Indian Catholic News

Indian court rules change of religion doesn't alter tribal status

India: Election petition a 'conspiracy' aimed at depriving christian tribal people of their rights.


BJP creates caste storm ahead of Indian election

India: New law to allow quota benefits for upper-caste people seen as an attempt to appease hindu majority.


Upper caste quota election gimmick: Opposition

India: Former union finance minister yahswant sinha dubbed the move as "jumla" (fake promise).


Dalit Liberation Sunday observed stressing equality

India: Dalit liberation sunday calls for an end to discrimination and recalls 2008 violence in kandhamal.


Mixed reaction as Bangladesh ends civil service quota

Bangladesh: Women, indigenous people and the disabled are among groups who no longer have a civil service job set aside for them.


Activists dismayed by quota ruling for Dalits

India: Supreme court decides that caste or tribe members cannot claim benefits outside their home states.


Reservation in promotions: SCs/STs faced social exclusion, Centre tells SC

India: The reservation in promotions was to come into effect retrospectively from june 17, 1995.