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Uttar Pradesh: Woman's body taken off funeral pyre after Thakur community objects her caste

Uttar Pradesh: Woman's body taken off funeral pyre after Thakur community objects her caste

The body of a 26-year-old Nat community was taken off a funeral pyre midway after the Thakurs from the village, located near Agra, object...Read More

Peak Male Entitlement: This upper-caste dude wants a 'rich & working girl' despite being unemployed

Peak Male Entitlement: This upper-caste dude wants a 'rich & working girl' despite being unemployed

In a country like India, caste is a still a major factor, especially when it comes to marriage but this does not come off as a surprise a...Read More

Congress, NCP course correction on caste, regional imbalance

Congress, NCP course correction on caste, regional imbalance

When Congress and NCP ruled for 15 years, the main contention against the government was it was a 'western Maharashtra-dominated' governm...Read More

Government to focus on smaller castes

Government to focus on smaller castes

Before the formation of Maharashtra, the Naabhik community in Vidarbha region was in Scheduled Caste list of then Central Province and Be...Read More

Ajit Jogi booked after panel rejects tribal status; son cries foul

Ajit Jogi booked after panel rejects tribal status; son cries foul

A high-level caste scrutiny committee set up by the state government had last week dismissed Ajit Jogi's claim of belonging to a Schedule...Read More

Pune: Architect alleges doctor molested her as she was from lower caste, complaint filed

Pune: Architect alleges doctor molested her as she was from lower caste, complaint filed

The incident came to light on Saturday when the woman and her father approached Khadak police and lodged an FIR against Dr Amit Gandhi (40).

Uttar Pradesh: Caste intensifies water pain in Bundelkhand

Uttar Pradesh: Caste intensifies water pain in Bundelkhand

Water woes have been further compounded by the caste woes emerging in the times of water scarcity

UP bypolls: Where the die is 'caste'

UP bypolls: Where the die is 'caste'

The move is likely to give the BJP an edge in the upcoming assembly bypolls in 12 constituencies in the state in the wake of several MLA.

Arun Jaitley slams Opposition for questioning Narendra Modi’s caste, says PM has never done caste politics

Arun Jaitley slams Opposition for questioning Narendra Modi’s caste, says PM has never done caste politics

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday slammed Opposition leaders for questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s caste,...Read More

Don’t know PM Modi’s caste, Congress fighting polls on development plank: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Don’t know PM Modi’s caste, Congress fighting polls on development plank: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Bahraich/Amethi (UP): A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi targeted the opposition over “politics of caste”, Congress leader Priyanka...Read More

Caste is not religion: Bombay High Court

Caste is not religion: Bombay High Court

Mumbai: Caste is not equivalent to religion and people who cite their religion as their castes cannot be given any benefit of reservation...Read More

I will thrash those who talk about caste, says Nitin Gadkari

I will thrash those who talk about caste, says Nitin Gadkari

Pune: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said he will thrash those who talk about caste. Addressing a gathering at a programme in Pim...Read More

If a hand touches a Hindu girl, then that hand should not exist: Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde

If a hand touches a Hindu girl, then that hand should not exist: Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde

Kodagu (Karnataka): Union Minister of State Anant Kumar Hegde on Sunday courted a fresh controversy by saying that “if a Hindu girl is to...Read More

India does not belong to any particular religion, caste or language: Nitin Gadkari

India does not belong to any particular religion, caste or language: Nitin Gadkari

Nagpur: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said this country does not belong to any particular religion, caste, or language. Addressi...Read More

Lord Hanuman not a tribal but Jain: Priest

Lord Hanuman not a tribal but Jain: Priest

With religious figures being given a caste tag by political parties — for their own good reasons — communities too are eyeing the icons, ...Read More

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Polls 2018: Time to tread cautiously

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Polls 2018: Time to tread cautiously

Indore: When it comes to experienced professionals and seniors, voting plays an essential role with a hope of bringing in a government th...Read More

We are divided perhaps more than ever along lines of caste, religion, says Justice Ranjan Gogoi

We are divided perhaps more than ever along lines of caste, religion, says Justice Ranjan Gogoi

New Delhi: CJI-designate Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said people are divided “more than ever” along the lines of caste, religion and ideology ...Read More

Religion makes a mockery of gender neutrality

Religion makes a mockery of gender neutrality

Man created God in his own image to subjugate women and others whom he classified as inferior. He stratified society into castes and clas...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: Candidates appearing for constable’s post marked with caste on their chest

Madhya Pradesh: Candidates appearing for constable’s post marked with caste on their chest

Dhar: There is another obnoxious story from MP – this time of caste profiling. Several candidates appearing for a medical test for consta...Read More

Is Sharad Pawar fishing in choppy caste waters?

Is Sharad Pawar fishing in choppy caste waters?

Mumbai: The BJP brass held a closed-door meeting to assess the Bhima-Koregaon riots and the successful bandh called by various Dalit grou...Read More

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