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RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav Demands For State Specific Caste Census

RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav Demands For State Specific Caste Census

Union minister Nityanand Rai reiterated in the Rajya Sabha session that the census schedule will not include castes other than the SCs and STs.

01 December 2021
India Needs A Caste Census To Know Where The Marginalised Stand In The Development Index

India Needs A Caste Census To Know Where The Marginalised Stand In The Development Index

The aim of a caste census is not to know the numerical strength of a caste. Rather, it would reveal social inequalities for possible remedial measures.

04 November 2021

Caste Census Won’t Breed Casteism: Union Minister Athawale

'Atrocities are still happening against backward communities. Though there have been government interventions to end caste- based discriminations from the...

Policymakers Must Consider The Many Upsides Of Caste Census

Policymakers Must Consider The Many Upsides Of Caste Census

A comprehensive count can be helpful in deciding categorical revisions and inclusion/exclusion of castes/communities in deciding reservations and...

04 November 2021

Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

From allies like JD(U), Apna Dal and Republican Party of India to opposition parties including RJD, Samajwadi Party, BSP and the Congress demand a caste...

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24 September 2021
Cycle Of Life: Nitish Kumar Shows How To Win Over Women And Win Elections

Cycle Of Life: Nitish Kumar Shows How To Win Over Women And Win Elections

The humble bicycle has become the abiding image of Bihar CM’s efforts to give women the power to carve their own paths in elections.


26 September 2021
Casteing Gender At The Ballot Box

Casteing Gender At The Ballot Box

The emergence of vote banks in some states may not presage a new paradigm, especially in states as riven with caste as UP.


24 September 2021
In Search Of Individual Caste Identity, Dalits Are No Longer One Cohesive Vote Bank

In Search Of Individual Caste Identity, Dalits Are No Longer One Cohesive Vote Bank

Political parties look for alternate social engineering to woo voters in changed scenario.


04 November 2021
There Is A Method To The Madness In Opposition’s Demand For A Caste Census

There Is A Method To The Madness In Opposition’s Demand For A Caste Census

Non-BJP parties hoping to stall the massive shift of OBCs towards the Hindutva brigade. But there are gains too for the BJP if it plays its cards well.


24 August 2021
'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

'We are with the NDA and its unanimous candidate is Mr. Modi. We are very comfortable in the NDA alliance and there is no question of joining forces with the...


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24 August 2021
'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

'We Are Firmly With The NDA, No Question Of Joining Opposition': JD(U)

'We are with the NDA and its unanimous candidate is Mr. Modi. We are very comfortable in the NDA alliance and there is no question of joining forces with the...


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