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Yogi’s ‘quota in quota’ may split dalits, OBCs

At present, there is 27 per cent reservation for OBCs and a majority of the benefits under this are taken by Yadavs.

23 Mar 2018 2:56 AM

Smart move by Congress in Karnataka on poll-eve?

In recommending that the Centre accord religious minority status to the politically powerful Lingayat community in Karnataka.

21 Mar 2018 12:40 AM

Milind Ekbote arrested after Supreme Court rejects bail plea

The right-wing leader was booked for inciting violence.

15 Mar 2018 6:37 AM

Rajasthan: Dalit youth's burnt body found days after friend killed on Holi

This is the third murder of a Dalit in the last four days.

07 Mar 2018 1:48 PM

With eye on 2019, Mayawati to woo youth, ‘Sarvjan’

In another significant move, the BSP president has asked party coordinators to include maximum number of youth leaders in the organisation.

25 Feb 2018 1:18 AM


Sharad Pawar always supported caste politics: Saamana

Dalits and adivasis should be given reservation, there is no problem with it... People of other castes are holding rallies for reservation.

24 Feb 2018 5:51 AM

Religion is ‘personal’; don’t mix it with politics: Venkaiah Naidu

In socio-economic context of pre-Independence India, removal of barriers to social integration of Dalits was a big challenge, Naidu said.

17 Feb 2018 2:35 PM

Prakash Ambedkar rejects Athawale’s offer for unity

Prakash Ambedkar has stated that he does not need a reserved constituency to win the election.

04 Feb 2018 6:57 AM

BJP, Congress head for a tough Karnataka contest

At present the Congress holds 129 seats, BJP 44, and Janata Dal (Secular) 39 seats in the 229-member Assembly.

22 Jan 2018 1:17 AM

UP: Man thrashed, forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'; Dalits threaten protests

Vipin Kumar (22) was allegedly beaten up brutally by four activists of the Vahini in Kalanpur village in Muzaffarnagar on Monday.

17 Jan 2018 1:44 PM


The solution: Robo scavenging

A group of youngsters troubled by the deaths of manual scavengers have found a unique solution to the problem.

16 Jan 2018 12:20 AM

Pune police nab 28 more after January 1 violence

During the violence, Rahul Fantangale (28) was killed near Sanaswadi.

10 Jan 2018 12:51 AM

Caste factor resurfaces, but has limitations too

The Peshwas were not a major power at the beginning of the 19th century. Their glory ended with the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761.

09 Jan 2018 12:36 AM

Communal politics may create 'many Hafiz Saeeds' among Hindus: Dalit leader

Prakash Ambedkar says that the new order, in the name of religion, that is coming into existence is like Hitler-shahi (Hitler's rule).

06 Jan 2018 10:53 AM

Dalit vote consolidation may worry BJP

The Dalits had voted for the BJP in large numbers, breaking away from the traditional Congress-NCP fold.

06 Jan 2018 4:35 AM


BJP trying mischievous stunts to stay in power: Mamata Banerjee

Afrazul, a labourer from Malda district, was recently allegedly hacked and burnt to death in Rajasthan.

15 Dec 2017 12:51 AM

Don't make 'hollow statements': Mayawati on Nitish Kumar's remark on private sector quota

Mayawati also demanded quota in promotions by amending the Constitution.

07 Nov 2017 7:38 PM

Gujarat: Dalit man assaulted, killed by upper caste men for attending garba

Police said trouble started when a person made derogatory remarks about their caste as they were not supposed to watch garba.

02 Oct 2017 8:51 AM

A casteist reality check

The constitution says that untouchability is abolished and this is a blatant disregard of that fact: Alok Prasanna Kumar

10 Sep 2017 12:14 AM

Denounce attacks on Muslims, Dalits: Army veterans write to PM

In an open letter to Narendra Modi, 114 veterans of Army also condemned clampdowns on free speech.

31 Jul 2017 11:12 AM