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'Methods to silence Dalits quite popular,' writes Girija Paneerselvam after Tamil Nadu cops arrest Samooga Neethi Katchi leader N Panneerselvam
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'Methods to silence Dalits quite popular,' writes Girija Paneerselvam after Tamil Nadu cops arrest Samooga Neethi Katchi leader N Panneerselvam

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes is yet to take any steps to address these unjustified, illegal arrests, writes Girija Paneerselvam.

Adivasis and the Indian State: Deliberately misclassified as SC, Dhangar tribe in UP is being deprived of its constitutional rights
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Adivasis and the Indian State: Deliberately misclassified as SC, Dhangar tribe in UP is being deprived of its constitutional rights

Despite having no constitutional right to do so, different governments in Uttar Pradesh introduced different Hindi variations of the Dhangar in the state, and in the process threatening the constitutional rights of the Dhangar (धांगर) tribe

Ram Shankar Katheria's bodyguards thrash employees at Agra toll post, BJP MP calls action 'self-defence'
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Ram Shankar Katheria's bodyguards thrash employees at Agra toll post, BJP MP calls action 'self-defence'

Security men of BJP MP and Scheduled Castes commission chairman Ram Shankar Katheria opened fire in the air and thrashed employees at a toll post in Agra.

AMU asked to provide reservations to SC/ST students again: Varsity's status as minority institute has been under threat since 1965
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AMU asked to provide reservations to SC/ST students again: Varsity's status as minority institute has been under threat since 1965

Adding a new twist to the ongoing controversy over minority status of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), the National Commission for Scheduled Castes is planning to order the university to implement the reservation policy

Dalit professor harassed: Allahabad High Court stays NCSC's order seeking FIR against four faculty members of IIT-Kanpur
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Dalit professor harassed: Allahabad High Court stays NCSC's order seeking FIR against four faculty members of IIT-Kanpur

The Allahabad High Court has stayed the recommendations of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) asking IIT-Kanpur's director to lodge an FIR against four faculty members for committing atrocities against their Dalit colleague, according to reports.

Tamil Nadu fishermen seek Scheduled Castes status; HC directs NCSC to consider plea within 6 months
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Tamil Nadu fishermen seek Scheduled Castes status; HC directs NCSC to consider plea within 6 months

The petitioner organisation, Fisherman Care, also wanted the government to reserve six legislative constituencies and three parliamentary constituencies in the state for the fishermen community.

After directive, Punjab Police book three including Congress leader for beating, stripping Dalit
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After directive, Punjab Police book three including Congress leader for beating, stripping Dalit

Acting on a directive from the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, the Punjab police on Thursday booked three people, including a Congress leader, for allegedly beating and stripping a Dalit in Amritsar district

Saharanpur clashes had political undercurrents, claim leaders of Dalit and Thakur communities
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Saharanpur clashes had political undercurrents, claim leaders of Dalit and Thakur communities

Saharanpur caste clashes, which are being seen as the Yogi Adityanath government's first major law and order challenge, had political undercurrents, claim leaders of the Dalit and Thakur communities

PL Punia dismisses report on Rohith Vemula not belonging to Dalit community
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PL Punia dismisses report on Rohith Vemula not belonging to Dalit community

National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) Chairman PL Punia on Thursday rejected the reported finding of the Roopanwal Commission that Rohith Vemula did not belong to the SC community as "totally wrong"

PL Punia demands CBI probe into custodial death of Dalit man from Kanpur
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PL Punia demands CBI probe into custodial death of Dalit man from Kanpur

National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) Chairman P L Punia on Saturday demanded a CBI probe into the custodial death of a 26-year-old Dalit man

Magsaysay Awards prove it's time India bridged the chasm between Dalits and upper castes
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Magsaysay Awards prove it's time India bridged the chasm between Dalits and upper castes

Simply because Dalits had been quiet compared to what is the case now does not mean their voices can be drowned by political and administrative action.

Rakesh Garg loses Telecom Secretary post as Modi government reshuffles top bureaucrats
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Rakesh Garg loses Telecom Secretary post as Modi government reshuffles top bureaucrats

Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg was on Friday shunted out to Minority Affairs Ministry as part of a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle, 10 months ahead of his retirement.

NCSC sends notice to IIT Madras over de-recognition of students' group
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NCSC sends notice to IIT Madras over de-recognition of students' group

The national scheduled castes panel has sent a notice to IIT Madras over the de-recognition by the premier technical institute of a students' group, several of whose members are from the Dalit community, allegedly following a complaint that it was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Dimapur lynching may act as deterrent: National Commission for Scheduled Castes chief
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Dimapur lynching may act as deterrent: National Commission for Scheduled Castes chief

Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes PL Punia condemned the Dimapur lynching but at the same time said such incidents could instill fear.

Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to modify SC list
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Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to modify SC list

A bill to include as well as exclude certain communities from the list of Scheduled Castes category was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.