20 Mar 2015
Jalandhar: Untouchability and discrimination on the basis of caste are still rampant in India and are hurdles towards the country's development, RSS said even as it called for primary education to be imparted in a child's mother tongue.
15 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Government proposes to introduce Priority Sector Lending Certificates (PSLCs), on the lines of carbon credit trading, wherein banks can earn premium for exceeding targets.
17 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Instead of caste-centric method to decide backwardness, the state should evolve new ways to find out a deserving class, like transgenders, for giving quota benefits, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said.
17 Mar 2015
Chandigarh: Students belonging to Scheduled Castes in Haryana would get tablets free of cost from the state government to get technical education, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced on Monday.
10 Mar 2015
Madurai: Madras High Court bench here on Monday ordered issue of notice to state government officials on a PIL seeking to implement the Tamil Nadu Government Order to remove the "caste suffix" from the names of the streets and towns, passed 37 seven years ago.
09 Mar 2015
Lucknow: Lok Janshakti Party MP and national president of 'Dalit Sena' Ramchandra Paswan on Sunday said the wave of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not work at large in the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections.
27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday held that a person can be accorded Scheduled Caste (SC) status on his re-conversion to Hinduism if he is accepted by fellow caste men and proves that either he or his forefathers previously belonged to that caste before embracing another religion.
17 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Breaking his silence on the recent church attacks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his government will not allow any religious group to incite hatred and will strongly act against any religious violence.
07 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was among the high-profile people who turned up early to vote for the Delhi Assembly elections in which his party is facing a herculean task as the contest is seen confined largely between AAP and BJP.
14 Feb 2015
Patna: Going ahead with his efforts to shower largesse, Bihar Cabinet on Saturday approved a politically sensitive proposal of including the Paswan caste in the 'Mahadalit' category.