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HC sets aside Sushilkumar Shinde`s caste certificate

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:27

The Bombay High Court has set aside a caste validity certificate issued to Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde in 2009 on the ground that the scrutiny committee in Maharashtra had not passed a reasoned order as required under the law.

Caste, religion matter for Congress in Goa

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 00:29

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

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 13:33

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

Ordinance giving teeth to penal provisions for crime against SC/STs passed

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 00:21

In a bid to woo the SCs and STs ahead of elections, government on Sunday cleared an ordinance making penal provisions more stringent.

Couple commits suicide within hours of marriage

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 16:49

A young couple allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison within hours of getting married at Bishanpur in Kishanganj district of Bihar, police said on Monday.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 21:40

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

Ajit Jogi opposes Janardan Dwivedi`s suggestion to end caste-based quotas

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 02:42

Congress leader Ajit Jogi on Wednesday strongly opposed party colleague Janardan Dwivedi`s controversial suggestion about ending caste-based quotas.

Congress snub to Dwivedi for suggestion on quota

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 21:51

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 20:44

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.

Cong`s suggestion of ending caste-based quota meets opposition

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 16:05

Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi`s remarks on ending caste-based reservation and going for quota on economic criteria created a stir on Wednesday with SP stoutly opposing the proposal and BJP and SAD questioning its timing.

Janardan Dwivedi wants end to reservation on caste lines

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 12:46

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 00:49

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.