From Ayodhya to Trivandrum, are Dalits still unsafe in India?

Murder, violence, discrimination and humiliation is what Dalits continue to face today, from the rural lands of UP to the hallowed land of Ayodhya to cities of Kerala even known for more progressive values; the violence against Dalits continues, unabated through the first half of September 2023.

Dalit man succumbs to thrashing by hotelier: Gujarat

Dalit leader and Congress MLA Jignesh Mevani has called for a state-wide protest over the death of the Dalit man and alleged that the victim died after being beaten up by the "casteist goons" that left his liver severely damaged

Jyotiba Phule’s Trenchant Critique of Caste: Gulamgiri

First Published on: 11 Apr 2016   On his 189th Birth...

Equality March to mark Dr Ambedkar’s Mahad Satyagraha

Sarvahara Jan Andolan sends out a message of equality in an atmosphere polluted with hatred

Dalits & OBCs denied last rites by BSF: MASUM

The Border Security Force (BSF) are restricting the rights of resident Dalits and OBCs to perform their last rites alleges in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal, Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), District Magistrate petitioned

Dalit Sanitation Worker Dies by Suicide in Gram Panchayat Office in Telangana

It is claimed that his salary has not been paid for the past four months

Hathras gangrape: Only Sandeep Sisodiya convicted for culpable homicide, and not for rape

The Hathras special court has sentenced him to life imprisonment, while acquitting others accused in the case

Anti-BJP, ‘inconvenient’ voters in Bengaluru could be dis-enfranchised: Karnataka polls

Thousands of voters, especially Dalits and Muslims could be deliberately cast off the voter’s list in Bengaluru’s Shivajinagar constituency of Karnataka

TN Dalit Youth Suicide: CJP seeks protection for victim’s family

In a letter to the DGP and SP details have been given about the incident that took place in December

Love-Letters like no other

From India‘s Forgotten Feminist,  Savitribai Phule to life partner Jyotiba

Real Impact, Real Change: CJP’s year of monitoring violations: a review

Approaching several authorities to curtail hate speech and demand action against those guilty of targeted violence, CJP has had an action-packed year, and achieved tangible results


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