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Jul 13, 2018
AMU should provide quota if it can't prove minority status, says SC/ST panel: Varsity walks tightrope between minority character, reservationsAdding 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 or submit documents supporting its claim to prove the university's minority status.
Jun 04, 2018
Fearing erosion of culture and resources, Arunachal Pradesh's indigenous tribes oppose Citizenship Amendment BillArunachal Pradesh is seeing strong opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Bill, which, if passed, will allow persecuted refugees to apply for citizenship.
May 06, 2018
Talks completed between Centre and pro-talks ULFA faction in Assam; accord likely after completion of NRCThe peace talks between the Centre and the pro-talks faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) have been completed with all the issues discussed and a consensus hammered out more than seven years after they were initiated
May 03, 2018
Supreme Court refuses to stay ruling on SC/ST Act, says order only aims to prevent innocents from being punishedThe Supreme Court rejected the Centre's demand for a stay on its verdict on the SC/ST Act and said it favoured the protection of the rights of these communities.
Apr 10, 2018
Ram Vilas Paswan and his five-year-itch: Ahead of 2019, India's most reliable weathervane could prove tricky for BJPNot for nothing then, Paswan is touted as India's most reliable weathervane, for the alliance which he joins almost always emerges as the winner.
Apr 04, 2018
Supreme Court's SC/ST Act judgment: Legislative history of India's attempts (and failures) to protect the downtroddenRepeated legislation has been unable to solve the problems faced by the SC/ST community. As such, the dilution of the protections afforded to them is problematic.
Mar 25, 2018
SC adding obstacles to Indian justice system; court must avoid weakening laws safeguarding gender, caste rightsThe recent Supreme Court ruling on SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act is likely to add new obstacles in finding justice, gut a law crucial to protecting Dalit and Adivasi rights
Feb 26, 2018
TISS protest over cancellation of aid for SC, ST, OBC students enters 5th day: Students threaten to gherao Ramdas Athawale's homeThe protest at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) entered the fifth day as students, who are agitating against withdrawal of financial aid given to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) scholars at the institute, showed no signs to relent.
Jan 15, 2018
Delhi University Admission 2018: OBC girls to get 2% relaxation in cut offDelhi University's Admission Committee has recommended colleges to give two percent relaxation in cut-off to women students from the OBC section to address their disproportionate representation with respect to men in their community.
Nov 22, 2017
Plight of Adiyan and Vetan communities of Kerala highlight why India needs to revisit criteria for determining tribal identityWhile ascertaining the tribal identity of a community, India must keep in mind that tribal communities are never static and they have been undergoing shifts at a fast pace