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Mar 27, 2015
SC seeks Centre, EC's reply on plea for more seats for SC/STThe Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the government and the Election Commission on a plea seeking "re-adjustment" of reserved parliamentary and assembly seats for scheduled castes and tribes in the wake of inclusion of more castes in SC category in 2002 and 2007.
Jun 20, 2014
BJP justifies govt seeking ouster of NDMA head, membersBJP justified NDA government's move to seek the ouster of heads and members of NDMA and said they should quit with the change of guard at the Centre.
Apr 04, 2014
Not just upper castes: OBCs, Dalits turning to BJP tooThe party's efforts to shed its upper caste image appears to have had some impact in critical states such as UP and Bihar
Mar 03, 2014
Ordinance on SC/STs act makes penal provisions stringentIn a bid to woo the SCs and STs ahead of elections, government on Sunday cleared an ordinance making penal provisions more stringent to deter people committing crimes against members of these communities.
Feb 18, 2014
Telangana bill moved, Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 pmHome Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Tuesday moved the bill to create a separate state of Telangana from Andhra Pradesh in the Lok Sabha amid din in the house.
Jan 29, 2013
Jaipur police issues notice against Ashish NandyJaipur Literature Festival producer Sanjoy Roy is also likely to be questioned by police today.
Jan 27, 2013
Nandy leaves Jaipur Lit Fest as police seize session footageAshis Nandy who caused an uproar after he made a statement that was construed as being offensive to SC/ST and OBC people, has left the Jaipur Literature Festival.
Dec 22, 2012
Quotas: How bias in favour of SC/STs works against themThe reservations in promotions debate has been hijacked by politicians towards stupidity. It has to be rescued by civil society.
Sep 09, 2012
What the promotions quota bill would mean, if passedThe Centre proposes to implement reservation in promotion for SCs and STs in government jobs with retrospective effect from June, 1995, according to the bill introduced in Rajya Sabha during the Monsoon session.
Sep 06, 2012
SC/ST quotas in promotions, and the coming 'caste wars'The political atmospherics over quotas in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes bears an eerie echo of post-Mandal politics. This won't end nicely.