Dalit Woman

  • Dalit teenager burnt alive in Sayla town of Gujarat June 16, 2014

    Rajkot: A 15-year-old Dalit girl was burnt alive allegedly by eight people in Sayla town of Gujarat's Surendranagar district, police said here today. The victim, Chandrika Parmar, was burnt alive in the Ambedkar Nagar area of Sayla town in Surendranagar district by Motibhai Sunera and seven others, police said. "The girl was...
  • Bulandshahr: Dalit woman battles for life as employer sets her ablaze for resisting rape February 14, 2014

    A dalit woman working at a brick kiln at Kirra village in Bulandshahr was allegedly set ablaze by her employer when she resisted his attempt to rape her. The woman, who suffered 95 per cent burns, was admitted to the district hospital from where she was referred to Meerut for treatment. According...
  • Dalit woman murdered in Haryana September 5, 2013

    Jind: A Dalit woman was allegedly murdered with a sharp edged weapon at her residence in Julana area here Thursday. Manju stayed on the second floor of a rented house in the area along with her husband Ajeet and their 18 month boy child for the last eight months, police said. According...
  • Rajasthan: Rape accused attack victim's family April 12, 2013

    Alwar: The family of a Dalit woman who was gangraped by a group of men in Alwar district of Rajasthan has been attacked by the accused. Eight people have been injured and there is tension in the area following the attack in Tijara in Alwar district. The police have set up...
  • Bihar: Molester sets woman on fire in Bettiah February 15, 2013

    Patna: A Dalit woman was set on fire when she opposed her molestation by a known anti-social of the area in Bettiah district, Bihar. The accused doused the woman with kerosene when she resisted their attempts to molest her and then set her on fire. The woman has been admitted in...
  • Gujarat: Students say won't eat in utensils cleaned by a Dalit woman February 6, 2013

    Sabarkantha: In a startling case of discrimination, students of a government school in Gujarat's Sabarkantha district have been opposing the government's mid-day meal scheme. The reason being that the utensils are cleaned by a Dalit woman. On any other day there would have been dozens of students queuing up for mid-day...
  • Bihar: Dalit woman beaten up for visiting temple July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: A Dalit woman was beaten up for visiting a temple in Beghusarai in Bihar. The victim said a group of men attacked her when she said she wanted to perform a puja. She suffered head injuries. An FIR has been filed and the police have begun investigating the...
  • Dalit woman burnt alive in UP village September 22, 2007

    New Delhi: In Firozabad town, in Western UP, a Dalit woman was burnt alive by upper-caste men on Thursday night. Jeevan Shri's neighbours, who belong to the Dabang caste, set fire to her after her son eloped with a girl from their caste. Before she died in a local hospital, Jeevan...
  • Steaming 'dal' poured on dalit woman and infant girl September 1, 2007

    Patna: Steaming 'dal' was poured on a dalit woman and her infant daughter while several others were beaten up for allowing their children to play in the premises of a temple here, police said on Saturday. One Ramavtar Yadav, a retired railway employee and resident of Shahpur, his sons, a relative...