caste census in bihar

Congress’ caste census push puts its Kerala unit in a bind

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Congress’ push for a national caste-based censor has met with its first major opposition – from Kerala. One of its traditional upper-caste influential support groups has vowed to oppose the proposal tooth and nail. The Nair Service Society (NSS), one of the most prominent community associations in Kerala which has always favored the Congress […]

Congress demands caste census in letter to PM Modi

Congress’ demand for a caste census appears to be an attempt to put the BJP, which ran a massive campaign accusing Rahul Gandhi of insulting OBCs with his ‘why all Modis are thieves’ remark, in tight spot.

Billa No 107 for Pathan, 162 for Bhangi & 184 for Fakir…: Muslims too get coded for caste benefit in Bihar

Code number 25 has been assigned to chief minister Nitish Kumar’s caste, Kumri, while 167 has been kept reserved for the Yadavas – the powerful caste deputy CM and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav hails from.