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SECC 2011: Why we are headed for Mandal 2 and more quotas before 2019

Jul 17, 2015

SECC 2011: Why we are headed for Mandal 2 and more quotas before 2019

The vociferous demands for the release of caste data from the 2011 census shows that the OBC population may report a spike, empowering OBC politicians to demand more quotas. We are headed for Mandal 2 #Nitish Kumar #NDA #Mandal Commission #Lalu Prasad #Niti Aayog #Socio-Economic & Caste Census 2011
How much of urban India is poor? Latest estimate puts it at more than one in three persons

Jul 17, 2015

How much of urban India is poor? Latest estimate puts it at more than one in three persons

According to unreleased data from the SECC reported in The Indian Express on Friday, about 35 percent of urban Indian households live below the poverty line. #NewsTracker #Below Poverty Line #Socio Economic Caste Census #Hashim committee
NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Panagariya to head govt panel to collate caste count

Jul 16, 2015

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Panagariya to head govt panel to collate caste count

Amid a controversy over not releasing of caste census data, the government on Thursday set up an expert group headed by NITI Ayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya to collate caste count even as it blamed the states for not being able to complete the consolidation of different categories. #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Arving Panagariya #Niti Aayog #Caste Count Census
In Bihar, no caste safety net for politicians: Nitish and Lalu need to rework their strategies

Jul 15, 2015

In Bihar, no caste safety net for politicians: Nitish and Lalu need to rework their strategies

A spate of recent political developments in Bihar indicates that any party or leader cannot rely on any caste as they used to be earlier. #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Nitish Kumar #RJD #JD(U) #Bihar Polls #Ran Vilas Paswan #Caste Groups #Caste in Bihar
Jaitley hopeful of GST bill passage in upcoming Parliament session

Jul 09, 2015

Jaitley hopeful of GST bill passage in upcoming Parliament session

The GST Bill has been passed in Lok Sabha and is being currently scrutinised by a select committee of Rajya Sabha, the upper House of Parliament. The ruling party does not enjoy majority in the House. #Economy #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #GST #Monsoon session #Socio Economic Caste Census #Lalit Modi controversy #Vyapam scandal
Nitish, Lalu, Manjhi demand immediate publication of caste-based census data

Jul 07, 2015

Nitish, Lalu, Manjhi demand immediate publication of caste-based census data

The Centre's decision to withhold caste-based census data has created a political row in Bihar with Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav demanding its publication. #Politics #India #BJP #NewsTracker #bIhar #Nitish Kumar #Lalu Prasad Yadav #NDA #RJD #JD(U) #Bihar CM #JItan Ram Manjhi #caste-based census data
Lalu Prasad terms NDA govt 'anti-poor', demands release of caste-based census figures

Jul 06, 2015

Lalu Prasad terms NDA govt 'anti-poor', demands release of caste-based census figures

RJD president Lalu Prasad on Sunday demanded the release of caste census figures for Bihar and said he will take up the cause with a march to the Raj Bhawan #NewsTracker #Lalu Prasad Yadav #Patna #NDA Government #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #caste based census figures
Centre not releasing Bihar census figures under planned conspiracy, claims Lalu

Jul 05, 2015

Centre not releasing Bihar census figures under planned conspiracy, claims Lalu

RJD president Lalu Prasad on Sunday demanded the release of caste census figures for Bihar and said he will take up the cause with a march to the Raj Bhawan (Governor's House) in Patna on 13 July. #TheySaidIt #bIhar #Centre #Census #Lalu #Bihar caste census
Socio economic survey: Three-fourth of rural India's highest income below Rs 5,000

Jul 04, 2015

Socio economic survey: Three-fourth of rural India's highest income below Rs 5,000

As much as 0.0084 percent of the total population surveyed have identified themselves as transgenders. #NewsTracker #Transgender #Manual scavenging #rural income #socio economic and caste census 2011