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Sep 17, 2017
Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale says reservation should be extended to uppers castesRamdas Athawale said reservations in jobs should go up from the present 49.5 percent to 75 percent on economic criteria and higher castes must also benefit
Sep 17, 2017
Delhi court discharges Congress politician of casteist slur charge during 2012 MCD electionsA woman candidate of Congress, accused of allegedly hurling casteist slur at a voter during MCD elections in 2012, has been discharged by a court New Delhi
Sep 12, 2017
DUSU elections 2017: Left wing's hopes of repeating JNUSU poll results seem to be far-fetchedA close scrutiny into the prevailing political culture in Delhi University shows that the terrain there is quite unfriendly for the Left.
Sep 08, 2017
IMD scientist Medha Vinayak Khole files complaint against cook in Pune for lying about her casteIMD scientist Dr Medha Vinayak Khole in Pune alleged that a woman named Nirmala Kulkarni had approached her for the job and said she was a Brahmin and married.
Sep 06, 2017
Anitha suicide: Death of innocence busts NEET myth as the great leveller of India's medical educationIn quiet death, Anitha has left us with a deafening indictment of caste, education, and what it means to be a nation.
Sep 04, 2017
Anitha suicide: Compensating her kin a crude gesture, Tamil Nadu govt needs to throw students a lifelineAnitha's suicide is deeply disturbing. The needless death of this young, talented girl leaves one numb. It is obvious that the 17-year-old was pushed into taking this extreme step. A girl who aspired to save lives ended up choosing death.
Sep 03, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: Virendra Kumar's elevation aims to bring caste balance in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Assembly pollsVirendra Kumar's elevation as a minister of state in the Cabinet reshuffle aims to bring a caste and regional balance in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh ahead of 2018 Assembly polls
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