Caste Census

Caste-wise census to start in Bihar by Oct end as BJP flags its concern over Rohingyas, Bangladeshis

The Bihar government has allocated Rs 500 crore for conducting the caste-based census and has fixed the target of completing the work by February next year. 

published on : 7th September 2022

TVK urges government to conduct caste census

We are the movement that sacrificed 21 lives and won rights for 108 castes.

published on : 17th August 2022

INTERVIEW | Not only OBCs, all castes should be counted in census: Ramdas Athawale

Minister for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale says his party RPI supports caste-base reservation system.

published on : 12th July 2022

Caste census: Constitution and power of states to hold such enumeration of population

The clamour for ‘caste census’ by many political parties, including NDA allies, has been growing, putting the Centre on the backfoot. Many states are keen to emulate Bihar. 

published on : 7th July 2022

Union Minister Athawale push for census of all castes, not just OBCs

The assertion comes at a time when the BJP’s ally in Bihar, the JD(U), is ready to conduct a caste-based census in the state.

published on : 5th July 2022

Tamil Nadu Untouchability Eradication Front survey to check casteism in over 500 panchayats

He said that the government should implement the initiatives for the SC/ST people and the SC/ST committee should have proper representation.

published on : 4th July 2022

Conduct caste census all across india: JD-U

 Even as the BJP reluctantly agreed for a caste-based census to be held in Bihar, its ally, JD-U, and opposition, RJD, are competing to take credit over it.

published on : 26th June 2022

Transgenders may avail customised health packages under Ayushman Bharat Yojana soon

National Portal for Transgender Persons, provides the facility for a transgender person to apply for nationally-recognised transgender (TG) certificate and identity card.

published on : 19th June 2022

'No need for anti-conversion law in Bihar': CM Nitish Kumar opposes BJP's demand

BJP leaders had earlier demanded that anti-conversion law should be framed in Bihar to prevent incidents of conversion of the religious faith of Hindus.

published on : 9th June 2022

Migrant Biharis will be part of caste count, says CM Nitish Kumar

“This caste-based count will be different in the sense that it will provide all relevant details about the people,” the CM said.

published on : 6th June 2022

Caste-based census in Bihar soon as all-party meet gives nod to exercise

CM Nitish Kumar said that a proposal to conduct the caste-based census in the state will be presented in the meeting of the state cabinet soon for its approval.

published on : 1st June 2022

RJD authorises Tejashwi to take decisions on party affairs ahead of all-party meet on caste census

The RJD has authorised Tejashwi Prasad Yadav to chalk out a strategy for the agitation on caste-based census.

published on : 1st June 2022

'No realignment with Nitish Kumar': Tejashwi on reaching common ground on caste census

The leader of the opposition also deplored the recent CBI raids on his parent's residences, alleging that the 'cowardly' act of political vendetta was 'neither the first, nor the last'.

published on : 27th May 2022

Ailing Lalu returns to Patna amid clamour for caste census, fresh CBI case

Prasad arrived in Patna along with eldest daughter Misa Bharti, at whose Delhi residence he had stayed since his release on bail granted last month by the Jharkhand High Court in fodder scam cases.

published on : 26th May 2022

'There is no other option': Sharad Pawar bats for caste census

Pawar said Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes had benefitted due to reservations granted to them by the Constitution and similar concessions are required for the Other Backward Classes.

published on : 25th May 2022

All-party meeting on caste-based census in Bihar rescheduled for June 1

The all-party meeting will be followed by cabinet approval on the proposal to hold a caste-based census in the state from its own resources. 

published on : 24th May 2022

All-party meet on Bihar caste census on Friday

In a move that will force the BJP to take a clear stand on the sensitive issue of caste census, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called an all-party meeting possibly on May 27.

published on : 24th May 2022

BJP has always supported demand for caste census: Sushil Modi

Sushil Modi's averment came in the wake of the contention by Lalu Prasad's RJD that the BJP has been opposed to social justice and thus it had not agreed to caste census nationally.

published on : 17th May 2022

Undeterred by BJP's objections, CM Nitish says caste census work in Bihar to begin soon

Talking to the media, Nitish said that he had even apprised leader of opposition Tejashwi Prasad Yadav of the state government's plan to start work on the caste census shortly

published on : 16th May 2022

State not drowning due to not holding caste census: Bihar Minister Amrendra Pratap Singh

Bihar Agriculture Minister and BJP leader Amrendra Pratap Singh said that there is no urgent need for caste-based census in state.

published on : 13th May 2022
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