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Apr 27, 2018
Supreme Court to hear Centre's plea seeking review of its ruling on SC/ST Act on 3 MayThe Supreme Court will hear the Centre's plea seeking review of its judgment on the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (SC/ST Act) on 3 May.
Apr 26, 2018
Union Cabinet approves extension of Scheduled Areas in Rajasthan; over 45 lakh tribals stand to benefit in stateThe Union Cabinet gave approval for inclusion of certain areas in Rajasthan under the Fifth Schedule to the Constitution so that the tribals living there can avail the benefit of protective measures under its provisions.
Apr 21, 2018
Supreme Court verdict diluting SC/ST Atrocities Act will increase caste-based violence, fear Dalit activistsHuman rights activists and Dalit leaders worry that the apex court's ruling will lead to an increase in atrocities committed against Dalits and other religious minorities
Apr 16, 2018
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says rights of minorities, SC/STs 'absolutely safe' under Narendra Modi govtThe rights of the backwards, SC/STs and minorities are absolutely safe under the Narendra Modi government, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Monday.
Apr 13, 2018
Democracy In India Part 3: Caste and politics continue to collide, sometimes violently, in a cyclical struggle for powerWith the Indian democracy emerging as a dominant player, some social and political changes have been seen. But caste and politics continue to collide.
Apr 10, 2018
Bharat Bandh: Centre sends 30 CRPF companies to states to maintain law and order, prevent any untoward incidentThe Central government has sent 30 companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) – the country's largest paramilitary force – to various states to maintain law and order during the "Bharat Bandh" called on Tuesday.
Apr 09, 2018
Democracy In India Part 2: Use of religion by ruling parties overwhelms secular character of Indian StateThe Indian State, guided by the Constitution, does aspire to be secular. But in practice, religion has deeply penetrated its apparatus and democracy.
Apr 05, 2018
Democracy In India Part 1: BJP, Congress prioritise community over individual, use caste and religion to enslave citizensIn this process of interplay between identity and politics, BJP may have learnt from the Congress, which is beginning to re-learn the same: This time from the BJP. Such identity politics will continue for the foreseeable future. In Indian democracy, the individual stands defeated.
Apr 04, 2018
Bharat Bandh: Over 5,000 people booked, 32 arrested for rioting in Ghaziabad; raids on to arrest othersAs many as 5,000 people have been booked for creating ruckus and damaging public and government properties in Ghaziabad during Bharat Bandh protests.
Apr 03, 2018
Supreme Court judgment on SC/ST Atrocities Act represents overreach, betrays Constitution itselfThe "acknowledged abuse" of the Atrocities Act stands on a somewhat flimsy factual footing