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Opinion  /  Published 29.09.21

Count all: Centre says no to caste census

The Centre has cited the need for harmony among caste groups to stall the socio-economic caste census...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.21

Caste census cry in Bengal

The demand had already been raised in states like Maharashtra, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

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

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


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