Articles tagged under: Dalits

55-year old man arrested for stealing spectacles from Ambedkar statue in Rajkot

August 22, 2018
55-year old man arrested for stealing spectacles from Ambedkar statue in Rajkot

Rajkot: 55-year old Mehbub Bhadula has been arrested for stealing spectacles from the statue of Dr B R Ambedkar in Mochi Bazar area of Rajkot today. A compliant was lodged on Tuesday by one Amit Cholera, Assistant manager of Cultural department of Rajkot Municipal Corporation(RMC) after the spectacles went missing from the statue. RMC had already given order for another spectacles. After the news regarding spectacle theft were viral on social media, a group of Schedule Caste persons had ...Read More

Here are the announcements made by Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Independence Day speech

August 15, 2018
Here are the announcements made by Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Independence Day speech

Surendranagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani while speaking in Independence Day function in Surendranagar district today made several new announcements: - Vanod in Patdi taluka of Surendranagar district will get a new Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation(GIDC) estate over 350 hectare land. It will be located just 15-20 km away from Hansalpur - Bechraji based auto ancillary industry hub. According to Rupani the new GIDC estate will benefit entire Gujarat. - Fourth phase of Gu...Read More

Gujarat Congress trying to build Dalit agitation? A meeting of MLAs, NGO operators held

August 02, 2018
Gujarat Congress trying to build Dalit agitation? A meeting of MLAs, NGO operators held

Ahmedabad: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections next year, opposition Congress party has invented something which appears to shape up a dalit - tribal agitation eventually, against the BJP ruled state government. A few years ago, reservation issue was invented to position politically strong Patels against the BJP government. Some attempts were also made early this year to trigger anti-Padmawat movie agitation of Kshatriya against the BJP governments. Now in the case of dalits and tribal, Con...Read More

Becharaji Dalit beating case: two accused surrender, arrested

June 16, 2018
Becharaji Dalit beating case: two accused surrender, arrested

Ahmedabad: Two of the four accused in the case of beating of a Dalit youth in Bitthalapur village near Becharaji of Ahmedabad district today surrendered before the police. A police official said that one Jaydip alias Jaylo Zala who had allegedly made the video of the incident of beating up of the youth with caste-based abusing by youths of Darbar community and Chehar Thakore, both residents of village Endala, surrendered today and were arrested by the DySP of SC-ST cell. The...Read More

BJP lashes out against Congress over shocking details that have come to light in reference to Bhima Koregaon violence

June 07, 2018

New Delhi:The BJP on Thursday lashed out against the Congress Party after the Pune Police said it had laid its hands on Maoists documents that suggest alleged Congress links with those involved in Bhima-Koregaon violence in which an innocent youth was killed in January this year. Addressing a press conference, BJP national Spokesman Sambit Patra referred to an internal communication of a banned CPI (Maoist) organisation and said the letter ``strips Congress of every shred of modesty and e...Read More

Dalit atrocity twist to Bhavnagar incident was fake; Police solve the case and arrest culprit

May 14, 2018
Dalit atrocity twist to Bhavnagar incident was fake; Police solve the case and arrest culprit

Bhavnagar: Here is one more alleged 'Dalit atrocity' crime story that has proven to be incorrect. A Dalit man in Bhavnagar was not killed because he was keeping/riding a horse. Police investigation has made it clear that he was actually killed for teasing a woman, following which woman's husband killed him. The accused who don't belong to upper caste, has been arrested. A Dalit youth Pradip Rathod (21) was killed on 29 March in Timbi village in Umrala taluka of Bhavnagar and his family, ...Read More

Around 200 Dalits including victims and family members of Una flogging incident accept Buddhism

April 29, 2018
Around 200 Dalits including victims and family members of Una flogging incident accept Buddhism

Una: Around 200 people from Dalit community including the family members and victims of Una flogging case of July 2016 today accepted Buddhism on he occasion of Buddha Purnima in their native Samdhiyana village of Gir Somnath district in Gujarat. The conversion ceremony was conducted by 3 Buddhist monks amid tight security. One such person later said that they were happy after changing the religion. 'We are looked down upon as dalits, so we have taken this step,' he ...Read More

Tension in Gujarat village as unknown miscreants put foot-wears garland on Ambedkar statue

April 26, 2018
Tension in Gujarat village as unknown miscreants put foot-wears garland on Ambedkar statue

Bhuj: Tension prevailed in Bhimasar village under Anjar Taluka of Kutch district in Guajrat today when unknown miscreants put a garland of foot-wears on a statue of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar. A crowd, mainly consisting of people from SC community, started protest near the statue situated in the Gram Panchyat office in the village. Police and local leaders arrived at the scene an controlled the situation. The protestors were for sometime adamant on not lettin...Read More

Ten booked for allegedly demanding Rs 35 lakh for not filing atrocity case

April 26, 2018
Ten booked for allegedly demanding Rs 35 lakh for not filing atrocity case

Vadhwan: Ten persons of Nana Ankewalia village of Lakhtar taluka of Surendranagar district are booked for allegedly demanding Rs 35 lakh for not filing atrocity case. According to complainant Surenrasinh Bhurubha Zala, one of accused Ramdev Rathod was on 12 February this year driving tractor in full speed. Ravirajsinh Zala, son of complainant asked Rathod not to drive tractor in full speed in village. In response to this, Ramdev joined by his father Narottam Rajabhai, mother Kantaben, ...Read More

Nadiad court gives 4-year jail to Sub Inspector Zala in atrocity case

April 25, 2018
Nadiad court gives 4-year jail to Sub Inspector Zala in atrocity case

Nadiad: Additional Sessions Judge of court for atrocity cases V.D.Parmar has ordered four years imprisonment and Rs 7,000 fine to Police Sub Inspector(PSI) Ajaysinh Rajendrasinh Zala in atrocity case filed by one Manu Vaghela in September 2015. Zala is PSI in Padhdhar(Bhuj) police station. Manu Vaghela had filed atrocity case against him when Zala was working as PSI in Kheda town. Judge Parmar ordered 3 years jail under atrocity act section 3(1) 10 while one-one year jail for issuance of ...Read More

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