Latest News on Rajputs
Showing of 0 - 10 from 36 results
Rajputs - Total results - 36
Apr 05, 2019
Travels in the Hindi belt: 'How bad can Rahul be, Modi hasn't set a very high standard,' say some young voters in BiharBihar is a state where caste identities probably matter more than the rest of India. The upper caste, Baniyas and Rajputs are firm with BJP, just as they have traditionally been. Yadavs and Muslims are more consolidated with the RJD and the Congress than they have ever been. The swing vote in Bihar is usually the non-Yadav Other Backward Class (OBCs) and the Economically Backward Class (EBCs).
Feb 02, 2019
The sameness of the ‘other’: India has an enduring Islamic legacy; confluence of art, culture make Muslims innate part of Indian historyAt a time when the fault lines are becoming starker, how corrosive and baffling it would be to define the boundaries of an accepted Indian-ness along lines of Hindu and Muslim otherness?
Jan 24, 2019
Congress propels Priyanka Gandhi to wean Brahmins away from BJP, woo Muslims to take chin off SP-BSP allianceThe Congress has certainly created a buzz through Priyanka and has its supporters in Uttar Pradesh jubilant. It certainly makes life difficult for the BJP, but could also have some unforeseen consequences for the SP-BSP alliance.
Jan 02, 2019
Only three castes may apply to join the President's Bodyguard, but army still alleges there's no caste biasGaurav Yadav, a resident of Rewari in Haryana, has moved the Delhi High Court challenging the recruitment process of the President's Body Guard (PBG)
Dec 10, 2018
Rajasthan Assembly Election: From raging agrarian crisis to cow lynchings, here are the key poll issues in focusAs Rajasthan continues to be plagued by a devastating agrarian crisis, drinking water shortage, unemployment, and community divide, it remains to be seen who the state votes into power.
Nov 26, 2018
Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha election: Changing caste equations upset Congress and BJP's plans in Barmer-Jaisalmer regionIf the mood for change prevails, Rajasthan may see a change in government, if not in names of villages like Baap, Chacha and Suwar.
Nov 05, 2018
In Indore district, BJP is engaged in caste arithmetic to engineer favourable sentiments across nine seatsThe challenge for the BJP ahead of the Madhya Pradesh elections is evident. It is going to be tough to accommodate leaders of all castes in Indore district's nine seats, all while ensuring that no rebel candidate surfaces.
Nov 02, 2018
Rajasthan polls: Despite Ajmer debacle in 2014, Sachin Pilot leads Vasundhara Raje, Ashok Gehlot in race to CM postEvery pre-poll survey in Rajasthan, where Assembly election is scheduled to be held on December 7, has indicated Sachin Pilot is the first choice of the electorate.
Oct 23, 2018
Former India pacers Zaheer Khan, RP Singh sign up for second season of T10 LeagueJoining Zaheer and Singh are Praveen Kumar, S Badrinath, and Reetinder Singh Sodhi, the organisers of the event said in a statement.
Oct 18, 2018
Maharana Pratap and Akbar: Despite lifelong enmity, the two adversaries had much in commonThe rivalry and conflict between Rajputs and Mughals, between Maharana Pratap and Emperor Akbar was not as tempestuous and bitter as it is made out to be today.