.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Robert F. Kennedy's body was loaded onto the front of the Air Force jet early in the afternoon of June 6, 1968. His family, holding hands, surrounded the coffin while it was hoisted up. Meanwhile, the...
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NIRD assistant professor held on molestation charge 4.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Dalit woman accuses him of sexual harassment
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Uttar Pradesh: Six-year-old girl gangraped by four minors 4.6.2018 DNA: India
In a shocking incident, four minor boys from backward community abducted a six-year-old dalit girl and allegedly gangraped her in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow to take revenge for being admonished by her grandmother. According to an FIR lodged by the survivor’s mother, her daughter, who was sleeping with her in a shanty in Faridinagar in Indiranagar, was found missing when she woke up in the middle of the night. When they could not find her in the locality, she went to search for her in a nearby forest area along with a few neighbours. “I spotted four boys in a corner. One of them was on top of my daughter. They ran away when I shouted to scare them and save my daughter. She was semi-naked and was crying in pain with blood oozing out from her private part. We immediately informed the police who rushed her to the hospital,” she told.      The Ghazipur Police Station Circle Officer A.C. Srivastava said based on the description provided by the victim’s mother, the police has detained a boy, allegedly ...
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‘State would have been on top had Naidu not compromised on SCS’ 4.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Jagan blames the Chief Minister for the Centre’s firm stance on the issue
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Uttar Pradesh: Dalit woman stripped, tortured, private parts burnt on suspicion of stealing jewellery 3.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
A 45-yer-old Dalit woman was stripped, thrashed and her private parts were burnt with a hot iron rod after she was accused of stealing gold ornaments during a relative’s wedding in Tahipur Baki village in Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The woman has been admitted in Jaunpur district hospital where her condition was stated to be critical. Her husband has lodged a complaint against her relatives with the police. A resident of Kandrapur village under Saraikhwaja Police station, the woman had come to Tahirpur Baki village to attend wedding of her maternal uncle’s daughter. After the wedding on May 30, her relatives accused her of stealing gold ornaments the next day. On suspicion they searched her luggage and stripped her naked. When she denied having stolen missing jewellery, they brutally thrashed her with sticks.  Later, they tortured by burning her private parts with hot iron rod for she admitting the theft and recovery of the stolen jewellery. The torture continued till the woman fell unconscious. ...
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Curfew relaxed in Shillong, window for tourists to exit 3.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Curfew relaxed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m, but night curfew across the Meghalaya capital will remain until further orders
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Sensitively handling cases can help victims overcome trauma: LG 31.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday asked the Delhi Police officials to be sensitive towards the cases, especially while dealing with those related to crime against women and sexual offences against children, to help the victims overcome trauma.
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