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Dalit woman’s body taken off funeral pyre by upper caste group in Agra; police probes incident
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Dalit woman’s body taken off funeral pyre by upper caste group in Agra; police probes incident

BSP chief Mayawati slammed the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government and demanded a high-level inquiry into the incident.

Pre-teens in UP village boycott mid day meal prepared by ‘lower’ caste cook; school throws food after protests
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Pre-teens in UP village boycott mid day meal prepared by ‘lower’ caste cook; school throws food after protests

Students of a primary school in an Uttar Pradesh village refused to have mid day meal on Friday as they couldn't stomach the fact that it was prepared by a woman from a Scheduled Caste

BJP faces vote-bank dilemma: Appease upper caste or woo dominant class?
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BJP faces vote-bank dilemma: Appease upper caste or woo dominant class?

BJP has to decide whose support it values the most – the upper castes or the dominant castes as there will be a clash between the two over reservation

Reservation row: Marathas not a backward community, petitioners tell HC
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Reservation row: Marathas not a backward community, petitioners tell HC

The Congress-NCP government, which is facing Assembly elections next month, earlier this year took the decision to provide 16 percent reservations for Marathas and five percent for the Muslims.

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

Modi hits back at Priyanka, says he's being targeted due to low caste
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Modi hits back at Priyanka, says he's being targeted due to low caste

The BJP strongman had yesterday taken on the Gandhis at their home turf Amethi,