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December 09, 2018 12:45 am

State road transport bus drivers, conductors don’t find rooms at night in Kullu district due to a strict caste system. Now it’s a matter of an inquiry

Across the aisle- India at 70: The curse of caste

August 27, 2017 12:12 am

How and why the caste system has survived through the centuries is a puzzle. Why did the Kshatriyas and Vaishyas, who had power and money, accept the Brahmin as their superior? Why was the guru invariably a Brahmin?

Caste system in ancient India not rigid: Author Amish Tripathi

January 25, 2016 2:41 pm

Amish Tripathi — who is known for his interpretations of Indian mythology — cites current genetic research to make his case.

Dictum & Diaspora: Kumari Selja isn't India's enemy; the abhorrent caste system is

December 08, 2015 1:33 pm

One must admit that the successive Congress and the BJP regimes have done little to fight the caste system.

Sardar Patel’s police force

May 11, 2015 12:00 am

National security needs that led him to press for the IPS are as alive as ever

Inter-caste marriages in national interest: SC

April 20, 2011 3:43 am

Khap panchayats illegal,have to be ‘ruthlessly stamped out’,says court.

Malaysia arrest Indian activists for protesting against book

February 14, 2011 5:20 pm

58 members of Hindraf and a 10-year-old girl were detained for protesting against a proposed school textbook.

US recognises no caste system: Barack Obama

October 20, 2010 10:12 am

Lauding the spirit of America,President Barack Obama has said his country recognised no caste system...

Abolish caste system: SC,gives lifer to 6 for Dalit killings

December 05, 2009 4:54 pm

Thirty years after eight Dalits were massacred by upper caste Thakurs in UP,the SC has sentenced to life imprisonment five of the accused.

Honour killing: Haryana youth murdered for marrying girl of same clan

July 23, 2009 2:31 pm

A 21-year-old youth who had married against the wishes of the community has been beaten to death in Narwana,Haryana.