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Over 33,000 caste claims rejected since 1995, govt tells HC

Jul 29, 2014

Over 33,000 caste claims rejected since 1995, govt tells HC

In an affidavit, D D Mayee, Joint Commissioner and Vice Chairman of caste scrutiny committee, Pune, said the government had rejected 33,253 certificates since 1995. #India #NewsTracker #Bombay High Court #Caste certificates
Haryanas crisis Bridegrooms all decked up, but no one to marry

Jul 20, 2014

Haryanas crisis Bridegrooms all decked up, but no one to marry

The state with the dubious distinction of the worst sex ratio in the country is now facing a crisis finding matches for its `gabru jawans (boys of marriageable age), who have no choice but to look for brides outside the state. #Sex Ratio #India #ConnectTheDots #Caste #Haryana #Women #Female feoticide #Girl child #Jats #Brides #Bridegrooms
Now, Arundhati Roy wants 'casteist' Gandhi's name erased from institutions

Jul 19, 2014

Now, Arundhati Roy wants 'casteist' Gandhi's name erased from institutions

Booker winner Arundhati Roy is at is again. This time she wants Gandhi's name removed from the institutions named after him. #India #Arundhati Roy #Mahatma Gandhi #Caste #Hindu #Babasaheb Ambedkar #Muslim #In My Opinion #Nathuram Godse #Idealism
Quotas for Marathas, Muslims: Cong-NCP engineer a 73% travesty in Maha

Jul 17, 2014

Quotas for Marathas, Muslims: Cong-NCP engineer a 73% travesty in Maha

In one stroke, the State govt has overturned the philosophy of affirmative action, subverted the Constitution, extended the quota system to the private sector, and upset the fine balance that India's courts have struck #ThatsJustWrong #Congress #BJP #Reservation #OBC #Quotas #NCP #Muslim #Constitution #Upper caste #ST #lower caste #Maratha #Rane report
The BJP argument against Muslim reservation is false

Jul 03, 2014

The BJP argument against Muslim reservation is false

Originally, the Scheduled Caste reservations were restricted to only Hindus. The Para 3 of the Constitution (SC ) Order 1950 clearly stated that nobody other than Hindus would be eligible. #Politics #India #BJP #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Scheduled Caste #Muslim reservation

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What Manmohan Singh won't say on Independence Day

Aug 13, 2012

What Manmohan Singh won't say on Independence Day

The Prime Minister is not known for speaking his mind. But if he decided to break protocol and address the nation on Independence Day, here's what he might be expected to say. #OnOurMind #India #Manmohan Singh #Prime Minister #Caste #Dowry
Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Jul 08, 2012

Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

India's democracy functions because of caste. The basis of voting is not issues or ideology - is Pakistan the same? #India #Congress #Pakistan #InMyOpinion #Imran Khan #Caste #Zardari #Identity Politics #Pakistan elections 2013

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Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Jul 30, 2014

Allison Williams cast as Peter Pan

NBC has picked its Peter Pan: "Girls" star Allison Williams. The network announced Wednesday that Williams will play the boy who refused to grow up in NBC's new staging of "Peter Pan Live!...
Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Jul 29, 2014

'OUAT' casts Prince Hans and a troll from 'Frozen'

Potential new show title: 'Frozen, But With Real People and Some Other Fairy Tale Characters'             Related Stories 'Game of Thrones' book fans have a whole new reason to be upset with the show Ian Ziering shares method for cleaning off 'Sharkn...
Do Pakistanis vote like Indians?

Jul 30, 2014

Sigourney Weaver talks 'Alien: Isolation,' hints at 'Alien 5'

Sega recently announced that the cast of Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic “Alien,” including Sigourney Weaver, will feature in an upcoming video game based on the movie -- “Alien: Isolation.” FoxNews.com was given the opportunity to talk to Weaver about r... #Ridley Scott #Sigourney Weaver
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