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Uttarakhand Plans To drop ‘East Pakistan’ Term From Caste Certificates Of Bengali Migrants

Aug 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

It fulfils a long-standing demand by members of the displaced Bengali community settled mostly in Udham Singh Nagar district.

As Politics Over OBCs Hots Up In Odisha, BJD Seeks Law To End 50% Cap On Reservation

Aug 12, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

Odisha is among the few states which are yet to accord 27% reservation to OBCs because of the 50% cap imposed by the apex court in the Indra Sawhney case.

‘Rajnath Singh Promised Caste Census In 2018, Why Backtrack Now?' NDA Allies Up The Ante

The central government’s negative response to a caste-based census has angered its important constituents

Rani Rampal Condemns Alleged Casteist Slurs Hurled At Vandana Katariya's Family, Says 'It Is So Shameful'

Aug 07, 2021 PTI

The family of Vandana Katariya, who scored four goals during the Olympics, were at the receiving end of allegedly casteist slurs from few people

Top Gurjar Leader Issues Threat To Akshay Kumar Over Movie ‘Prithviraj’

Call Prithviraj Chauhan a Gurjar king or face dire consequences, says top Gurjar leader

25 May, 2021

Gujarat Caste Violence: Dalit Man Attacked For ‘Sporting A Long Moustache’

Outlook Web Bureau

Three people have been arrested in connection with the case, police said

13 April, 2021

Covid-19 Hits Maternal Care, Underlines Gender Divide

Poonam Muttreja

The status of women in their families is a key factor in maternal health, besides poverty, caste, education and nutrition

20 March, 2021

Maratha Quota Case: Where Is Equality If There Is No Limit To Reservations, Asks SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC made the observation while hearing pleas challenging the Bombay HC verdict which upheld the grant of quota to Marathas in admissions and government jobs in Maharashtra.

17 March, 2021

17-Year-Old Dalit Girl Raped In UP's Fatehpur, Forced To Change Religion

Outlook Web Bureau

23-year-old Raju Ansari took the 17-year-old girl to his residence in the Lalauli police station area of the district on Friday night and allegedly raped her.

19 February, 2021

Did Social Distancing Legitimise Untouchability?

Sanket Khati

Is a pandemic even remotely sufficient to alter the machinations of untouchability and caste?

15 February, 2021

Yuvraj Singh Vs Yuzvendra Chahal: Dalit Activist Wants Cricket World Cup Star Arrested For Casteist Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

Yuvraj Singh has already apologised for his comment on Chahal during an Instagram chat with Rohit Sharma last year

12 January, 2021

Are Our Courts Upholding Constitutional Justice Or Justice Of Manusmriti? Asks Meena Kandasamy

Intifada P Basheer

While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the Indian judiciary.

10 January, 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Caste Stickers Land 600 Vehicle Owners In Trouble

Outlook Web Bureau

Nearly 600 persons were penalised for displaying caste stickers on their vehicles across Noida and Greater Noida on Saturday, officials said.

06 January, 2021

Roadside Vendor Arrested In UP For Selling Shoes Having ‘Casteist’ Word On Sole


The vendor, Nasir, was booked following a complaint by a local resident, Vishal Chauhan, that the shoes being sold by him had the word 'Thakur' written on it

31 December, 2020

Dalit Man Beaten For 'Plucking Leaves', Kills Himself; 2 Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

Dharampal Diwakar, 25, died by suicide in UP after being thrashed by the two accused for plucking leaves from their mango tree

29 December, 2020

No More Yadav, Jat, Gurjar: UP Transport Department To Seize Vehicles With 'Caste' Stickers

Outlook Web Bureau

The transport department has launched the drive after instructions from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

01 October, 2020

Hathras Rape: A Caste Continuum

Dipsita Dhar

Though the 19-year- old burns in front of our eyes, what's on that funeral pyre are the unkept promises of our Constitution.

26 August, 2020

Indian Matchmaking Is Game Of Compromise Where Patriarchy Holds Sway

L N Venkataraman

In India, marriage does not bind two individuals; it is an affair between two families often with the same social class and caste factors. Hence, finding a life partner is like an ordering from a menu intersected across social stereotypes.

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West Bengal Government school teachers after offering prayers at the historic Kalighat Kali temple for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's win in Bhabanipur by-poll, in Kolkata.

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All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) MLAs sit in a silent protest in front of B.R Ambedkar statue at Secretariat, against the inhumane eviction and killing of innocent people by state police force in Assam eviction...

PTI Photo

Actor Raza Murad addresses at a press conference ahead of his role as 'Kumbhakaran' in Ramleela act, in Noida.

PTI Photo

Police personnel use water cannon on the members of Chandigarh Pradesh Congress Committee, during a dharna and protest against anti-people policies in Chandigarh.

PTI Photo

Relatives of Jitender Gogi, wait for his body at mortuary of Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, a day after the shooting incident, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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?


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

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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


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


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