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Mar 21, 2018
Congress, Dalit body demands Centre to seek review of Supreme Court verdict on SC/ST ActThe Centre on Wednesday faced demands from the Congress and a Dalit group to seek a review of the judgement of the Supreme Court that protects public servants and private employees from arbitrary arrests under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
Mar 19, 2018
Forest Rights Act: Why are Chhattisgarh tribals up in arms over non-implementation of legislation, Centre's new conservation policy?Even a written assurance may not hold good in a region where informed consent is a remote concept and the tribes can be plucked out of the forest and dumped just about anywhere
Feb 27, 2018
TISS students' protests now reach power corridors in New Delhi against withdrawal of financial aid for SC/ST scholarsThe Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) students and alumni staged a demonstration near the Human Resource Development Ministry against the withdrawal of scholarships for SC and ST scholars
Feb 26, 2018
TISS protest over cancellation of aid for SC, ST, OBC students enters 5th day: Students threaten to gherao Ramdas Athawale's homeThe protest at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) entered the fifth day as students, who are agitating against withdrawal of financial aid given to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) scholars at the institute, showed no signs to relent.
Feb 13, 2018
Ahead of Chhattisgarh polls, govt helps SC/STs denied caste certificates due to spelling mistakes avail benefitsThis move by the Chhattisgarh government comes months ahead of Assembly elections, which are expected to be held towards the end of the year
Jan 29, 2018
Plea in Supreme Court demands exclusion of 'creamy layer' from SC/ST reservation benefitsA plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking exclusion of the creamy layer among Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes from getting any reservation benefit.
Jan 15, 2018
Delhi University Admission 2018: OBC girls to get 2% relaxation in cut offDelhi University's Admission Committee has recommended colleges to give two percent relaxation in cut-off to women students from the OBC section to address their disproportionate representation with respect to men in their community.
Dec 22, 2017
Rohith Vemula suicide: Police awaits legal opinion as questions about his caste identity persistCyberabad police (Cyberabad Metropolitan Police) on Friday said they are awaiting legal opinion in the Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula suicide case, after getting a report from the revenue authorities that he did not belong to a Scheduled Caste (SC) community
Dec 12, 2017
In tribal Gujarat village, time stands still: Modi still CM, Indira Gandhi only Congress leader people recallIn the interior areas of Chhota Udaipur district, dominated by Scheduled Tribes such as the Rathwas, voters said that when it came to politics, they knew of only three factors — Modi, Modi’s party and the Congress
Dec 10, 2017
Gujarat poll: BJP will retain power despite aggressive campaign by Congress, says Ramdas AthawaleRamdas Athawale said that the BJP would retain power in Gujarat despite the aggressive campaign of the opposition Congress