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Aug 23, 2017
Centre's decision to raise 'creamy layer' income cap in OBC category will empower poor, says Ram Vilas PaswanRam Vilas Paswan hailed the Centre's decision to raise the 'creamy layer' income cap in the OBC category as "historic" and said it was a step towards giving "more power to the poor".
Aug 21, 2017
SC seeks Centre's response on PIL seeking parity in quota for Dalit ChristiansIt has sought inclusion of Dalit Christians in the Scheduled Caste category for enabling them to get benefits of reservation under the Constitution.
Aug 21, 2017
Supreme Court to seek suggestions from NGO, khap panchayats to reduce honour killing incidentsThe Supreme Court Monday sought suggestions from an NGO, an amicus curiae, and Khap Panchayats on ways to prevent harassment and killing of young couples in the name of family honour for inter-caste or intra-clan (gotra) marriages
Aug 19, 2017
Madhya Pradesh assembly polls: Amit Shah pulls up BJP state unit for lack of grassroots level organisationAmit Shah said with barely a few months left for the Madhya Pradesh assembly polls, it is essential that the party builds itself at the grassroots
Aug 15, 2017
Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation groundsA lack of burial and cremation grounds in rural Maharashtra especially Marathwada region shows that there's no respite for Dalits, Muslims, and other marginalised communities even in death
Aug 13, 2017
Casteism is the biggest impediment to success of Swachh Bharat Mission, say scholars Dean Spears, Diane CoffeyWhy are children in India shorter than children from other countries even those poorer than India? It was the urge to solve some of India’s development puzzles like this one that drew American scholars Dean Spears and Diane Coffey to India in 2009.
Aug 10, 2017
Maratha Kranti Morcha: India needs to move to reservations based on income instead of communityThe Maratha Kranti Morcha on Wednesday brought Mumbai to a standstill. Over three lakh Marathas thronged South Mumbai.
Aug 01, 2017
Jharkhand Cabinet approves bill which aims to ban religious conversion in stateThe Jharkhand Cabinet on Tuesday gave its approval to the Jharkhand Religious Independence Bill 2017, which aims to ban religious conversion in the state.
Jul 30, 2017
Nitish Kumar's Mahagathbandhan exit likely to alienate Pasmanda Muslims in BiharAli Anwar’s revolt against Nitish Kumar’s recent somersault has raised fresh questions about the direction Pasmanda (backward) Muslim politics will take.
Jul 28, 2017
Bhim Army claims dalit outfit founder Chandrashekhar attacked inside jail, seeks fair probeBhim Army gheraoed the office of the district magistrate alleging that the dalit outfit's founder Chandrasekhar was assaulted inside a jail