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Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 14 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday paid homage to BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary and said he led the decisive struggle against centuries-old "ills of untouchability and discrimination".
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 20 (ANI): Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy has urged the Karnataka government to stop putting warning signboards in front of COVID-19 patients' houses alleging that they are leading to "social discrimination and untouchability" in the present tim
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Feb 8 (ANI): The BJP is still living in ancient times when untouchability prevailed in the society, said AAP leader Sanjay Singh over Manoj Tiwari's remarks on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
New Delhi [India], Feb 4 (ANI): BJP lawmaker and West Bengal unit chief Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday accused Mamata Banerjee government of practising "political untouchability" and said that "go back" slogans were raised against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the state Governor but not against i
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Nov 22 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Untouchability Eradication Front (TNUEF) on Friday participated in a protest against the remission of sentence and premature release of 17 convicts in Melavalavu murder case.
Updated : 2 years ago IST
Pushkar (Rajasthan) [India], Sept 9 (ANI): Reservations should continue in the country till discrimination exists in the society, whether in the form of untouchability or economic reasons, said Dattatreya Hosabale, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) joint general secretary.
Mysuru (Karnataka) [India], Aug 28 (ANI): BJP lawmaker V Srinivasa Prasad opposed RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's take on reservation and asserted that provision for reservation will exist till the society get rid of social evils.
New Delhi [India], Aug 26 (ANI): Senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Krishna Gopal on Monday claimed that the practice of untouchability started in India after the advent of Islam and the term "Dalit" was not known in the country as the concept was a British conspiracy to divide
Updated : 2 years, 1 month ago IST
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker from Ballia assembly constituency, Surendra Singh, has claimed that laws to prevent atrocities against SCs and STs, and the reservation being provided to them is the reason behind the existence of casteism in today
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 29 (ANI): Amidst a grave water crisis, people belonging to Dalit Communityhave been restricted from drawing water from a public well located at foothills of Otthakadai Yanamalai due to untouchability still being practiced in a village 10 km from here.
Updated : 4 years ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): Tearing into Yogi Adityanath over the Kushinagar incident where Dalits were asked to shower before meeting him, the Congress today demanded an unconditional apology from the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and also demanded a case be registered against the offic
Tumakuru (Karnataka) [India], May 22 (ANI): State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief B.S. Yedyyurappa is once against amidst a brewing controversy over claims of promoting untouchability, as he had a meal at a Dalit's home that was allegedly prepared and brought to him from a nearby hot