Caste Census
India  /  Published 24.09.21

Caste census: BJP slams opp

A day after the Modi government in an affidavit in the Supreme Court virtually ruled out caste census, the BJP on Friday took a swipe at parties advocating it and asked how much representation have th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.09.21

Mayawati slams Centre on caste census

BSP president Mayawati on Friday expressed grave concern over the Central government's refusal for caste Census of backward classes and said it exposed the BJP of using the community only for its ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.21

Caste: parties told to meet Shah

Prime minister Narendra Modi has not given an appointment to Hemant Soren to discuss the need for a caste based census in the upcoming national population survey, but has suggested that the chief mini...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.09.21

Census: Hemant plans to meet PM

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has announced that he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for a caste based census, throwing his weight behind his counterparts in several Opposition-...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.21

Caste census cry in Bengal

Prominent civil society members in Bengal have written to Narendra Modi and Mamata Banerjee, demanding a caste-based enumeration in the forthcoming census for the socio-economic development of backwar...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 26.08.21

Letters to the editor: Demand for a national caste census

Numbers game Sir — The chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, recently led an all-party delegation to meet the prime minister, Narendra Modi, to press for a caste enumeration (“Caste coun...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.21

Demand for caste census

Politics is a strange animal; contestation can thus masquerade as consensus. Consider the all-party delegation led by the chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, that met the prime minister, Narendra M...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 25.08.21

BJD caste-based census cry

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Tuesday raked up the issue of caste-based census in Odisha, putting the ball into the Centre’s court. With the BJD joining Nitish Kumar-led JDU in seeking ca...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 24.08.21

Nitish sanguine on caste census

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has listened attentively and intently to submissions of an all-party delegation from Bihar which met him on the issue of caste census and a positive outcome was expected, ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 24.08.21

Nitish meets PM on caste census

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday led an all-party delegation to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for a caste-based census in the country, an issue the ruling BJP appears wary o...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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