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'.
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.
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.
28 Jul 2015
Patna: About 3,000 school teachers in Bihar, who allegedly used fake degree certificates to get jobs, have resigned till date apprehending legal action.
29 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Dismissing suggestions that caste census report was not released to 'hide truth', government today said more than 8.19 crore errors were detected in the data of which 1.45 crore faults continue to exist.
18 Jul 2015
Patna: Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday said a person belonging to the upper caste cannot become Bihar Chief Minister after the upcoming assembly polls in the state.
14 Jul 2015
Patna: A day after leading a protest march through the state capital, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday called for a Bihar bandh (shutdown) on July 27 to protest the withholding of caste-based census data by the central government.
27 Jul 2015
Patna: RJD President Lalu Prasad and several of his supporters were today arrested here while trying to enforce the day-long Bihar bandh called by his party as the shutdown adversely affected life across the state.
27 Jun 2015
Patna: Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), an ally of BJP in NDA alliance, today said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was "targetting" people of a particular caste since the arrest of JD(U) MLA Anant Singh.
07 Jul 2015
Patna: The Centre's decision to withhold caste-based census data has created a political row in poll-bound Bihar with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Yadav demanding its immediate publication.