Caste Census
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

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.21

'Caste census okay if all parties agree'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she will accept a nationwide caste-based census if all political parties reach a consensus on the matter. Banerjee's statement came at th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.08.21

Caste census: Nitish meets PM

BJP leader Janak Ram, who was part of the 10-party delegation that met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to push for a caste-based census, on Monday likened Modi to the "guardian of a family" and...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.08.21

BJP in bind over Nitish’s Delhi visit

The BJP is in a bind in Bihar over the demand by ally and chief minister Nitish Kumar for a caste census. Nitish will be leading an all-party delegation comprising 11 members to meet Prime Minister N...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 21.08.21

Bihar all-party rep to meet PM Modi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said he along with representatives of all the parties in the state will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 23 to discuss the issue of a caste-bas...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna


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