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UP Woman Leaves College Out Of Fear After Alleged Harassment From Man 24.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 22-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly harassed by a man in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, due to which she was forced to leave college out of fear, police said on Monday.
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Dalit woman leaves college after `constant harassment` by a man in Muzaffarnagar 24.9.2018 Zee News : India National
The man, who is at large, was booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, he said.
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Delhi: Self-styled godman Ashu Maharaj sent to three-day police custody for raping two women 14.9.2018 Zee News : India National
The Delhi Police had arrested him on Thursday night. His son Samar Khan was also detained by the Crime Branch for raping the woman, Additional Commissioner of Police (crime) Rajiv Ranjan had said.
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Local Youth Congress President Arrested For Harassing Girls In Telangana 9.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 30-year-old local functionary of Congress attempted self-immolation after being arrested by police on the charge of harassing girls at a Scheduled Tribe hostel in Rajanna Sircilla district Sunday,...
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Dalit Woman In Bihar Allegedly Set On Fire For Resisting Sexual Assault 22.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
One person was on Tuesday arrested in a village of Nalanda district in Bihar for allegedly setting a Dalit woman on fire for resisting sexual assault.
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Dalit woman beaten up for drinking water from public hand pump in UP's Moradabad 21.8.2018 Zee News : States
In yet another incident of caste atrocity, a Dalit woman was thrashed and subjected to cruelty for using a public hand pump for drinking purpose. News agency ANI reported that some local goons found the woman drinking water from the pump and began thrashing her in full public view. 
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Paswan questions opposition over ignoring Ambedkar, Dalits 11.8.2018 Sify Finance
Slamming opposition parties for "ignoring" and "sidelining" Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and the Dalits when they were in power, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan asked the Congress, Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) why their actions were against the Dalit icon and the community's interests.
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When will rapes, sexual abuse of women at shelters stop, asks SC 10.8.2018 Rediff: News
Besides Pratapgarh, incidents of rape and sexual abuse of women and girls at shelter homes run by NGOs have also surfaced recently in Muzaffarpur in Bihar and Deoria in Uttar Pradesh.
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Parliament Passes Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2018 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill,2018 which was passed by the Lok Sabha on 6th August 2018, has been passed by the Rajya Sabha today. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot today moved the Amendment Bill, 2018 in Rajya Sabha.
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Muzaffarpur shelter-home horror: Girls getting raped left, right & centre - SC slams Bihar govt 8.8.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Upset with the lackadaisical attitude of the government, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday said that women and girls are getting raped "left, right and centre" across the country. The SC pulled up the Bihar government for funding an NGO that runs the Muzaffarpur shelter home, where girls were raped and sexually abused. "It (Muzaffarpur) is a horrific incident. We do not want such incidents to repeat in future," the SC bench said about the Muzaffarpur case in which over 30 girls were allegedly raped at the shelter home run by Brajesh Thakur, the chief of the state-funded NGO. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur asked the Ministry of Women and Child Development to apprise it about the steps that need to be taken to prevent sexual abuse of minors in shelter homes across the country. "What is to be done? Girls and women are getting raped left, right and centre. As per the NCRB (National Crime Records Bureau) data, 38,947 cases of rape were reported in 2016 which means four women are raped every day," the ...
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'Small girls are being raped in UP, Bihar but Modi is silent' 7.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The Congress chief hit out at the BJP's ideological mentor, the RSS, alleging that it was a "male chauvinist organisation" and did not have women in it, thus cannot do what the Congress can for women.
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Bihar shelter home case: Women being raped left, right and centre, says SC 7.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The court referred the NCRB data and said 38,947 women were raped in India in 2016. "What is to be done? Girls and women are getting raped left, right and centre," the bench said."
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In Pics: Bihar strike over shelter home horror; thousands throng streets of... 3.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
In Pics: Bihar strike over shelter home horror; thousands throng streets of...
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Dalit diabetic lady veterinary officer denied drinking water, six held 2.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
 After a row over entry into temple and denial of admission, in yet another case of caste discrimination, a Dalit woman veterinary officer was denied drinking by village head and five others in Kaushambi district of Uttar Pradesh. They all have been arrested under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act on the complaint of the lady doctor. Dr Seema, a Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer, visited upper-caste donated Ambawa Poorab village in Manjhanpur block on Tuesday. A diabetic, the lady Dalit officer was not given water for two and half hours on the instructions of when villagers came to know that she belonged to scheduled caste. “There was no water left in the bottle I was carrying. I asked the villagers to get me some water. But the DPRO Ravi Dutt Mishra and BDC S.C.Tiwari gestured towards villagers not to make available water,” alleged Dr Seema. “Their behavior was abnormal after they came to know about my caste. They refused to offer me any water. When I started dehydrating, I ran out of the village ...
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In Pics: Furor in Bihar over shelter home horror; thousands throng streets of Patna to protest 2.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
Rail and road traffic was disrupted in several districts of Bihar today on account of a day-long bandh called by the Left organisations to protest against the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal and the alleged atrocities against Dalits in the state. Protesters clashed with police in the state capital and forced shops to close in some areas, while several public schools had already declared a holiday to avoid any inconvenience to their students and teachers. However, banks and government offices appeared to have normal attendance. Several opposition parties including the RJD, the Congress, the Hindustani Awam Morcha and the Loktantri Janta Dal (floated by former JD(U) president Sharad Yadav) also lent their support to the bandh, which was seen by political observers as coming together of non-NDA parties ahead of the 2019 general elections. RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, leader of the opposition in the state assembly, made a scathing attack on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on the Muzaffarpur episode. He ...
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15-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Raped In Moving Car In Haryana 1.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
A 15-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by two men in a moving car in Yamunanagar, police said today.
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1,023 Special Courts Needed To Try Rape, Child Rape Cases: Law Ministry 29.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
A little over 1,000 'fast track special courts' need to be set up across India as part of a new scheme to try cases related to rape of children and women, the Law Ministry has estimated.
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Have you never winked in your life? Jyotiraditya Scindia asks journalists, defends Rahul Gandhi 29.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Should the media focus on the issues raised by Rahul in Parliament or should winking be given priority, he asked.
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"Have You Never Winked In Your Life," Jyotiraditya Scindia To Journalists 28.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia advised the media today to focus on issues like farmer suicides and rapes instead of being concerned about party chief Rahul Gandhi's wink in Parliament.
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LS resumes business after brief adjournment 25.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
LS resumes business after brief adjournment
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