Castes(Search results - 34)
India11, Jan 2020, 5:38 PM
Warning bells! Largescale conversion of Hindus, rampant misuse of SC reservation benefits in Andhra Pradesh
The Legal Rights Protection Forum has written a letter to the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, expressing concern over mass conversion of Hindus into Christianity and the rampant misuse of SC reservation benefits.
India1, Jan 2020, 12:16 PM
Modi critic Shehla Rashid ‘castes’ her bigotry, wants Dalits to give up a part of their reservation to accommodate Muslims
Shehla Rashid, a known critic of the Modi government has now asked Dalits to give up a part of their reservations for Muslims. But she conveniently forgets that the caste system is intrinsic to Hinduism and the concept of Dalit Muslims is entirely unrecognised.
India28, Aug 2019, 11:10 AM
Karnataka: Dalits forbidden from entering temple in Hassan
People of Scheduled Caste were allegedly not allowed entry into a temple at Kadaga village of Hassan district, Karnataka, by members of upper castes, as per media reports
India26, Aug 2019, 9:32 AM
Tamil Nadu: Caste clash leaves Ambedkar statue vandalised in Nagapattinam
A clash between two groups belonging to different castes broke out in Vedaranyam town in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu. The clash took place after a pedestrian of one caste was hit by a vehicle driven by a person belonging to another caste.
India16, Aug 2019, 4:31 PM
Tamil Nadu education minister Sengottaiyan refuses ban on caste-based wristbands
Tamil Nadu education minister, AIADMK’s Sengottaiyan has refused to implement the ban on students wearing wristbands signifying their castes
India14, Aug 2019, 6:19 PM
Karnataka floods: Caste-based discrimination in rehabilitation centre near Mysuru?
Reports suggesting that people were asked to sit in different rows based on their castes, at a rehabilitation in a village near Mysuru, Karnataka, have shocked many
India17, Jul 2019, 7:28 PM
Kerala woman cop brings back rape accused who escaped to Saudi Arabia
Sunilkumar raped a girl belonging to one of the backward castes in Kerala, when he had come home for a vacation from the Gulf. During his vacation, the accused came to be acquainted with the victim’s family through her uncle.
India15, Jul 2019, 8:03 PM
From Karnataka political crisis to Assam floods, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
The launch of Chandrayaan-2, the biggest moon mission yet, has been postponed due to a technical snag, just an hour before the scheduled liftoff. BJP MLA Rajesh Mishra's daughter Sakshi and her husband Ajitesh Kumar, who alleged that they fear for their lives for marrying outside their castes, were attacked inside the High Court complex on Monday minutes after they were given protection. Watch MyNation in 100 seconds for the top headlines of the day from across the country.
India8, Jun 2019, 3:41 PM
Andhra Pradesh: CM Jaganmohan inducts 25 new ministers into Cabinet
Jaganmohan Reddy gave Cabinet berths to seven legislators from the backward classes, five from the Scheduled Castes, one each from the Scheduled Tribes and Muslims, and four each from the Kapu and the Reddy communities
India20, Apr 2019, 7:19 PM
Tiruvannamalai tense after WhatsApp video targets Vanniyars; security tightened
Tension broke out in Tiruvannamalai as a video of a youth speaking ill of a dominant caste in Tamil Nadu started circulating on WhatsApp
India15, Apr 2019, 1:21 PM
Unique festival: Liquor, cigarettes offered at Karwar’s Khapri Temple
People of all castes and religions visit Saint Kapri Temple in Karwar. Liquor, cigarettes and beedis are the special offerings to the saint
India4, Mar 2019, 5:57 PM
Is bagging Thippeswamy Congress key to wooing Scheduled Castes, Tribes? BJP not impressed
Molakalmuru leader S Thippeswamy, who joined the Congress with the help of KPCC President Dinesh Gundu Rao, says he has done so without setting any conditions. He also stated that he will help the Congress beat the BJP in Chitradurga, but the BJP feels that Thipppeswamy will learn his lesson.
India1, Mar 2019, 12:56 AM
Amendment of Article 370 by ordinance to give Jammu-Kashmir's SCs, STs near IB 10% quota gets Cabinet nod
Due to continuous cross-border tensions, persons living alongside the international border suffer from socio-economic and educational backwardness — according to the Narendra Modi government that has now, by means of an ordinance amending Article 370 of the Constitution, offered them education and employment reservation, which was hitherto enjoyed only by those living near the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir
India7, Jan 2019, 6:51 PM
3 things BJP plans for countering SP-BSP alliance ahead of 2019 polls
The BJP's aim is to woo back the upper castes, who have so far been taken for granted by the party. To start off, the Modi government on Monday okayed 10% quota for upper caste poor over and above the existing quotas.