The many shades of caste inequality in India8 min read . Updated: 21 Oct 2016, 05:28 AM IST
We don't know enough about the socio-economic status of different caste groups, and our political class doesn't want us to know
Over the past couple of years, one Indian state after another has been on the boil because of caste-based agitations. The latest state to be engulfed in caste conflict is Maharashtra, where a stir by the dominant caste of Marathas seems to have led other backward classes (OBCs) and Dalits (Scheduled Castes or SCs) to oppose Maratha demands in unison.
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