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Feb 28, 2015
SC ruling on reconversion: It’s a stamp of approval for ghar wapsi, says VHPThe ruling of a Supreme Court bench that a Dalit or tribal re-converting to Hinduism from Christianity would be entitled to reservation benefits for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes has elicited sharp opinion across religious communities. While human rights lawyers, activists and leaders of the Christian community have termed it ‘disappointing and unfortunate’, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad describes the ruling as an “approval” for its controversial ghar wapsi programme.
Feb 27, 2015
A person can be accorded SC status on his reconversion to Hinduism: Apex courtThe Supreme Court on Thursday held that a person can be accorded Scheduled Caste (SC) status on his re-conversion to Hinduism if he is accepted by fellow caste men and proves that either he or his forefathers previously belonged to that caste before embracing another religion.
Aug 11, 2014
Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to modify SC listA bill to include as well as exclude certain communities from the list of Scheduled Castes category was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Jul 03, 2014
The BJP argument against Muslim reservation is falseOriginally, the Scheduled Caste reservations were restricted to only Hindus. The Para 3 of the Constitution (SC ) Order 1950 clearly stated that nobody other than Hindus would be eligible.
Feb 17, 2014
Chidambaram gives Rs 200 cr boost for scheduled caste entrepreneursThe Finance Minister has announced a venture capital fund for lower caste entrepreneurs.
Oct 25, 2013
Chhattisgarh polls: Smaller caste groups wrest their due from partiesThe Congress and the BJP are getting the caste math right before the polls.
Jun 05, 2013
Ahead of elections, Reddy woos SC/ST and minoritiesAndhra Pradesh CM Reddy is trying to woo the SC/ ST, backward classes, minorities, women and youths with a slew of schemes ahead of the next elections
Aug 22, 2012
When quota champions speak the upper caste languageThe OBCs or the parties dominated by them are unlikely to agree unconditionally to a 'quota in promotion' bill. When it comes to the SCs/STs, they have a logic that sounds like the age-old anti-reservationist argument of the upper castes.
Aug 21, 2012
Govt looking to solve SC, ST quota issue: PMThe prime minister pointed out that the meeting was called to discuss the issue of reservation in promotion specifically in the wake of recent Supreme Court judgement.