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Jignesh Mevani, BJP, BR Ambedkar statues, Dalit atrocities

Why dilution of SC/ST Act by Supreme Court is problematic

The article has been co-authored by Bhargav Oza and Chirag Trivedi.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Lok Sabha elections 2019, BJP, Bharat Bandh, SC/ST Atrocities Act

Dalit consciousness in India has reached a watershed moment

This groundswell, this sense of common cause, is a radical new assertion.

POLITICS

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SC/ST Atrocities Act, Caste Discrimination, Bihar, Dalit atrocities

How the Dalit issue could throw a spanner in BJP's Bihar game plan

The community in the state is already seething with anger over the acquittal of all accused in at least six massacre cases.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha 2019 polls, Dalits, Bharat Bandh, SC/ST Atrocities Act

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd breaks down the Dalit uprising

If India wants to sustain democracy, the upper castes who benefited most from it, should also tolerate change.

POLITICS

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Dalits, Bharat Bandh, SC/ST Atrocities Act, Lok Sabha 2019 polls

How Dalits will shape national politics in the run-up to 2019 general elections

India Today cover story delves into the politics of the Dalit power.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Violence, Riots, Judiciary

The awful politics of Bharat bandh

When it comes to SC/ST-related causes, we have seen how the Opposition has tried to paint the ruling BJP as anti-lower caste.

POLITICS

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Violence, BJP, Bharat Bandh, SC/ST Atrocities Act

Dilution of SC/ST Atrocities Act: Who is responsible for Bharat bandh violence?

The bloodshed is deplorable and must be condemned by all right-thinking citizens.

POLITICS

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Supreme Court, SC/ST Atrocities Act, Dalit atrocities, Bharat Bandh

Decoding Bharat Bandh: Countrywide Dalit agitation against SC ruling has resulted in violence

While there has been criticism for the arson, the vandalism and the violence, the movement has received the support of many.

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Dowry harassment, Prevention of Atrocities Act, Supreme Court, SC/ST Atrocities Act

Will Supreme Court directives to check misuse of SC/ST Act compromise rights of marginalised groups?

The law seems to be struggling to strike a utopian balance between the rights of the accused and protection of underprivileged.