India’s Dalits are protesting against the caste system, complaining of oppression and marginalisation.
- 21 February, 2016 Should India change its caste-based quota system? Government under pressure following violent protests by Jat farming community complaining of discrimination.Powered by WPeMatico
- 16 August, 2016 India's Dalits demand freedom from caste discrimination Lower-caste Hindus protest in Gujarat state after cow vigilantes assault Dalits for skinning a dead bovine.
- 21 October, 2015 Arrests made after Dalit children burned alive in India Arson attack, reportedly over a family feud, has led to protests as communal tensions rise.Powered by WPeMatico
- 21 February, 2016 Water rationed as India caste protest toll rises At least 10 people killed as protesters from Jat community cut off water to New Delhi treatment plant, causing shortage.Powered by WPeMatico
- 17 July, 2017 India votes for next president from lowest Dalit caste Indian lawmakers voted Monday for a new president certain to come from the bottom of the Hindu caste system, in an election seen as strengthening Prime Minister Narendra Modi's grip on power. Ninety-nine percent of the 4,896 legislators nationwide vot...