Cannot deny quota if person is married in upper caste: HC

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.

Modi belongs to upper caste, manipulated OBC status: Congress

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.

Girl stripped, tonsured for marrying upper caste boy in Thane

In yet another shameful incident, a 19-year-old girl was allegedly stripped, beaten up and her head tonsured by her in-laws for marrying their son in Thane.

Mayawati woos upper castes ahead of LS polls

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.

Dalit attacked for drinking water from pitcher

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

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.

NDA should promise quota for upper caste, minorities: Mishra

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

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

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.

`No reservation for child if father from upper caste`

The Gujarat High Court has ruled that
a child born out of wedlock between a man from upper caste
and a woman belonging to Scheduled Tribe is not eligible for
the benefit of reservation.