India  /  Published 13.01.22

VHP to 'bridge' caste divide

The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) will roll out on Friday a 10-day nationwide campaign to bridge the caste-divide in Hindu society and spread the message that "all Hindus are one". During the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.11.21

Casteism still not annihilated: SC

Incidents of caste-motivated violence show that casteism has not been annihilated even after 75 years of independence and it is high time civil society reacts and responds with "strong disapprova...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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 10.08.21

Half lessons: Caste bias in textbooks

Caste is, apparently, best left silent. So, little research has been conducted on school textbooks for signs of caste bias whereas identifying gender bias or the tendency to project history through a ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.08.21

Nitish hints state-level census plan

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asserted that his strong pitch for a caste-based census was driven by social, and not political, concerns. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of his wee...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna


Sports  /  Published 07.08.21

Rani stands beside Vandana

Indian women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal on Saturday condemned the allegedly casteist abuse that her teammate Vandana Katariya's family has faced, saying that it was nothing short of sha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 05.08.21

Hockey star faces casteist slur

  A man was arrested from the Roshnabad area of Uttarakhand's Haridwar district for allegedly making a mockery of and passing casteist remarks against the family of Vandana Katariya who was ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Dehradun

India  /  Published 20.07.21

Govt: Caste-wise census only for SC, ST

  The government has decided as a matter of policy not to enumerate caste-wise population other than SCs and STs in the census, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Union Minister of State for Ho...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.05.21

IIT teacher accused of abuse suspended

By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.21

SC panel takes up abuse complaint

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has taken suo-motu cognisance of the alleged “use of unparliamentary language and casteist remarks” by an IIT Kharagpur teacher during an onlin...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur


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