"I am happy that caste is being talked about - it shows the reality of our society, what society thinks".
The five-time MP also highlighted how several schemes initiated by the previous UPA government for the Dalits, Adivasis and marginalised sections have been shelved by the ruling dispensation. "Such acts are hurting our constitution", she added.
Although Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi did not accompany the entourage as Kumar filed nomination, he tweeted his support for the Opposition's candidate.
Kumar has been pitted against National Democratic Alliance ( NDA) presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind by the opposition. When asked if she is the losing candidate, Kumar hit back: "Why are you calling it a losing battle?"
Among others who were present when Ms Kumar filed her nomination were Congress chief ministers including Punjab's Amarinder Singh, Karnataka's Siddharamaiah, Himachal Pradesh's Virbhadra Singh, Puducherry's V Narayanasamy, Meghalaya's Mukul Sangma, senior party leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge and Ambika Soni.
In December 2014 the Member States of the United Nations adopted a resolution proclaiming 21 June as International Yoga Day . Indian corporates celebrated International Yoga Day today and shared their thoughts on microblogging site Twitter .
At the plant, they'll be making household appliances as well as conducting research and working on new developments. Once the facility begins full operations, it will create an estimated 950 new jobs, according to the company.
Funding: Stop all Qatar funding of any kind to terrorist or extremist individuals, entities or organizations. Provide all the information they have about the opposition members that Qatar has funded in Saudi Arabia .
Organizers say they wanted to show the need for those who feel marginalized to turn out and be a part of this year's event. Like on any place in the world, there is a large gay, lesbian, transgender community in Istanbul and the rest of Turkey.
The Bank is also concerned about other aspects of consumer lending, with risky auto finance deals attracting particular scrutiny. Here finance experts reveal how to get the most for your travel money, take a look through the gallery.
And if you want to shopper the new phone from the subsidiary of Huawei without paying the high price, you are on the right site. If the Honor 8 Pro is priced below Rs30,000 for this sort of specs and performance, we may indeed have a victor on our hands.
This was no attempt at kidnapping a child , but an unfortunate misreading of an understandably complex situation. But the dad tells us all he saw was this odd man walking towards this parking lot with his daughter .
But, she later denied that happened during a phone conversation with the boy that was recorded by police, according to WFLA . According to a report via ABC the woman continued having a sexual relationship with the victim until he was 14-years-old.
Kevin Durant will not re-sign with Warriors until late July
Iguodala has spent the past four seasons with the Warriors, winning two National Basketball Association titles in that time. Haynes reported Tuesday that numerous teams are already plotting to try to sign Iguodala away from the Warriors .
New island appears off North Carolina coast
Cape Hatteras Seashore officials say it Shelley Island is a large sandbar, according to the report. A child walking along the land collecting several sea shells has dubbed it Shelly Island.
Sky Sports revamp: What it means for golf fans
The new approach will see Sky offer a cheapest option at £18 but the full selection of channels will remain costly for customers. In addition to the dedicated channels a new channel, Sky Sports Arena, will host other content including rugby and tennis.
Payne to face inquiry over drug test
The trailblazing ride on the 100-1 outsider earned her the Don Award a year ago , the nation's top prize for sporting achievement. Payne will be allowed to resume track work once she provides a clean urine sample - with her suspension ending on July 28.