Post Tagged with: "Caste Atrocities"

No caste for Dalit woman victim? Politics of rhetoric in responses to Hathras gang rape and murder

No caste for Dalit woman victim? Politics of rhetoric in responses to Hathras gang rape and murder

  It is not surprising when Police, judicial system and mainstream media deny the existence of caste in Hathras rape case. This practice of denial is a historical, ritualistic and expected strategy from the dominant caste ideologies to decontextualise, depoliticise deradicalise responses to Dalit atrocities from their content and context. In such incidents of atrocity, every time, Dalits have to[Read More…]

by October 13, 2020 Annihilate Caste
Uttar Pradesh tops in Crime against Adivasis

Uttar Pradesh tops in Crime against Adivasis

 Recently Crime in India-2019 Report has been released by National Crime Records Bureau. In this report, in the year 2019, the statistics of crime against Adivasis (Scheduled Tribes) have been published for the whole country, wherefrom it has emerged that Uttar Pradesh tops in the whole  country. The Tribal population of Uttar Pradesh is 0.6% percent of the country’s population.[Read More…]

by October 11, 2020 India
How safe are Dalit women in Uttar Pradesh?

How safe are Dalit women in Uttar Pradesh?

Recently Crime in India – 2019 report has been released by National Crime Records Bureau. In this report, in the year 2019, the statistics of crime of Dalit atrocities have been published for the whole country. It has emerged that Uttar Pradesh is far ahead in this. The Dalit population of Uttar Pradesh (UP) is the largest population in the[Read More…]

by October 6, 2020 India
Requirement Of An Independent Constitutional Body

Requirement Of An Independent Constitutional Body

The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 was enacted with a main objective to protect marginalised communities viz. schedule castes and tribes against discrimination and atrocities. Sec.3 of the said Act enunciates the nature of various acts committed against a schedule caste or a schedule tribe to constitute an offence punishable under the said Act. The said provision stipulates that any act which is[Read More…]

by October 5, 2020 Annihilate Caste
Strengthen National Commission of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

Strengthen National Commission of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

Introduction National Commission of Scheduled Castes and National Commission of Scheduled Tribes, both constitutional bodies constituted to protect and monitor implementation of safeguards to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes have been lying vacant at highest level for the past six months. Barring employees, there are no Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Members. The governing body is vacant. Both the constitutional bodies are[Read More…]

by October 5, 2020 Annihilate Caste
Speak against the caste violence against Dalits

Speak against the caste violence against Dalits

In Gujarat a young Dalit activist lawyer Devji Maheswari, belonging to BAMSCEF was killed in Surat by the Brahmin goon who was warning him against his facebook posts not to speak up against Brahmanism but then there are other angles also which are mostly related to land disputes, many time ignored by the activists. Fact is that Devji Maheshwari was[Read More…]

by September 29, 2020 Annihilate Caste
I was born a bad person and my fellow savarnas, so were you all

I was born a bad person and my fellow savarnas, so were you all

I was born a bania, a savarna or upper-caste, and that is why I was born a bad person. Let me explain. I am part of that minority for whom the benefits of the caste system far outweigh the costs (if there are any costs at all except for making me lazy, stupid, selfish, and arrogant by making everything in[Read More…]

by August 14, 2020 Annihilate Caste
India’s Illegitimate Daughter

India’s Illegitimate Daughter

“Because of the ascendancy of lawlessness, Krishna, The family women are corrupted; When women are corrupted, O Krishna, The intermixture of caste is born. Intermixture brings to hell The family destroyers and the family, too; The ancestors of these indeed fall, Deprived of offerings of rice and water. By these wrongs of the family destroyers, Producing intermixture of caste, Caste[Read More…]

by July 21, 2020 Annihilate Caste
Cisco Case Shows Indians Still Take Caste Where they Go

Cisco Case Shows Indians Still Take Caste Where they Go

What happens to caste when Indians migrate to Western countries? Do their feelings of being born superior or inferior, their belief in the purity-pollution ethic, just melt away? The “model minority” has tried to avoid a conversation on this issue but it returns to haunt them time and again. Now the American state of California is at the centre of[Read More…]

by July 15, 2020 Annihilate Caste
Caste Atrocities in Tamil Nadu in the wake of Covid-19 Pandemic

Caste Atrocities in Tamil Nadu in the wake of Covid-19 Pandemic

Humanity, which aspires to move to the moon to expand its empire by virtue of its so-called scientific advancement is forced to learn an indelible lesson taught by the virus Covid-19. The invisible tiny virus has completely overturned our perspectives of high and low; haves and have nots; rich and poor; black and white; male and female; educated and uneducated;[Read More…]

by July 10, 2020 Annihilate Caste