08 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Central and state government employees may face disciplinary action for defaulting in timely verification of caste certificates issued to SC or ST category people, as per the new guidelines being finalised by the Centre.
15 Dec 2015
New Delhi: There is no proposal to mention the caste of children in birth certificate, Lok Sabha was informed today. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, however, said entries in birth and death registers are public documents and are admissible as evidence under Section 35 of the Indian Evidence Act 1872.
19 Aug 2012
The Chhattisgarh government has been left embarrassed after discovering that hundreds of thousands of caste certificates which it has issued to tribals were invalid.
15 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Expressing confidence that a huge section of Bihar voters, cutting across caste lines, would vote for a change, BJP general secretary Anil Jain today alleged that to get minorities' vote rival parties were trying to make them feel insecure.
03 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was today adjourned for half an hour after the house witnessed an uproar over former Congress minister Kumari Selja's remark that she was asked about her caste at a temple in Gujarat.
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.
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.
02 May 2011
In a bid to provide better facilities to students and revolutionise the education system in the state, Himachal Pradesh government has decided to provide educational and caste certificates of students at ‘Lok Mitra Kendra’.
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.
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.