Sunday, April 21, 2024

Topic: Caste

Prospered sub-castes among backward communities must be excluded from reservation, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned why financially secure sub-castes of the backward classes should not be "excluded" from the reservation list and pushed...

Darshan Solanki told mother about caste discrimination in IIT Bombay, says chargesheet

https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/iit-students-suicide-solanki-was-concerned-over-poor-marks-as-per-chat-says-chargesheet-8637594/

Meet US senator Aisha Wahab who faces Islamophobic slurs for introducing anti-caste bill

Aisha Wahab, the California state lawmaker said she received threats and Islamophobic slurs after introducing a bill on March 22 in the California State Senate against caste discrimination.

Seattle’s ban on caste discrimination has created history in America: Indian American Coalition

A coalition of Indian-American civil rights organizations Wednesday commended the Seattle City Council for its leadership in passing the historic legislation to ban caste-based discrimination in the city.

Seattle becomes first U.S. city to ban caste discrimination

Seattle became the first U.S. city to outlaw caste discrimination on Tuesday, after its local council voted to add caste to the city's anti-discrimination laws.

Criminal silence

Even when the relentless 'Action 2022' campaign against sewer and septic tank deaths across India continues beyond 50 days, it received little attention from the general public.