CRIME AGAINST DALITS

  • Maharashtra: 3 Dalit youths found murdered, mutilated January 31, 2013

    Mumbai: The bodies of three Dalit youth from the Mehtar community were found in a mutilated condition in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra in what activists claim is a case of honour killing. Sachin Dharu, who was in a relationship with an upper caste girl, was found dead along with...
  • Crimes against Dalits by those in power on the rise January 29, 2013

    Satara: A newly married Dalit couple was allegedly beaten up by a mob in Satara in Maharashtra with the attempt to kill them. The attackers have been accused of killing the couple's relative and are allegedly close associates of local Congress MLA Jaya Kumar Gore. The couple have survived, but...