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I-Day Horror: Dalit Sarpanch, Family Assaulted By Upper Caste Panchayat Secretary In MP

Aug 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The incident took place in Dhamchi village during the flag hoisting function on Independence Day on Sunday.

'Storm' Created By Voices Of Poor Dalits, Farmers Will Throw PM Modi Out Of Power: Rahul Gandhi

Aug 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

'It's job of Congress, SC/ST department, Youth Congress and NSUI to remind people of India that they can challenge any force without fearing it,' Rahul Gandhi said.


Dalit Man Hangs Himself After Alleging Wife Was Kidnapped, Names Four In Suicide Note

The 39-year-old Punjab labourer left behind a note naming four people who had compelled him to take the extreme step. The incident occurred days after the man had alleged that some men had kidnapped his wife.

Rahul Gandhi Faces Flak From Child Rights Body For Sharing Pic Of Minor Rape Victim's Family

Aug 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has asked Twitter to take action against Rahul Gandhi's handle for sharing the photo saying it violates the Juvenile Justice and POCSO Acts.


Contractual Workers At IOCL Allege Caste Discrimination; Go On Strike

On July 27, 2021, a complaint was lodged at Adarsh Nagar police station in Jaipur by Vikram Pahadiya accusing officials of IOCL of sacking four workers on using the washroom.

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08 July, 2021

Modi Govt Fulfilled Patel’s, Mookerjee’s Unfinished Agenda; Is Ambedkar Next?

Suman K Jha

There are now as many as 47 members from disadvantaged communities in the 77-member Council of Ministers.


06 July, 2021

Mayawati Accuses UP Police Of Committing Atrocities Against Dalit Families

Outlook Web Desk

After Priyanka Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati has launched an attack on UP Police for allegedly committing atrocities against Dalit families in Azamgarh.


02 July, 2021

Why KCR Can’t Woo Dalits?

M.S. Shanker

The Telangana CM’s damage control measures following the custodial death of a Dalit woman find few takers


22 June, 2021

UP Shocker! Man Rapes Dalit Woman After Befriending Her Through Social Media, Blackmails Her

Outlook Web Bureau

The woman has also accused him of hurling casteist remarks at her


02 June, 2021

MP: 21-Year-Old Dalit Man Thrashed For Befriending Girl From Another Caste

Outlook Web Bureau

The victim, resident of Bufwani village, was friends with a girl belonging to an OBC family and he had gifted her a mobile phone recently, the official said.


28 May, 2021

Randeep Hooda Removed As Ambassador Of UN Treaty Over 'Joke' Against Mayawati

Outlook Web Bureau

Hooda has been under fire since Wednesday when a nine-year-old video of him making a "joke", which social media users termed casteist and sexist, went viral online.


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27 April, 2021

Supreme Court Asks UP Govt To Submit Medical Records Of Journalist Siddique Kappan

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) alleged that Kappan has been chained to a cot in the hospital he was admitted to after falling in the bathroom and later testing positive for Covid-19.


13 April, 2021

The Need For Dalit Feminists To Base Their Movement On Babasaheb Ambedkar’s Thought

Aditi Narayani

In the Indian context, Dalit feminism strikes a two-pronged attack on caste and gender.


02 April, 2021

Family Tortures Young Dalit Man For Allegedly Having An Affair With Daughter

Outlook Web Bureau

The man's family members had also claimed that an iron rod was inserted into his rectum but the police have denied all such claims


02 April, 2021

Rajasthan Govt Renames Village In Barmer After Dalit Rape Victim Delta Meghwal; Family Calls It 'Tokenism'

Tabeenah Anjum

Delta Meghwal's father says the family wants justice not the renaming of the village


21 March, 2021

Rajasthan: Dalit Family Assaulted After Complaint Against Upper Caste Members In Village

Outlook Web Bureau

A member of the family had made a video, narrating their plight after which the police arrested four people who allegedly assaulted the family.


07 March, 2021

AAP Belongs To Dalits And Those Who Have No One To Fall Back Upon, Says Delhi CM Kejriwal

Outlook Web Bureau

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal also alleged that other political parties seek votes from the poor and downtrodden during elections but serve the interests of the rich after coming to power.


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25 February, 2021

Co-Accused In Nodeep Kaur Case Has Injuries Caused By 'Blunt Object': Medical Report

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the medical report submitted in the high court, 'All the injuries were more than two weeks old and were caused by blunt object/weapon.'


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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