25 Jul 2016
New Delhi: A 14-year-old Dalit rape victim who was repeatedly sexually assaulted and was forced to drink a corrosive substance, died at a hospital here today, prompting an anguished Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief to lash out at the Centre and Delhi Police on the issue of women's safety.
21 Jul 2016
Chandigarh: Haryana Police today formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged gangrape of a 21-year-old Dalit woman in Rohtak.
26 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today asked the AIIMS to form a team of doctors to decide a minor plea seeking permission to abort her 24-week-old foetus.
26 May 2016
New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today met the 13-year-old girl, who was brutally raped and has been admitted to AIIMS here, and raised the issue of granting full statehood to Delhi in order to curb such incidents which "occur repeatedly".
05 May 2016
Kochi: Amid criticism over delay in arresting culprits in the brutal rape and murder case of a Dalit woman, Chief Investigating officer Deputy SP Anil Kumar was today removed and a new official appointed to head the probe team.
05 Sep 2016
New Delhi: BJP on Monday mocked BSP chief Mayawati's assertion that she will crack down on criminals if voted to power in Uttar Pradesh, alleging she has several criminals among her party's ranks and several scams, including in NRHM and Taj corridor, took place under her rule.
02 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Condemning violence against dalits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked politicians, including his own partymen, to shun irresponsible statements as said the community's "self-appointed champions" were giving political colour to the social problem to create tensions.
14 Sep 2016
Ahmedabad: At least 1,100 postcards with a small message and tagline 'Badbu (stink) Gujarat Ki' were sent to state tourism's brand ambassador and Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan by Dalits as part of a campaign to highlight "atrocities" against them in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
25 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Sonakshi Sinha, whose next film “Akira” touches upon the subject of ragging, says she had faced ragging herself during her college days.
14 Sep 2016
Bengaluru: Appealing for calm, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said though the state has been a victim of "injustice", his government would implement the "difficult" apex court order on sharing Cauvery river water with Tamil Nadu.