Caste Census
India  /  Published 04.06.22

Caste: Nitish feigns ignorance

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday sidestepped a query about apprehensions expressed by ally BJP over the proposed headcount of castes in the state. "Pata nahin," (I am not aware...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 02.06.22

Caste census consensus in Bihar

Chief minister Nitish Kumar chaired an all-party meeting on caste census on Wednesday and announced that a unanimous decision had been made to conduct it expeditiously in Bihar. The census will inclu...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.22

Just social: Nitish keeps caste pot boiling

Keeping Big Brother on tenterhooks is fun. The Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal (United) leader, Nitish Kumar, seems to be doing that. He is an accomplished player, even if a couple of his moves do...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.05.22

Bihar: all-party meet on caste

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday hinted that the much-awaited all-party meeting on a state-specific census of castes could be held later this week. On the sidelines of a function here, he ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.21

Caste data: Forgotten gold mine

India has not forgotten a social category called ‘caste’. This reality has been used relentlessly by various interest-groups, but with different degrees of seriousness. Counting the number...
By N.K. Sahu


India  /  Published 29.09.21

UP polls: Akhilesh promises caste census

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday promised to go in for the caste census in Uttar Pradesh if voted to power. He made the promise alleging that the BJP-led central government is fighti...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.21

Count all: Centre says no to caste census

The Centre, as is often the case, has tied itself up in knots. Narendra Modi’s government has informed the Supreme Court that the socio-economic caste census data cannot be used because of their...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 27.09.21

Jharkhand letter to Shah on caste census

An all-party delegation from Jharkhand, led by chief minister Hemant Soren, met Union home minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Sunday afternoon and submitted a letter demanding a caste census. Sources...
By Achintya Ganguly, Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in Ranchi, New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.09.21

Nitish demands caste census

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday reiterated his demand for a caste census, saying it is in national interest and will facilitate development of the communities lagging in development. Aske...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.09.21

Caste census: Tejashwi seeks Opp support

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Saturday wrote to 33 Opposition leaders to seek their support for the demand for a caste census. The Centre had in an affidavit in the Supre...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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