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
In recommending that the Centre accord religious minority status to the politically powerful Lingayat community in Karnataka.
21 Mar 2018 12:40 AM
The right-wing leader was booked for inciting violence.
15 Mar 2018 6:37 AM
This is the third murder of a Dalit in the last four days.
07 Mar 2018 1:48 PM
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
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
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 has stated that he does not need a reserved constituency to win the election.
04 Feb 2018 6:57 AM
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
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
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
During the violence, Rahul Fantangale (28) was killed near Sanaswadi.
10 Jan 2018 12:51 AM
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
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
The Dalits had voted for the BJP in large numbers, breaking away from the traditional Congress-NCP fold.
06 Jan 2018 4:35 AM
Afrazul, a labourer from Malda district, was recently allegedly hacked and burnt to death in Rajasthan.
15 Dec 2017 12:51 AM
Mayawati also demanded quota in promotions by amending the Constitution.
07 Nov 2017 7:38 PM
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
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
In an open letter to Narendra Modi, 114 veterans of Army also condemned clampdowns on free speech.
31 Jul 2017 11:12 AM