User: debamitro Topic: Violence against Dalit Women
Category: Violence against Dalit Women
Last updated: Aug 23 2017 01:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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52-year-old man sexually assaults seven-year-old girl 23.8.2017 Hindu: National
Accused booked under POCSO and SC and ST Acts
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Muslim Women's Personal Law Board welcomes SC triple talaq verdict 22.8.2017 TOI: India
The AIMWPLB maintained that Triple Talaq was a misunderstood concept and therefore was a need for reform. “It is a provision in the Islamic law giving a chance to men and women to end their lawfully wedded relationship if it doesn't work out," Board’s chairperson Shaista Amber said.
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Ballia rape: Dalits, women being tortured in BJP government, says BSP 21.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi/Kolkata (West Bengal) , August 21 : After a 16-year-old minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by eight men including a police constable in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia on Sunday night, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) cornered the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying that the Dalits, women and poor people are being tortured in their regime.
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Dalit youth ends life in Prakasam 21.8.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
He was allegedly beaten up by ‘caste’ Hindus for ‘stalking’ a girl
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'Kill the guys, keep the girl': JNU, St Stephen's students allege assault, rape attempt by mob 18.8.2017 India Today| Must Read
A group from seven students in Delhi has alleged that a mob beat them up while hurling communal abuses and attempted to rape a girl who was part of the group.
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10-year-old Chandigarh rape victim, whose abortion plea was rejected by SC, delivers girl child 17.8.2017 Zee News : India National
The minor girl became pregnant after she was allegedly raped by her uncle for several months.
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Minor boy arrested for raping & killing 6-year-old girl 14.8.2017 TOI: Cities
A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping and killing a 6 year old Dalit girl by slitting her throat in Mainpuri. The girl's body was recovered from the police lines on Friday.
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Rajasthan: Dalit woman branded witch, beaten up, stripped, made to eat faeces in Ajmer 14.8.2017 India Today| Must Read
The local panchayat tried to hush up the matter as it asked the accused to take a dip in the Pushkar waters and arrange fodder forcows to absolve themselves of their sins.
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6-year-old Dalit girl killed in UP 11.8.2017 TOI: Cities
A six-year-old Dalit girl's body, who was apparently sexually assaulted and killed by slitting her throat, was recovered from the police lines, Mainpuri on Friday.
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Mumbai: Scan to probe 'obesity' finds 13-year-old pregnant for 27 weeks 11.8.2017 TOI: Cities
A 13-year-old girl from the western suburbs, whose parents thought she was gaining weight due to a thyroid disorder, has turned out to be over six-and-half months pregnant.
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How can Parl make laws when women are under represented? asks Kanimozhi 9.8.2017 Deccan Herald - News
DMK MP Kanimozhi on Wednesday made an impassioned plea for passing Womens Reservation Bill, asking how Parliament can make laws without enough representation of the fairer sex. Kanimozhi used the occasion in Rajya Sabha to celebrate 75th anniversary of Quit India movement to raise the issue in the presence of some leaders whi are against the pasaage of the Bill. Building her argument over the stalking incident in Chandigarh where a BJP leaders son is accused, she said 50% of countrys population, women, are "treated badly" and even elected representatives are queationing the integrity of the girl. Always, she said whether it is rape or acid attacks, women are questioned why thet were outside home at odd hours. "We should be ashamed of asking girls why they are out," she said. Kanimozhi then went on to touch the Womens Reservation Bill, which was passed in Rajya Sabha amid pandemonium during UPA regime and pending in Lom Sabha since then. "We are not able to pass the Womens Reservation Bill. We saw the ...
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All you need to know about Maratha protest 9.8.2017 TOI: Home
Lakhs of people from the Maratha community, including students and professionals, are holding protest march in Mumbai on Wednesday, seeking reservations in jobs and education. Here's all you need to know about the community's demands:
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Congress, BJP set for clash on `Quit India' resolution today 9.8.2017 TOI: India
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Rape complaint by 17-yr-old leads police to sex racket 8.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Minor dalit girl sold for sex 8.8.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Five, including two women, held in capital
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Men also on target of 'ghost Barbers' 6.8.2017 Deccan Herald - National
Amid the ongoing braid cutting scare, an incident of alleged beard cutting was reported from an Uttar Pradesh village giving a new twist to the mystery. According to the police sources here, a man, who was a resident of Chichauli village in states Rampur district, about 325 kilometres from here, alleged that someone cut his beard on Saturday night. The police, however, attributed the claim to the prevailing psychological fear among the people and appealed to them not to believe in the rumours. The scare led to the killing of a bird in states Shahjahanpur district on Saturday, sources said. Reports said that some residents of Bagia locality in the town killed a bird, which looked like a bat, on suspicion that it had cut the braid of a woman in the area. Police sources said that so far over fifty incidents of alleged braid cutting had been reported from different parts of the state in the past few days. At least two women were allegedly assaulted and another was lynched to death by a mob in different ...
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Six hair-chopping cases turn out to be false 5.8.2017 Hindu: News
More incidents being reported in U.P.
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Agra woman claims hair snipped, police dismissive of such cases 3.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A case of alleged snipping of a woman's hair was reported from the city on Thursday but police dismissed such incidents as outcome of sick minds.
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Dalit woman killed for ‘braid-chopping’ 3.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Villagers felt she was behind the act
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UP CM Yogi Adityanath directs cops to probe hair-chopping cases seriously 3.8.2017 TOI: Cities
UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has directed all district magistrates (DMs) and senior superintendents of police (SSPs) of the state to conduct in-depth inquiries into the mysterious instances of women’s hair being chopped off.
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