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Feb 21, 2019
Talk of ST status for Assam's 'tea tribes' may give BJP fillip in election year, but real benefits miles away at ground zeroThe tea tribe's sizeable population across Assam makes them a politically important demography for any party in the wake of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Hence, this made for an opportune time to pick up the quota debate.
Jan 15, 2019
Minor gives birth in state-run tribal residential school in Odisha; National Human Rights Commission issues notice to governmentThe National Human Rights Commission issued a notice to the Odisha government on the delivery of a baby girl by a 14-year-old minor student at the hostel of a state-run tribal residential school in Kandhamal district.
Jan 08, 2019
Rajnath Singh says bill providing ST status to six communities in Assam to be introduced in Parliament soonSingh while speaking on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, said the Union Cabinet has approved the proposal in Assam and a bill to this affect will be brought soon.
Dec 13, 2018
Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018 result: Support from SC, ST communities helped propel Congress to majorityIn Chhattisgarh, the constituencies with a high population of Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Scheduled Caste (SC) communities, have contributed hugely in steering Congress towards a thumping victory in the state.
Nov 21, 2018
District Council in Shillong introduces bill to penalise non-tribals claiming to be Khasi tribals; culprits can face jail term of 3 yearsA bill was introduced in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), on the first day of its winter session on Tuesday to penalise non-tribals who claim to be tribals.
Sep 08, 2018
Pre-teens in UP village boycott mid day meal prepared by ‘lower’ caste cook; school throws food after protestsStudents of a primary school in an Uttar Pradesh village refused to have mid day meal on Friday as they couldn't stomach the fact that it was prepared by a woman from a Scheduled Caste
Aug 30, 2018
Supreme Court says people notified as SC/ST members in one state can't necessarily claim quota benefits in other statesThe bench with a majority of 4:1 held that so far as Delhi is concerned, the central reservation policy regarding SC/ST would be applicable here.
Aug 23, 2018
Dhangar quota row: Maharashtra govt invites community members for meeting with Devendra Fadnavis on 27 AugustMaharashtra government has invited the Dhangar community memebers for a meeting with Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai on 27 August
Aug 06, 2018
Assam Police lathi-charge protesters to quell rail roko agitation in Choutara village; 12 injured, 15 arrestedThe AKRSU in Assam were demanding the inclusion of the Koch Rajbongshi community in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category and disrupted trains across the state.
Aug 02, 2018
SC/ST Act Amendment Bill in Parliament: Modi govt looks to turn around Supreme Court's order as Dalit groups threaten to launch strikeThe Narendra Modi-led NDA government has decided to bring a constitutional amendment bill in Parliament to restore the original provisions of the SC/ST Act, amid growing pressure from alliance partners