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Jul 12, 2017
Aadhaar privacy issue: Supreme Court's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear case on 18 JulyEarlier, the apex court had passed a slew of orders asking the government and its agencies not to make Aadhaar mandatory for extending benefits of their welfare schemes
Jun 27, 2017
Deadline to get Aadhaar for social welfare schemes extended to 30 September: Govt tells SCA vacation bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Navin Sinha said that no interim order can be passed at this stage on the "mere apprehension" of petitioners that government may deprive people from availing benefits of various social welfare schemes due to lack of Aadhaar.
Jun 22, 2017
CBI to probe Samajwadi Party scheme for welfare of women labourers' childrenThe CBI has registered an FIR to probe the alleged misappropriation of funds under the Rs 1,100-crore Sachal Palna Griha Yojana of the previous Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh.
May 25, 2017
Delhi govt widens scope of MLAs' developmental works SC/ST welfare fundThe Delhi government has widened the scope of the developmental works that can be undertaken by MLAs using the SC/ST welfare fund.
May 22, 2017
Uttar Pradesh set to end 20 percent minority quota in social welfare schemesThe Bharatiya Janta party government in Uttar Pradesh is all set to end the 20 percent quota for minorities in social welfare schemes.
Mar 27, 2017
Aadhaar cannot be made mandatory by government for welfare schemes, says SCWith Aadhaar becoming a common requisite for signing up for a number of services and schemes, the Supreme Court today said that the same cannot be made mandatory for government schemes.
Feb 25, 2017
Amartya Sen: Govt might benefit in short run by stifling opinion, but memories will stayAmartya Sen was speaking with Firstpost in light of the re-launch of an expanded version of Collective Choice & Social Welfare
Feb 21, 2017
Amartya Sen cautions Narendra Modi govt against compromising autonomy of universitiesNobel laureate and renowned economist Amartya Sen said on Tuesday that if the government wants to set up world-class universities it should not try to execute autocratic power on the universities as freedom and autonomy of institutions is vital for the country
Feb 08, 2017
Delhi's Asha Kiran Home: As crimes against mentally-challenged continue, policy and social intervention requiredThe gross human rights violations taking place in mental institutions across the country, mostly towards women patients, need immediate intervention both at social as well as a policy level
Jan 31, 2017
How can this Budget give a fillip to states' spending on social sectors?The role of states is important with regard to infrastructure, agriculture and social development, so the Union Government should take a strong stance in favour of social sectors and step up its level of spending for these sectors in the coming years