It fulfils a long-standing demand by members of the displaced Bengali community settled mostly in Udham Singh Nagar district.
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.
The central government’s negative response to a caste-based census has angered its important constituents
The family of Vandana Katariya, who scored four goals during the Olympics, were at the receiving end of allegedly casteist slurs from few people
Call Prithviraj Chauhan a Gurjar king or face dire consequences, says top Gurjar leader
Three people have been arrested in connection with the case, police said
The status of women in their families is a key factor in maternal health, besides poverty, caste, education and nutrition
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.
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.
Is a pandemic even remotely sufficient to alter the machinations of untouchability and caste?
Yuvraj Singh has already apologised for his comment on Chahal during an Instagram chat with Rohit Sharma last year
While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the Indian judiciary.
Nearly 600 persons were penalised for displaying caste stickers on their vehicles across Noida and Greater Noida on Saturday, officials said.
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
Dharampal Diwakar, 25, died by suicide in UP after being thrashed by the two accused for plucking leaves from their mango tree
The transport department has launched the drive after instructions from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
Though the 19-year- old burns in front of our eyes, what's on that funeral pyre are the unkept promises of our Constitution.
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.
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.PTI Photo
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
Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?
There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.
A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.
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
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
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.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates