17 Articles Related to "castes"

Why Muslims have the first claim on any new ‘backward’ quota

Though the general category reservation bill is being sold as a pre-election sop for upper castes, data shows that if the government seeks out the poorest of the el...

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Explained: The ‘poor forward’ quota story

What is the Centre’s proposal about the economically backward among the ‘general category’ upper castes? What is the background and context of t...

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History of the word Dalit

A petition by a Gwalior-based social worker Mohanlal Mahor in the Madhya Pradesh High Court stated that, "The word Dalit is derogatory and this term was coin...

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Modi govt announces 10 per cent quota for economically backward in general category

HIGHLIGHTS   *Modi Cabinet approves 10 per cent reservation for economically backward among g...

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Only 3 castes Eligible For President's Guard? Court Asks Centre To Reply

The petition said there was discrimination in the recruitment process on the basis of caste and that Article provides for non-discrimination by the state in emplo...

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SC/STs can get quota in home state only, says Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday held that scheduled castes or tribes can avail benefit of reservation in governmen...

1 year ago . 150 views

Sati - why the British banned it !

Sati – self immolation became the norm in medieval India only because of the barbaric way the muslim invaders treated our womenfolk after their victory. ...

1 year ago . 291 views

50 IIT alumni quit jobs to form political party

NEW DELHI:  A group of 50 alumni from the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country have quit their jobs to f...

1 year ago . 133 views

The Dark Realities of the SC/ST Atrocities Act: An Ethnographic Reading

In the context of the ongoing turbulence over the Supreme Court order regarding the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, it...

1 year ago . 158 views

Supreme Court refuses to stay its order on SC/ST Act

The government filed the petition on Monday against the top court’s order that banned automatic arrests and registration of criminal cases under the Scheduled...

1 year ago . 204 views

One More Case Registered Against Salman Khan And Shilpa Shetty For ‘derogatory’ Remarks Against A Community

Hack:   *Another case has been registered against Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty in Jodhpur fo...

1 year ago . 165 views

Posters Of Netas & Filmstars Banned In Tamil Nadu, A State Known For Its Crazy Poster Wars

The Madras High Court on Tuesday banned the use of pictures of living persons on banners, posters and hoardings across Tamil Nadu. The court asked the state governm...

2 years ago . 252 views

Upper Caste Man In Karnataka Village Poisons Well Used By Dalits

While most folks examine the afflictions of untouchability in history books and may not have witnessed it nose to nose, there area unit still places in Asian nation...

2 years ago . 380 views

Presidential election: Amit Shah Announces Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is NDA's presidential candidate

New Delhi: Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind has been chosen as NDA's presidential candidate , Amit Shah reported on Monday. An official conclusion on th...

2 years ago . 236 views

No age-limit on law aspirants till Bombay high court decides the matter’

Overturning its prior suggestion to put an age top on competitors taking the law selection test, a state admonitory board of trustees for legitimate affirmations ha...

2 years ago . 282 views

AIIMS MBBS Exam 2017: Application form available now, apply here

New Delhi: The warning for online enrollment of AIIMS MBBS Exam 2017 was pronounced on Tuesday. Competitors can fill the application shape at

2 years ago . 354 views

Law, Morality and Indian Politics

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2 years ago . 198 views

 
 

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11 Proven Health Benefits of Onions

Do you remember as a child being told by your mother and grandmother to eat your vegetables? Some people aren’t interested in healthy eating just because it...

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How a cheap Indian whiskey beat Smirnoff to become the world’s largest...

After a three-decade-long rocky journey, Kishore Chhabria has reached a peak of success, becoming India's newest liquor baron.

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Malcha Mahal: From the abode of ‘royals’ to ghost house

For over three decades, Malcha Mahal, a 14th-century hunting lodge in the middle of Delhi’s ridge forest, inhabited by the self-proclaimed royal family of O...

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Ghee Health Benefits: Here's How Much Ghee You Should Eat Every Day

Ghee benefits: How much ghee is "moderate" quantity of ghee in a day? Answering this query is nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar in one of her recent posts on so...

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All it takes for us, the viewers, is mere seconds to pass judgement on movies. What we do forget is the fact that the cast and the crew puts in so many efforts and ...

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Ayurvedic Eye Health

Our eyes filter and absorb an endless stream of visual stimuli day after day. We often take them for granted, but when we strain them the pain can be acute. Accordi...

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Would Kajol have married Shah Rukh Khan if she hadn’t met Ajay Devgn? ...

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12 Things Indians Should Not Do While Traveling Abroad

Travelling and exploring the globe is one of the best things you can expose yourself to. Not only is it one of the best ways to gauge a place’s culture and he...

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Mumbai Instagram Stalkers Track Down Man Using Selfie Tag, Rape Him

The incident took place on Sunday night when the complainant was standing near a restaurant in suburban Kurla, a police official said.

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Top 5 States With Highest & Lowest Unemployment Rate In India

India’s unemployment rate in October rose to 8.5%, the highest level since August 2016, according to data released by the Centre for ...

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7 Bollywood Actresses Who Earned Huge Success As Politicians

Bollywood and politics are two mediums in India that directly reach the largest chunk of the masses. If you take a moment to compare the two, you’d find many ...

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Pornography and poor decision-making: Are they connected?

Turns out that watching pornography rewires your brain to a juvenile state, impacting many cognitive skills including judgement. It can also trigger compulsive beha...

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Here is why many relationships END during Christmas and New Year

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Why do Indians Worship Animals, feed them

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I lost my passport in Italy and this is what I did

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