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Casteism
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

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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

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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

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.21

In the dark: racism in India

The residents of the proverbial glass house are vulnerable creatures. They should, as the old adage advises, desist from taking aim with stones. It is doubtful whether India’s external affairs m...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 12.10.20

'Atrocity points to hatred'

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By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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