Cash reward for inter-caste marriage raised in Haryana

The Haryana government on Friday said it has decided to raise the cash reward under the inter-caste marriage scheme from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh.

I was once subjected to discrimination on caste basis: Mulayum Singh Yadav

Amidst the row over mass conversions in Agra, SP chief Mulayam Singh takes over the debate.

A temple in Bilaspur where entry is allowed on the basis of caste!

Markandeya Shiv Temple, situated in Bilaspur still belives in regressive practices as the entry into this temple is alloweed on the basis of caste.

Ansari calls for finding balance between development, citizens' rights

Voicing concern over incidents of violence and discrimination on the basis of religion, caste, ethnicity and economic status, Vice President M Hamid Ansari on Friday said a system of governance is required where there is a fuller accountability and no "culture of impunity".

Dishonour killing: Bhavna Yadav murdered by her parents in Delhi

In a case of honour killing, a 21-year-old girl Bhavna Yadav was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste.

Caste-based census important to ensure social justice: Karunanidhi ​

A day after Supreme Court set aside a Madras High Court order directing the Centre to conduct caste-based census, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged the Union Government to factor in the necessity of holding such an exercise.

Rajnath Singh calls up Karnataka CM; talks about attack on NE youth

In the wake of attack on three Northeast youth in Bangalore, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today called up Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and asked him to ensure that there is no discrimination against anyone on the basis of caste, creed and sect.

Anti-caste rally reaches Kohima

Moving on pressurising the Government to do away with the caste system prevailing in the country, the 40-day-long Bharat Yathra, led by lawyer and social activist KK Sarachandra Bose, arrived in Kohima.

Narendra Modi, BJP incited anti-reservation protests in Gujarat: Congress

Dismissing Narendra Modi`s use of his caste card as a mere poll "gimmick", Gujarat Congress on Friday accused him, BJP and RSS of orchestrating protests against reservation for backward castes in the state.

Using caste card won`t help Modi: Congress

Congress leader Meem Afzal on Tuesday stated that Bharatiya Janata Party`s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has always tried to play the caste card in his favour but added that he cannot get any political mileage out of it.

Caste, religion matter for Congress in Goa

Just how much the Congress values caste and religion in the Lok Sabha ticket distribution process stumbled out in the open at the party headquarters.

Aamir Khan earns less for Satyamev Jayate, compared to films

amir Khan`s second season of his talk show `Satyamev Jayate` has been making waves in the country.

NCP not in favour of change in caste-based reservation policy

Senior NCP leader Praful Patel on Thursday said his party was not in favour of changing the caste-based reservation policy.

Congress snub to Dwivedi for suggestion on quota

Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Wednesday got a snub from the party with Sonia Gandhi rejecting his suggestion for ending quota based on caste.

System of reservations for SCs, STs, OBCs must continue: Sonia Gandhi

A day after Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi called for an end to reservation on caste lines, party president Sonia Gandhi snubbed him by saying that there should be "no doubt or ambiguity" over the party`s stand of continuing the system of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs.

Janardan Dwivedi wants end to reservation on caste lines

At a time when quota is the buzz word in politics, senior Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi has called for an end to reservation on caste lines and urged Rahul Gandhi to introduce quota for financially weaker sections bringing all communities under its ambit.

Three killed, four injured in clash in UP

At least three persons were killed and four others injured when a clash broke out between two groups over an eve-teasing incident in Khurja Dehat area of the district.

Cong govt dividing school children on caste, communal lines: BJP

The BJP on Thursday alleged that the Congress Government in Karnataka is dividing school children on caste and communal lines.

Congress govt dividing school children on caste, communal lines: BJP

BJP alleged that Congress Government in Karnataka is dividing school children on caste and communal lines by organising study tours for students belonging to minority community only.

Five teachers terminated for forging their caste certificates

As many as five Sikshya Sahayaks (para teachers) were removed from service on charge of producing fake caste certificates to get jobs.