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Jun 25, 2018
Chhattisgarh battles high poverty levels as creation of state 'for tribals' does little to benefit communityChhattisgarh is showing record poverty levels among the tribals who make up one-third of the state’s population, although the state was created for tribals.
Jun 21, 2018
Narendra Modi govt claims 55% of Mudra loans given to backward classes, data tells a different storyThe majority of those receiving MUDRA loans belong to the general category and this has not changed in the three years since the scheme has been operational
Jun 05, 2018
Telangana tribes step up protests demanding removal of Lambadas from ST list, hoist black flags atop housesThe aboriginal tribes in Adilabad district of Telangana have intensified their protests demanding removal of Lambadas from the list of Scheduled Tribes.
Jun 04, 2018
President Kovind asks Governors of states to act as 'change makers' to improve lives of marginalised peoplePresident Ram Nath Kovind asked the governors to act as change makers by improving lives of marginalised people and enhancing education standards.
May 04, 2018
Pawan Kumar Chamling demands constitutional recognition for 11 communities in Sikkim as Scheduled TribesSikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has demanded tribal status for eleven communities in the state
May 03, 2018
Karnataka polls: Supreme Court's order demoting SC/ST officers in state irks community, may impact electoral resultsA few days ahead of the Karnataka Assembly polls, over 20,000 government officers belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) communities are being demoted across all government offices in the state
Apr 30, 2018
'SC, ST, OBC' marked on chests of newly-recruited constables in Madhya Pradesh: Rahul terms it 'attack on Constitution'Congress president Rahul Gandhi accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of anti-Dalit mindset as photographs of Madhya Pradesh's newly-recruited constables sporting markings of 'SC', 'ST', 'OBC' on their chests went viral
Apr 29, 2018
Government to issue ordinance to uphold SC, ST rights, says Union minister Ram Vilas PaswanThe government will issue an ordinance to uphold the rights of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes if the Supreme Court does not go back on its judgment deleting the provision of immediate arrest on complaints from Dalits, says Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who asserts that the Constitution too will be amended if need be.
Apr 28, 2018
Karnataka polls: Pro-Dalit Siddaramaiah likely to get majority of the community's votes, says activist Mavalli ShankarHuman rights activist and state secretary of the Dalit Sangharsh Samiti (Ambedkar Wada), Mavalli Shankar Shankar says that people in Karnataka should not vote for BJP in the upcoming Assembly election
Apr 27, 2018
Dalit bridegrooms on horses are pushing caste barriers, challenging status quo in IndiaOver the last couple of years, Dalit weddings have been interrupted by upper castes in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat.