Dalit

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Bombay High Court clubs cases of custodial deaths

Bombay HC clubs cases of custodial deAs a first step, a bench of justices V M Kanade and P D Kode on Thursday clubbed all the petitions alleging custodial death and appointed senior lawyer Yug Choudhary as amicus curiae (friend of the court) to assist ... [Published Jagran Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Round Table Held on Distribution of Land to the Poor in Telangana State

HYDERABAD: Instead of incentivizing land owners holding huge tracts of land under the government’s land purchase scheme, it should deactivate the agricultural land market by a host of measures; otherwise it is unlikely to obtain adequate land for distribution ... [Published New Indian Express - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

SC Stays Acquittal of 56 in Tsundur Case

HYDERABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the verdict of the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh High Court acquitting 56 accused in the sensational Tsundur Dalit massacre case.On April 22 this year, a division bench of the High Court acquitted the 56 on ... [Published New Indian Express - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Caste Hindu Gets Jail for Abusing Dalit

MADURAI: In a swift delivery of justice on atrocity against a Dalit, III Additional District Judge (PCR) C Kumarappan on Thursday awarded one-year imprisonment to a Caste Hindu for forcing a 12-year-old Dalit boy to carry a pair of footwear on his head ... [Published New Indian Express - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Dalit, Jail, Atrocities, Madurai
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Dalit woman forced to clean garbage at TN school

CHENNAI: Officials at the Tamil Nadu state secretariat on Thursday confirmed reports that a Dalit woman was forced to clean a garbage tank at a school in exchange for admission to her daughter.The matter is under inquiry, the officials said. They said ... [Published The Gulf Today - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 6 reports

NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report

onal Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that a teenage Dalit girl was allegedly gang raped by six youths in Pingri village of Mathura District, on the 19th July, 2014 and sought a detailed report on the issue ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

TN: Man Ordering Dalit Boy to Carry Footwear on his Head Sentenced

MADURAI:  A district court today sentenced a caste Hindu youth to one-year imprisonment for forcing a 13-year old Dalit boy to carry his footwear on his head while crossing a caste Hindu area at Vadugapatti in the district in June last year but acquitted ... [Published New Indian Express - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Private Schools vs. Caste Discrimination

Nearly 30% of children in India (ages 6-14) attend private schools and in some states and many urban regions a majority of the students attend private schools. Compared to the government schools, private schools perform modestly better on measures ... [Published Marginal Revolution - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Dalit, Education, India
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

Dalit woman stopped from hoisting flag, MP govt served notice

The National Human Rights Commission has sent notices to Madhya Pradesh divisional commissioner, Chambal and district magistrate, Morena regarding a Dalit woman sarpanch, who is being denied her right to hoist the national flag.The commission has issued ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Complaint Against Community

VELLORE: Around 20 people belonging to the SC community from Masapettai lodged a complaint in the SP office over a clash between the Vanniyars and Dalits that took place during a temple festival on Sunday.“We filed a case seeking action against Vanniyars, ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Dalit, Highway Patrol
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Shenbakkam Vandalism Turns Into Caste Row

VELLORE: Tension prevailed in Shenbakkam in the city during the late hours of Tuesday after three Dalit youth created a ruckus in front the house of a 36-year-old man of intermediate caste and hurled a liquor bottle at a CCTV camera installed in his ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

This Dalit Couple Spreads the Tunes of Tatvapada

MYSORE: “For singing Tatvapada, one needs to practise sathya, dharma and neeti. Otherwise it will not allow us to get a hold on it...”This is the strong belief of Tamboori Javaraiah (76) and his wife Boramma (65) of Basaralu village in Mandya district ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Dalit, Dharma, Age-Related

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"We find that most of the cases of custodial deaths are against persons belonging to the minority community. We want to do something to prevent this" the court said
...Singh, said that four Jat Sikh youths shoved a wooden stick into the private parts of his uncle and put chilli and oil on his body on July 17. "They also made a video of their act and uploaded it on social media" he said. Fearing public embarrassment, the family didn't report the matter to police...
...of witchcraft between 2000 and 2012, according to data from the National Crime Records Bureau in India, as reported by the Indian newspaper Mint. "Once practiced only by tribal communities, witch hunting is now becoming common among Dalits and other minority communities. The idea of a witch is common across all the affected [Indian] states" the Mint report said. (The Dalits are an oppressed group in India who are considered "untouchables" or "outcasts.")
..."The adivasis (local indigenous) and Dalit Christian survivors are still waiting for justice, while the perpetrators are on the loose", and "it is increasingly clear that the violence was completely planned and was not the result of a spontaneous action on the basis of religious identity"

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Honour Killing of Girl: Dad Arrested [Published New Indian Express - 6 hours ago]
Caste Hindu Gets Jail for Abusing Dalit [Published New Indian Express - 6 hours ago]
Most custodial deaths involve minorities: Bomba... [Published DNA India - 8 hours ago]
Dalit woman forced to clean garbage at TN school [Published The Gulf Today - 10 hours ago]
NCSC seeks action against Tarn Taran cops [Published Times of India - 11 hours ago]
Rwanda: The forgotten victims [Published Pambazuka News - 11 hours ago]
Man arrested for honour killing of daughter [Published The Hindu - 12 hours ago]
NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media r... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 13 hours ago]
Why victims of custodial deaths in Maharashtra ... [Published Times of India - 14 hours ago]
TN: Man Ordering Dalit Boy to Carry Footwear on... [Published New Indian Express - 16 hours ago]
Nepalese Woman Beaten to Death for 'Witchcraft' [Published LiveScience.com - 16 hours ago]
ASIA/INDIA - August 25 - Day of Remembrance for... [Published Agenzia Fides - 19 hours ago]
A Voice for India's 'Untouchables' [Published NBCNews.com - 21 hours ago]
Private Schools vs. Caste Discrimination [Published Marginal Revolution - 22 hours ago]
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NHRC issues notice to UP Police [Published Press Trust of India - 23 hours ago]
Dalit woman stopped from hoisting flag, MP govt... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 31 2014]
Mathura gangrape: NHRC issues notices to DM, SP [Published NetIndia123.com - Jul 31 2014]
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Private Schools vs. Caste Discrimination [Published Marginal Revolution - 22 hours ago]
Nearly 30% of children in India (ages 6-14) attend private schools and in some states and many urban regions a majority of the students attend private schools. Compared to the government schools, private schools perform modestly better on measures ...
Photos: Across the U.S., thousands continue to ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
Amidst all the horrific news from Gaza, one encouraging development has been the depth, breadth, and persistence of mass opposition to the Israeli onslaught. Annie Robbins is regularly updating her extraordinary compilation of images of marches and ...
India: India's School Lunch Program Not Only Fi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 21 2014]
Source: Pulitzer CenterCountry: India RHITU CHATTERJEE India’s free school lunch program is one of the world’s largest anti-poverty programs. Despite its many shortfalls, the program feeds 120 million of the country’s poorest school children. And since ...
India: Six more encephalitis deaths in West Bengal [Published H5N1 - Jul 21 2014]
Via The New Indian Express:  Six More Succumb, Encephalitis Toll in Bengal Crosses 50 . Excerpt and then a comment:SILIGURI: With six more people dying of encephalitis here since Saturday night, the vector-borne disease has claimed altogether 51 lives ...
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