Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

Caste census


Ex-MP Ali Anwar: Caste census will hold up mirror to govt …Greater caste assertions will rein in communal politics

July 02, 2022 12:37 pm

Anwar's outfit All India Pasmanda Muslim Mahaz is mobilising on the issue of ‘error-free caste survey’.

Will ensure error-free caste census in Bihar, says ex-Rajya Sabha MP

July 01, 2022 11:11 am

"Now that the caste survey is taking place, the ruling dispensation would get to know the bitter truth at home about the poor economic and educational status of a large section of the society,” said Ali Anwar, All India Pasmanda Muslim Mehaz head.

JD(U) thanks Nitish for caste census, miffed BJP claims equal credit

June 25, 2022 9:50 pm

Party leaders and workers across the state took out an "Aabhar Yatra" in all districts Saturday to thank Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Bihar BJP set riders before nod to caste census: Guard against Rohingya, Bangladeshis, fake OBC identity

June 03, 2022 6:08 pm

The Bihar Cabinet on Thursday cleared the proposal for the caste census and allocated Rs 500 crore for it.

Breaking with Centre, Bihar BJP backs Nitish Kumar on caste census

June 02, 2022 7:21 am

After an all-party meeting, Chief Minister and JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar said since the Centre has made it clear that a nationwide caste census cannot be done, the state has decided to conduct its own caste census.

RLD event: JD(U) by side, Opposition's pro-caste census resolution adds pitch to chorus

May 30, 2022 8:13 am

The parties made common cause over the issue during an event hosted by the Jayant Chaudhary-led Rashtriya Lok Dal at Delhi's Vigyan Bhawan to commemorate the 35th death anniversary of former Prime Minister and stalwart farmer leader Chaudhary Charan Singh.

All-party meet before caste census: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

May 24, 2022 1:54 am

The BJP's recent indifference has followed the Narendra Modi government's refusal to conduct a caste census nationally.

Why caste among Muslims must be studied

May 02, 2022 7:16 pm

Shireen Azam and Srinivas Goli write: It is crucial for understanding Muslims — their impoverishment, educational backwardness and occupational precarity

Now Congress says it backs Nitish Kumar on caste census

January 09, 2022 8:19 pm

Congress Legislature Party leader Ajeet Sharma's statement to the effect came close on the heels of Lalu Prasad's RJD, the principal opposition party in the state, adopting a similar stance.

Experts differ on utility of census data for providing OBC quota in local bodies

December 13, 2021 7:35 am

The Supreme Court, on December 6, observed that the 27% OBC quota, given by the state government through an ordinance, could not have been implemented without setting up a commission and without collecting data regarding the inadequacy of representation of the community in local bodies.