The caste panchayat of the Telgu Madelwar Parit Community refused to accept the inter-caste marriage, and decided to boycott the couple. In the years following the boycott, Rudrap and Manju struggled to be accepted by the community
The petitioner contended that though he had a Caste Validity Certificate and belonged to Scheduled Tribe, his claim to post graduate admission was not being considered on the ground that he has changed his surname.
The study took samples from Khatris of northern India, Brahmins of Bengal and Gujarat, Iyers and other Dravidian speakers of the south, Marathas of Maharashtra and several tribes of central and southern India, as well as Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The Ramnami Samaj is a religious movement founded by Scheduled Caste Ram devotees in the late 19th century in Chhattisgarh. Denied entry to temples and forced to use separate wells, these low-caste Hindus first tattooed their bodies and faces more than 100 years ago as an act of defiance and devotion.
The Marathas, a third of the population of Maharashtra, began to agitate for their demands a little less than two years ago. While the current phase of renewed protests ended, the agitation is far from over.
Based on recent national controversies and lined up for screening at the upcoming International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala, The union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has denied censor exemption to three documentaries. The festival, which begins on June 16, is organised by the Kerala State Chalachithra Academy, a body under the state […]
Allahabad, Jan 27 (ANI): Speaking on the Shani Shignapur temple issue, Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri on Wednesday said that women must not be barred from entering the temple asserting that preventing them from doing so, was not right in any manner. He added that people must be allowed to visit temple and offer prayers irrespective of caste, creed or gender since it is their right to do so.
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O'Brien on Wednesday alleged that the NDA Government is following a 'Divisive India' policy by dividing students on the basis of caste.He added that on the one hand, Centre talks of 'Digital India' while on the other it plays politics of caste with students. He was addressing students protesting against the recent suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University.