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Abusing Dalit by his caste in private interaction not an offence: Court

Abusing a Dalit by his caste in private interaction is not an offence, a Delhi court has said. The court's observation came while acquitting a principal of a government school of charges of passing some derogatory remarks against his junior, belonging to a Scheduled Caste. To drive home the guilt of the accused, such incidents should happen in full public view, it said.

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Indian government should ensure torture law meets international standards

Amnesty International has urged the Indian government to help end the routine torture of those held by police and prison authorities by ensuring the new Prevention of Torture Bill in India, 2010 meets international standards before adopting it.

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Dalit Sangarsha Samiti Demands Stern Action against Circle Inspector Gaonkar

The district unit of state Dalit Sangharsha Samiti staged a protest in front of the DC’s office here on Monday Oct 11, demanding stern action against Bunder station circle inspector Vinay Gaonkar who allegedly offended the samiti members, recently.??

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Protest against the burning alive of two Dalits in Khaithapur village of Nalgonda district

Several Dalit and Human Rights organisations and individuals (led by Andhra Pradesh Ambedkar Yuvajana Sangham, Andhra Pradesh Scheduled Castes' Wefare Association and others)  held a protest demonstation against the burning alive of two men suspected of practising witchcraft in Khaithapur village, Nalgonda district, at the Babasaheb Ambedkar statue junction, near Tank Bund, in Hyderabad on 21st September, 2010.

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Dalit Rights Group alleges atrocities by upper caste in Orissa

A 15-member fact finding team representing National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights, New Delhi and Dalit Adhikar Sangathan, Odisha on Monday alleged that Dalits of Ranapada village under Brahmagiri Block of Puri district are still facing untouchability, discrimination and atrocities by upper caste people.

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Dalit Rights Group alleges atrocities by upper caste in Orissa

A 15-member fact finding team representing National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights, New Delhi and Dalit Adhikar Sangathan, Odisha on Monday alleged that Dalits of Ranapada village under Brahmagiri Block of Puri district are still facing untouchability, discrimination and atrocities by upper caste people.

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Man held for urinating on boy

Tirunelveli: A retired employee of a private company has been arrested for urinating on a dalit boy from the terrace of his house in Tirunelveli.James Stanley, 65 of municipal colony in Melapalayam,

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