29 Sep 2015
Patna: In a bid to counter the 'Mandal' politics of the grand alliance in the Bihar Assembly polls, particularly Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's pitch for 'backward versus upper caste fight', the BJP is playing the backward castes card.
01 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Seeking to shift the blame on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for raking up caste issue in Bihar polls, JD(U) today said 'no one can review and remove' existing reservation policy till the caste system is prevalent in India and dared NDA government to call a special session of Parliament to discuss its eradication.
24 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar may refrain from invoking caste in the Bihar polls and choose to talk development, but getting the caste equation right seems to have been the principal factor in ticket distribution by the rival alliances.
30 Sep 2015
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav today said that his fight against poverty will go on and he will continue to provide help for the reservation of the backward classes.
02 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The Election Commission yesterday slapped a show cause notice on RJD chief Lalu Prasad, saying prima facie he had violated the model code of conduct by allegedly making casteist remarks in the run up to Bihar Assembly polls.
29 Sep 2015
Hajipur: An FIR was lodged against RJD president Lalu Prasad today for making allegedly casteist remarks as the Election Commission prima facie found them violative of the model of conduct for assembly elections in Bihar.
15 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The people of Bihar will vote above caste politics and on the issues of development and law and order in the upcoming assembly polls, an opinion poll said yesterday.
28 Aug 2015
Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court has issued notice to the state government over caste discrimination in the ancient Maheshwari Devi Temple in Shimla district.
01 Sep 2015
Patna: The ruling JD(U) in Bihar criticised RSS ideologue MG Vaidya's statement that caste-based reservation in government jobs and educational institutions should be abolished as caste was 'no more relevant'.
27 Aug 2015
New Delhi: JD-U slammed the BJP government for releasing the census data on population of religious communities instead of caste data alleging it was an attempt to create "religious polarisation" ahead of Bihar polls.