Caste Census

Telangana Assembly passes resolution urging Centre to conduct caste census of backward classes

The resolution was introduced by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in the Assembly on Friday and was unanimously approved by the House

published on : 8th October 2021

Telangana CM KCR in favour of caste census of Backward Classes

"Why should the Government of India object? Where is the reason?," KCR said during a discussion in Telangana assembly about his government's 'Dalit Bandhu' scheme.

published on : 5th October 2021

Caste census: Lukewarm response from TN parties

Centre’s submission before SC that a caste census isn’t feasible has triggered renewed demand for it from nat’l Oppn. But in TN, DMK and AIADMK are yet to take a strong stand

published on : 2nd October 2021

INTERVIEW| Make caste census demand at state level: BJP OBC Morcha chief Dr K Laxman

Amid mounting pressure from the Opposition and some allies, including the JDU in Bihar, the BJP, which was vehemently opposed to the caste census till recently, is preparing strategies.

published on : 28th September 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik pitches for caste census, OBC reservation to Centre

The State Cabinet on January 11, 2020 had given its nod to estimation of the number of SEBCs after the proposal for caste-based census was rejected by the Centre.

published on : 27th September 2021

Caste census chorus by Nitish, Naveen & Soren

Three of the four NDA constituents — JD(U), HAM and VIP — have broken ranks and are supporting the Opposition on the issue. 

published on : 27th September 2021

Caste and the implementation of reservation

The culprit is the state that has failed to provide quality education to our children. We need, therefore, to reassess the way we address issues of inclusion

published on : 27th September 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar reiterates demand for caste census

Kumar said he will speak to members of different parties in Bihar over the issue to chart out their next course of action.

published on : 26th September 2021

RJD's Tejashwi Yadav writes to non-BJP leaders on caste census

Tejashwi Yadav in his letter said 'we need to join our hands and push the government of the day' on the issue of caste census.

published on : 25th September 2021

Centre’s no to caste census: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar in shock, RJD goes ballistic

The BJP was forced to come out defending the Centre’s decision not to enumerate the OBCs, saying it was an ‘impractical’ demand.

published on : 25th September 2021

BJP takes dig at oppn parties pitching over caste census, says it stands for 'sabka saath'

The ruling party made it clear that its stand on the politically fraught issue can be different from those, including some of its allies, supporting the step.

published on : 24th September 2021

Centre's refusal for caste Census of backward classes exposes BJP, says BSP chief Mayawati

She said like the SC/STs, the demand for conducting caste census of OBCs has gained momentum in the country.

published on : 24th September 2021

Caste Census of backward classes administratively difficult: Government to Supreme Court

In an affidavit filed in the apex court, the government has said that caste enumeration in SECC 2011 was 'fraught' with mistakes and inaccuracies.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Breaching quota ceiling and need for caste Census

The government must incorporate a separate column for enumeration of OBCs and SEBCs in the forthcoming Census

published on : 20th September 2021

10 per cent quota for EWS won't affect existing system: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

On his visit to the metro, Athawale justified the Centre's 10 percent quota for EWS and hinted that this would not affect those already enjoying the reservation.

published on : 12th September 2021
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