DALIT KILLINGS

  • 22yearold Dalit youth stabbed to death in UP September 25, 2013

    Bijnor: A 22yearold Dalit youth was allegedly stabbed to death by his girlfriend's parents when he had gone to meet her at her residence in Khandsal village of the district, police said Wednesday. Sanjeev went to meet his girlfriend last night, but her relatives caught hold of him, they said. According to...
  • 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...
  • Gujarat Cong plans rally against Dalit killings October 1, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Congress is expected to hold a massive rally in Gandhinagar on Monday in protest against the deaths of three Dalit men who were killed in police firing in Thangadh, Surendranagar on September 22. The party has demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into...
  • 15 convicted in Mirchpur Dalits killing case September 24, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday convicted 15 members of the Jat community in the 2010 Mirchpur Dalits killing case. The sentence in the case will be pronounced on Thursday. The main conspirator Rajendra was convicted for the death of 74yearold Tara Chand and his 17yearold handicapped daughter. Tara Chand and...
  • Khairlanji Dalit killings: six escape death July 14, 2010

    Nagpur: The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court on Wednesday has commuted the death sentence of all the six accused in the killing of four Dalits at Khairlanji in Maharashtra to life term. Life imprisonment to the accused in the Khairlanji killings case will be for a period of...
  • Five members of a Dalit family gunned down in UP March 13, 2008

    New Delhi: A Dalit family of five was gunned down by unidentified people in Aminabad village in Etawah on Wednesday night. According to reports reaching here, a group of unidentified gunmen stormed into the house on Wednesday night and showered bullets on the family. A relative who was visiting them...
  • Dalit killing sparks fresh violence across Haryana August 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Haryana remains tense for a third day, following the violence that broke out on a Dalits killing on Wednesday. The Bandh was called by All India Balmiki Mahasabha to protest the murder of Dalit youth and alleged excesses on their community. On Thursday a mob torched a Haryana...
  • Khairlanji witnesses seek protection January 5, 2007

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's Khairlanji village is still tense after the massacre of a Dalit family. Two of the prime witnesses in the case, Rajindra and Siddarth Gajbiye allege they are being threatened and harassed and that the administration is looking the other way. Gajbiye says, After the accused were released on...
  • Khairlanji suspects threaten witnesses January 5, 2007

    New Delhi: Anger over the massacre of four Dalits in Maharashtra's Khairlanji village might have died down, but tension in the village is still simmering. Two prime witnesses in the case, Siddharth and Rajendra Gajbhiye, allege that they are being constantly threatened by the 11 suspects who were arrested by the...
  • Emotional outburst over Dalits killings December 1, 2006

    Osmanabad (Maharashtra): A day after violent protests against Dalit killings ripped off Maharashtra, hundreds of Dalits in Osmanabad area took out a peaceful rally showing their agitation over the incident. "They killed my husband ruthlessly. We are always targeted because of our caste. Now I am left with nothing. Who...
  • Naxals vow revenge for Dalit family November 17, 2006

    Nagpur : The Khairlanji killings of a Dalit family set off a wave of public outrage in Vidarbha, but also unleashed a political storm over the lack of justice to the Bhotmange family. What's really worrying the police is Naxalite involvement now. Violent protests, arson, lathicharges, bandhs and curfews Vidarbha has...
  • Nagpur shuts down over Dalit murders November 10, 2006

    Nagpur: School, colleges and shops shut down in Nagpur on Friday during a daylong bandh against the murder of four Dalits in a village. Traffic in the city was thin during the bandh called by Dalit organisations. Police had to disperse mobs in some parts of the city which has been...