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Dalit woman draws water from well in upper caste area, thrashed on Odisha

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.

Mayawati woos upper castes ahead of LS polls

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.

Upper castes poor should not get any quota: JD(U)

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 14:43

Shivanand Tiwary flayed JD(U)-BJP government in Bihar for constituting an Upper Caste Commission.

Harassed by upper caste youths, tribal woman kills self in MP

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.

Centre told to mull setting up Upper Caste Commission

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.

Dalit attacked for drinking water from pitcher

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.

Dalit woman case: 5 arrested; sent to custody

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 upper caste.

Mayawati seeks reservation for upper caste poor

Last Updated: Sunday, September 18, 2011, 23:52

Mayawati`s move comes just months ahead of the 2012 state assembly elections.

‘Oppn trying to project BSP as anti-upper caste’

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.

NDA should promise quota for upper caste, minorities: Mishra

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.

BJP flays Lalu for his remarks against upper caste

Last Updated: Monday, August 30, 2010, 21:22

The BJP today flayed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad for his remarks that no upper caste leader can become Bihar Chief Minister given the success of his social justice agenda during 15 years of his party`s rule in the state.

No upper caste leader can become Bihar CM again: Lalu

Last Updated: Sunday, August 29, 2010, 19:47

Claiming to have been the catalyst for social justice in Bihar, RJD president Lalu Prasad today said no leader from forward communities could dream of becoming the Chief Minister of the state in future.