Caste Violence
India  /  Published 18.02.21

Unnao: autopsy inconclusive

No injury marks were found on the bodies of the two teenage girls found dead in Unnao. The postmortem couldn’t ascertain the cause of their death said Uttar Pradesh Police chief, Hitesh Chandra ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.20

Hollow pledge: upholding dignity, equality

A steady rise in cases of atrocity against Dalits reflects the deep-seated caste bias in India. Public servants are not immune to this prejudice. The manner in which local authorities approa...
By Dhruv Jadhav, Sharan Bhavnani in

India  /  Published 21.10.20

Hathras: Medha alleges plot

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 04.10.20

Caste-based meet held at former BJP MLA's home

Around 700-800 people on Sunday held a caste-based meeting at the residence of former BJP MLA Rajvir Singh Pehalvan here on the issue the death of a Dalit woman after she was sexually assaulted. The ...
By PTI in Hathras

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

Girl marries boy, parents tonsured

Elders of the Ghatwar community publicly tonsured the parents of an 18-year-old girl for marrying a boy from the Bhuiyan caste in the Fulwaria village, 2km from the Koderma police station, sub divisio...
By Our Correspondent in Hazaribagh


Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

The ‘ordinariness’ of upper-caste cruelty

Lowering the dead from a bridge to a cremation ground marks a helpless submission to indignity. For the Dalits of Narayanapuram Adi Dravidar Colony in Tamil Nadu, this has been the only way they can c...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.18

The lives and deaths we do not count

When the stench of barbaric caste-based practices in India cannot even be masked, how is it to be eradicated? If the recent deaths of five men while cleaning a septic tank without any safety gear were...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 06.10.18

An India bloodied by chauvinistic caste politics

September 14 — a routine day after a prenatal checkup at a doctor’s clinic in Telangana’s Nalgonda district — turned into a nightmare for 21-year-old Amrutha Varshini. A group of men surrounde...
By Rituparna Chatterjee in

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.20

Paternal Bond

Sir — He likes his drink shaken, not stirred, but James Bond has his audience both shaken and stirred by the news that he will have a five-year-old child in the next Bond film. A former Bond girl ha...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.18

Read the tea leaves

Sir — The article, “The brew tastes bitter now” (Sept 20), presents a grim picture of the tea gardens of West Bengal and Assam. The governments seem to be looking the other way while garden owne...
By The Telegraph in


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