Dalits protest against SC order: 6 killed in the protest so far
Five persons have been killed in Madhya Pradesh and one in Rajasthan during the Bharat Bandh called by Dalit groups to protest the alleged dilution of SC/ST prevention of Atrocities
Five persons have been killed in Madhya Pradesh and one in Rajasthan during the Bharat Bandh called by Dalit groups to protest the alleged dilution of SC/ST prevention of Atrocities Act.
In fact the Punjab government has ordered the suspension of bus services and mobile internet services to control the situation. Dalit organisations across the country called a ‘Bharat bandh’ on Monday to protest a recent Supreme Court ruling “diluting” the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.
The protests left 5 people dead in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena, Bhind and Gwalior. A total of 6 people killed in the protests so far, hundreds have been detained across the country to control the situation. Reports suggested that anti-social elements turned the protest violent in several states.
First Published: 2nd April, 2018 15:38 IST
TOPMOST STORY NOW
Live Assam Rifles rescue 6-day-old baby from flood-hit Silchar27th June 2022
Live Manipur journalist duo arrested for alleged links with insurgents27th June 2022
Live Assam HS Results 2022: Meet the toppers of Arts, Science & Commerce￼27th June 2022
Live Manipur: JNIMS scripts medical history with 3 kidney transplants￼27th June 2022
UP Boy kills grandparents following argument over money to buy alcohol
In a horrific incident from Uttar Pradesh, a 20-year-old boy has allegedly killed his grandparents following an argument over money to buy alcohol, police said on Sunday. He then hid their bodies in two separate rooms. The deceased couple has been identified as Premshankar (65) and Bhawan Devi (60). According to police, Himesh, the accused […]26th June 2022
Maha politics: State govt withdraws security from rebel MLA’s families
Shinde termed the move malicious, stating that there was an ongoing agenda of various MVA leaders of instigating members of their respective parties to resort to violence.25th June 2022
Manipur young climate activist’s pics of trash near Taj Mahal prompt cleanup
Kangujam, one of the world’s youngest environment activists, has been calling for laws to tackle high pollution levels in India.25th June 2022
Assam: IPS Tapan Kumar Deka appointed as Director of IB
Deka currently heads the Operations Desk of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and has been tracking terrorists and religious radicalization.24th June 2022