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Centre Finds Caste Census Of Backward Classes Administratively Difficult, Tells SC

Sep 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In an affidavit filed in the apex court, the government has said that caste enumeration in Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 was “fraught” with mistakes and inaccuracies.

Caste Census Won’t Breed Casteism: Union Minister Athawale

Sep 24, 2021 Preetha Nair

'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


Bengal Assistance Scheme For Women: Govt Issues Record 8.5 Lakh Caste Certificates In 45 Days

This huge number of certificates were issued following a flood of applications triggered by the Bengal CM's scheme for monthly financial assistance to female heads of families, named Lakshmir Bhandar.

Oxfam: Only 25.9 Percent SC ST Households Have Access To Non-Shared Sanitation Facilities

Jul 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

'Data shows that 65.7 per cent of households belonging to the general category have access to improved, non-shared sanitation facilities, while only 25.9 per cent scheduled tribes households have improved, non-shared sanitation facilities,' the report said.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by BJP National President JP Nadda, party members and supporters on his arrival from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi interacts with the farmers and assures them of speedy redressal of their problems by the government, at Katar Singh Wala village in Bathinda.

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials during investigation after the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj, at Baghambari Gaddi Math in Prayagraj.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to supporters on his arrival from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi. BJP National President JP Nadda also seen.

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

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?

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A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu