Opinion  /  Published 30.09.18

Layered ruling on reservations

It is always wise to be careful when something is wished for. The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of reservations in promotions for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in government jobs. This is ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 22.09.18

‘Bengalis have no understanding of caste’

Like Parashuram, he has an axe to grind. And Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd brought it down heavily, but for a different people altogether, when he was in Calcutta last month.The redoubtable Dalit writer-acti...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

India  /  Published 19.07.19

Plot against Dalits: Mayawati

Mayawati on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of plotting against Dalits “who have grown by doing their own businesses”, a day after the income-tax department revealed its crackdown on h...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Bihar  /  Published 04.11.18

Benefit poser for CM

Chief minister Nitish Kumar, in a meeting at Polo Maidan here on Sunday, listed schemes his government has undertaken for Dalits but some residents claimed they have not received the benefits he prom...
By Shri Krishna Prasad in Munger

India  /  Published 01.11.18

Dalits thrashed for loud phone call

A Rajput allegedly thrashed a Dalit for speaking loudly on a mobile phone while passing by his home on Wednesday evening, triggering a caste clash that has led to 10 Dalits being admitted to hospital....
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


India  /  Published 16.09.19

Dalit burnt alive, shock kills mother

A Dalit youth was burnt alive in Hardoi district in an apparent “honour killing” on Sunday while leaving for a Lucknow hospital with money for his mother’s treatment.Mother Rambeti, 56, died of ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Bihar  /  Published 30.10.18

Nitish rushes to fill vacuum in Gaya

Chief minister Nitish Kumar will on Wednesday visit Gaya, the district having the highest concentration of Scheduled Castes and one where the JDU has no base.Gaya is the stronghold of former chief min...
By Farhana Kalam in Gaya

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.19

The anger of New India

Two unmistakable features of Indian democracy in the last three decades have been those of reduction in poverty and the breakdown of patron-client relations. While the former is credited to economic r...
By Ajay Gudavarthy

India  /  Published 12.12.19

Bhim Army’s Azad lines up party

Bhim Army chief and BJP bugbear Chandrashekhar Azad has said he would soon float a political party to meet the aspirations of the Dalits.“It is high time I plunged into electoral politics because th...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.12.18

Congress-JDS friction over shuffle

The December 22 ministry shuffle by the Congress in Karnataka has caused friction with junior coalition partner Janata Dal Secular, which has broken a week’s uneasy silence to publicly warn the ally...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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