Upper Caste

  • NHRC issues notice to Haryana over assault of Dalit boy 22-05-2013 05:40 AM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday sought a response from Haryana's director general of police and Kaithal police chief following media reports that a Dalit boy was assaulted by a man who was part of a group which had attacked Dalits earlier as well. The apex...
  • Mayawati announces 36 names for Lok Sabha elections 18-04-2013 06:10 PM

    Lucknow: With an eye on upper caste vote bank, BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday announced names of 36 candidates for Lok Sabha polls, 18 of whom are Brahmins. Seeking to exploit the upper caste card to the hilt, she alleged atrocities were being committed on such people during the Samajwadi...
  • Police don't treat Kamlesh's case as caste violence 01-05-2008 05:00 AM

    New Delhi: On the second day of his libel action against suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi, former New Zealand player Chris Cairns faced allegations of corruption made by his former Indian Cricket League (ICL) team-mates of Chandigarh Lions. On a day when the court hearing lasted close...
  • Six-year-old Dalit girl burnt by upper caste thakur 01-05-2008 04:46 AM

    New Delhi: Buoyed by his India call-up, speedster Ashok Dinda continued his superb form in the domestic circuit as his five-wicket haul helped Bengal beat Madhya Pradesh (MP) by 15 runs, in the quarter-final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy played at the Palam ground. Opting to bat on a slow...
  • 6-yr-old thrown in fire for walking on 'upper caste' road 30-04-2008 10:32 AM

    Melbourne: Sri Lankan cricketers, who have punched much above their weight by reaching the finals of the ongoing ODI tri-series by ousting India, will not get a single penny for these matches even after the release of their outstanding payments dating back to last year's World Cup. Sri Lanka's cricketers...
  • Police pooh-pooh MP Dalits' complaint against Thakurs 21-04-2008 03:35 AM

    Dubai: Azhar Ali has been rewarded for his brilliant batting in Pakistan's Test series sweep against England with a place in the middle order of Pakistan's one-day squad. Ali has played just one limited-overs international — against Ireland last year — but earned the selectors attention after scoring a career-best...
  • Caste and faith first in companies, merit next 27-10-2007 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals is set to file an appeal in the Bombay High Court on Monday against the BCCI's decision to expel them from the Indian Premier League (IPL). Royals, which won the 2008 IPL tournament, had its contract terminated after BCCI charged that it had changed its shareholding...
  • Maya calls for upper caste quota 13-05-2007 11:31 PM

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  • UPA's concern for upper castes 31-01-2007 11:20 PM

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  • Quota for upper caste, says Mayawati 28-12-2006 05:50 PM

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