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Caste Census
West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.21

'Caste census okay if all parties agree'

Banerjee's statement came at the backdrop of a 10-party delegation from Bihar headed by CM Nitish Kumar meeting PM in New Delhi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.08.21

Caste census: Nitish meets PM

Tejaswi Yadav, who was part of the group, says it will be a 'historic' measure in helping the poor...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.08.21

BJP in bind over Nitish’s Delhi visit

Party's state president Sanjay Jaiswal and deputy CM Tarkishore Prasad could be a part of the delegation to ensure that the party does not fall foul of the backward castes...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 21.08.21

Bihar all-party rep to meet PM Modi

Tejashwi Yadav, the leader of opposition in the state assembly, will be part of the group...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.21

Cast in unity: OBC bill

OBC reservation became an indispensable part of policy after the Mandal Commission, while caste vote banks came to be as indispensable in the electoral contest...
By The Editorial Board

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India  /  Published 11.08.21

Centre slams the lid on caste census data

Move draws the ire of OBC groups, with them questioning the intention of the government and claiming the data was largely fine...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.08.21

Nitish awaits PM call on caste census talks

The Bihar chief minister had earlier, on August 4, written a letter to the prime minister seeking a discussion on the issue...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 04.07.21

Privacy worry on social registry plan

The NDA government plans to create a one-stop database of households’ economic status that will help identify potential beneficiaries of welfare schemes...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.07.21

Real-time social registry, haze on caste

The central govt, however, did not seem keen on maintaining caste data, thereby garnering agitation threats from leaders of different social groups ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.21

A tale of two health schemes

Over the years, public healthcare and its inherent values have been systematically dismantled by corporations...
By Sumanta Roy


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