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Aug 21, 2017
SC seeks Centre's response on PIL seeking parity in quota for Dalit ChristiansIt has sought inclusion of Dalit Christians in the Scheduled Caste category for enabling them to get benefits of reservation under the Constitution.
Aug 15, 2017
Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation groundsA lack of burial and cremation grounds in rural Maharashtra especially Marathwada region shows that there's no respite for Dalits, Muslims, and other marginalised communities even in death
Aug 01, 2017
Jharkhand Cabinet approves bill which aims to ban religious conversion in stateThe Jharkhand Cabinet on Tuesday gave its approval to the Jharkhand Religious Independence Bill 2017, which aims to ban religious conversion in the state.
Jul 03, 2017
Supreme Court terms 2001 Census 'unambiguous' for determining proportionate political representation of SC, STThe constitutional scheme that the 2001 census data would be used for giving proportionate representation to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (ST)
Jun 18, 2017
Punjab minister asks Opposition to wait one year before judging Amarinder Singh govtPunjab minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot asked the opponents to wait for at least a year before "passing a judgement" on the performance of the Amarinder Singh-led Congress government.
Jun 03, 2017
Congress Leader Jaipal Reddy slams Telangana CM, calls him 'merchant of mid-day dreams'Hyderabad: Describing Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao as a "merchant of mid-day dreams", senior Congress leader S Jaipal Reddy said he made promises, which were difficult to implement.
May 27, 2017
Karnataka Election 2018: Congress lashes out at BS Yeddyurappa as Lingayat strongman threatens Dalit vote bankAs the BJP announces its chief ministerial candidate in Karnataka, despite the pulao goof-up, the Congress readies to mount a fierce attack.
Mar 06, 2017
Modi govt's Smart City scheme may make housing unaffordable for poor, says UN reportThe Smart City scheme of Government of India might broaden the gap between the rich and poorer cities with an overreliance on technology possibly resulting in an unaffordable housing for the poor, a United Nations expert says in a report to the current UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session
Dec 19, 2016
BJP-ruled Rajasthan tops list of states with highest atrocities against SC/ST; UP close secondBJP-ruled Rajasthan has reported the highest number of cases of atrocities against SCs and STs during 2013-15, followed by poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar, a new government report said, even as the Centre today flagged the issue of poor conviction rates in such cases.
Aug 30, 2016
Sharad Pawar says Maharashtra ATS 'terrorising' Muslim youths, Devendra Fadnavis rejects claimAddressing a press meet in Mumbai, Pawar said a delegation of various Muslim outfits met him recently and aired their concern over the youths from the community being "terrorised" on mere suspicion of having links with Islamic State and other banned organisations.