Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 00:05
The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday ruled that reservation benefits for underprivileged classes cannot be denied if a person is married in upper caste.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 20:37
Narendra Modi belongs to an upper caste but has "manipulated" OBC status for political gains, Congress said today seeking to "expose" the BJP`s PM candidate ahead of his crucial Lok Sabha election from Varanasi.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 18:50
A Dalit woman was allegedly beaten up by members of upper caste for drawing potable water from a government-dug deep tube well in their area at a village in Odisha`s Kendrapara district, police said.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 19:05
With an eye on upper caste vote bank, BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday announced names of 36 candidates for Lok Sabha polls, 18 of whom are Brahmins.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 14:43
Shivanand Tiwary flayed JD(U)-BJP government in Bihar for constituting an Upper Caste Commission.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 16:53
A tribal woman allegedly set herself on fire following harassment by upper caste youths at Semra Leharia village.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 23:19
The Allahabad HC directed the Uttar Pradesh government and the Centre to consider a representation for constitution of an Upper Caste Commission.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 16, 2012, 22:26
In a shocking case of
caste-related violence, a man of an upper caste
almost chopped off an arm of a Dalit youth as he drank water
from his pitcher.
Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012, 19:44
The attack was a result of a domestic quarrel, as the woman`s son had eloped with a girl belonging the family of the
Last Updated: Sunday, September 18, 2011, 23:52
Mayawati`s move comes just months ahead of the 2012 state assembly elections.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 17:20
Oppn parties, as a part of a pol conspiracy, branded BSP as being opposed to the upper castes though it was not the case, UP CM Mayawati, said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 18:47
Former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra on Wednesday suggested that the ruling NDA should promise reservation for poor among the upper caste and minorities thereby utilising 9% of the quota previously
earmarked for tribals in Bihar.
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