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.
08 May 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has restrained Kerala government from issuing ownership certificates to elephant owners.
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.
26 Feb 2016
Tehran: Iranians vote today in elections billed by the moderate President as vital to curbing conservative dominance in parliament and speeding up domestic reforms after a nuclear deal with world powers.
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’.
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.
02 Aug 2011
Clearing several pending proposals, Delhi government on Monday simplified the procedure of giving caste certificates, especially to the Balmiki community. In the meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, it was decided that government would empower the MPs and MLAs to verify important documents in this regard. They can hold inquiry at the local level only if the family of a Balmiki Community is applying for the caste certificate for the first time.
26 Jun 2011
The Delhi Police Crime Branch has busted an admission racket and arrested three people for selling fake caste certificates and helping at least 12 students get admission in top notch colleges.
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.
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.