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.

‘Caste panels giving certificates without enquiry’

The Bombay High Court has pulled up the caste scrutiny committees in Maharashtra for issuing caste validity certificates to applicants without holding any enquiry or recording any reasons.

Marry outside caste in Himachal, get Rs 75,000

To prompt young men and women to break the caste barrier, the cabinet headed by Chief Minister has enhanced the inter-caste marriage incentive from Rs 25,000 to Rs 75,000.

UK set to outlaw caste discrimination

Caste discrimination is to be outlawed in the UK, as the government on Tuesday took a U-turn after its policy was rejected by the House of Lords for a second time, bringing much cheer to about 400,000 Dailts in the country.

Society yet to reform itself over caste: Chidambaram

Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram said the society was yet to reform itself over caste, which had divided people since hundreds of years.

Dalit Panchayat President alleges discrimination

A Dalit President of a panchayat in the district has sought police action against his deputy and some councilors alleging discrimination by them on caste grounds.

Caste-based census starts in national capital

As the process of carrying out a
caste-based census kicked off in the capital on Monday, Delhi
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit backed the effort.

CPM for Communal Violence Bill sans caste factor

CPI(M) demanded that the proposed Communal Violence Bill should stick to its purpose and not include "other conflict interest" like caste factor.