India  /  Published 08.01.21

Aid for Brahmin brides with community rider

The Karnataka government’s plan to financially support Brahmin brides from poor families has kicked up a row because of the condition that the beneficiaries must marry within the community. The...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 13.07.20

Maya cites fear to woo Brahmins

Mayawati on Sunday tried to tap the encounter killings of Vikas Dubey and his gang members to reach out to Brahmins in Uttar Pradesh. “The BSP believes that an entire community shouldn’t ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 10.09.19

Anguish over Brahmin eulogy

Academics and activists on Tuesday termed as “unconstitutional” a statement by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla that Brahmins are supreme socially because of their sacrifice and penance.They expressed a...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.11.18

Forest tribe readies for Sabarimala battle

A forest tribe that claims to have once managed the Sabarimala temple is gearing up for a legal battle to reclaim their right to run the Kerala shrine and revive rituals that Brahminical rites had rep...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

In New India, caste oppression is being reinvigorated

There is one race that Indians are determined to win. The race to run backward. New India is newest in its love for regressive beliefs and repressive traditions, anti-scientific mindsets and primitive...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 04.08.19

One eatery in non-veg row, another does a Zomato take-off

A restaurant here has kicked up a row by naming a chicken delicacy after Iyers, a vegetarian Tamil Brahmin caste.Another eatery in Tamil Nadu has won widespread support — but angered pro-Hindu outfi...
By PTI in Madurai

India  /  Published 24.07.19

Brahmins should be at the helm: Judge

A Kerala High Court judge has claimed that Brahmins “should always be at the helm of affairs” because of their “certain distinct” qualities but insisted he was not expressing any opinion.Justi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 09.01.19

Forward quota: Your questions answered

The Union cabinet on Monday gave the go-ahead for a legislation to give 10 per cent quota in state jobs and educational institutions for 'economically weaker sections'.The proposed criteria for determ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.19

The futility of Modi's reservation move

Isaac Newton’s third law of motion — every action has an equal and opposite reaction — is applicable in the case of the Narendra Modi government’s recent decision to give 10 per cent reservati...
By Ch. Satish Kumar in


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...

Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.