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Two Hindu Munnani Functionaries Held for Defacing Periyar Statue in Tamil Nadu

The statue of Periyar was found garlanded with slippers and smeared with saffron colour powder, triggering protests from organisations like Dravida Kazhagam. CASTE 11/JAN/2022 Coimbatore: Two Hindu Munnani outfit functionaries were arrested on Tuesday on charges of defacing the statue of the social reformer  Periyar E.V. Ramasamy here, police said. The statue situated in front of… Read More

Owners, staffers of housing project booked for ‘refusing to sell house to Dalit person’

Gandle said when he showed interest in buying a house, the staffer asked about his caste and when he revealed it, the staffer said that the owners of the project had told them not to sell the property to any Dalit person. By: Express News Service | Mumbai | January 11, 2022 10:24:16 pm THE CHIKALTHANA police… Read More

Security Guard Arrested for Killing Dalit Co-Worker in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh

As per the deceased’s brother, the accused security guard used to harass his co-worker with casteist slurs. THE QUINT Updated: 11 Jan 2022, 3:22 PM IST A sanitation worker belonging to Dalit community was on Monday, 10 January, shot dead by a security guard at a mall in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh. Security guard Anshu Chauhan, a… Read More

Sri Lankan Catholics to mark 1,000 days since bombings

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has called on the faithful to gather for truth and justice on Jan. 14 UCA News reporter, Colombo Published: January 10, 2022 10:14 AM GMT The Sri Lankan Catholic Church will hold a 1,000th-day commemoration of the Easter Sunday attack by demanding truth and justice for the victims. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has requested… Read More

Second FIR registered in the case of hate speech against Muslims in Haridwar Dharma Sansad

BY THE WIRE STAFF ON 04/01/2022 In the second FIR, the organizers of the Parliament of Religions, Yeti Narasimhanand Giri, Jitendra Narayan Tyagi, former names Wasim Rizvi, Sagar Sindhuraj Maharaj, Dharamdas, Parmanand, Sadhvi Annapurna, Anand Swaroop, Ashwini Upadhyay, Suresh Chavan and Prabodhanand Giri have been named. The Dharma Sansad held in Haridwar on 17-19 December 2021 allegedly called for… Read More

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Nemavar massacre: Amidst political turmoil in the name of Dalit family, daughter took a big step, gave a stern warning to the government

POSTED ON JANUARY 3, 2022 Seven months after the Nemawar murder case, where the state government has recommended a CBI investigation, there were many political colors in this murder. Dewas: 7 months after the Nemawar murder case, where the state government has recommended a CBI inquiry, there were many political colors in this murder. Now… Read More

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Dalit family attacked by group alleging conversion to Christianity, seven booked

PTI | Chennai | Updated: 03-01-2022 17:24 IST | Created: 03-01-2022 17:24 IST A Dalit family was allegedly attacked by a group of people accusing them of converting neighbours to Christianity, police said on Monday. According to officials, seven people allegedly involved in the attack, have been booked under SC/ST (Prevention of atrocities) Act and various sections of the Indian Penal Code… Read More

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