Tag: Discrimination

Social welfare department intervenes after Dalit youth faces discrimination, denied hair cut in Karnataka

A Dalit youth had to receive an ordinary service like a haircut under police protection in Kadanur village in Doddaballapur in Karnataka this week

Jyotiba Phule’s Trenchant Critique of Caste: Gulamgiri

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

Dalit Scholar of Wardha University faces threat to life & career  

With his PhD being unfairly held up, Rajneesh Kumar Ambedkar had to resort to a peaceful public protest; now goons have been brought in to threaten him and his protesting colleagues, even attacking them

Tamil Nadu: Dalit family in Thoothukudi allegedly denied use of road to crematorium

Locals claim that the discriminatory act of restricting access to public roads for Dalit funerals has been going on for decades

Love-Letters like no other

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

UP: Dalit School Teacher Alleges Discrimination by Principal & Upper-caste Teachers

The teacher has alleged that kshatriya caste teachers in the school have formed a separate group and regularly hurl casteist remarks at him. The teacher has complained to the district authorities.

UP: Village head threatens Scheduled Caste community with ₹5,000 fine and 50 kicks!

The Pradhan warns the community from stepping foot on his property

Kerala: Why was a ‘Non-Hindu’ Bharatanatyam dancer barred from temple?

Dancer Mansiya, born in a Muslim family, alleged that the programme that was to be held at the Koodalmanikyam Temple in Thrissur on April 21, was cancelled due to ‘religion’

Delhi Police bust hotel’s claim of “order” to not accept IDs from J&K

A Delhi hotel’s employee claimed that “special cell” and “Delhi Police had instructed” that J&K identity document holders should not be given rooms

UP: Dadri Muslims disconnected from the city for three months!

Children and women are forced to take long-winded and dangerous routes due to the sudden construction of a concrete wall

Kashi ka Kabir

Reinterpreting a poet’s life and his times