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RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav Demands For State Specific Caste Census

RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav Demands For State Specific Caste Census

13 January 2022

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

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

11 January 2022

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.


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

11 January 2022

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


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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11 January 2022
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.


11 January 2022
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.


11 January 2022
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.


11 January 2022
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.


10 January 2022
'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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10 January 2022
'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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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.

13 January 2022
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.

11 January 2022
Caste Census Won’t Breed Casteism: Union Minister Athawale

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 society, we are yet to see any positive result.', said Ramdas Athawale

09 January 2022
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 redistributive policies on a scientific basis.

11 January 2022
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