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Aug 16, 2018
'Creamy layer' concept can't be applied to deny quota benefits to SC/ST employees in govt jobs, says Centre to Supreme CourtAttorney General KK Venugopal told a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that there is no judgment which says that affluent people of the SC/ST community can be denied quota benefits by applying creamy layer concept.
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.
Jul 19, 2018
Govt plans 50 percent reservation for SC/ST applicants in teaching positions at state-run universities, says HRD ministryUnion HRD minister Javadekar said that the government is planning to allot 50 percent reservations for SC/ST applicants in teaching positions in government universities and colleges
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 11, 2018
Upper-caste Hindus least afraid of police, while Sikhs are religious community most fearful of cops, says reportUpper-caste Hindus fear police the least, are most likely to have a favourable opinion of them and are least likely to be contacted by them, says a report.
Jun 07, 2018
UPSC releases notification for NDA, NA (II) exam 2018; apply at upsc.gov.inThe Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification for the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam (II) 2018. Interested candidates can apply at upsc.gov.in.
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 25, 2018
Karnataka polls: Siddaramaiah goes quiet on caste and reservation, but it may be too little too lateSiddaramaiah may yet walk away with a comfortable majority if he is lucky, but the reports of depleting support for the Congress are not good
Apr 12, 2018
Amit Shah visits UP to take stock of preparations for legislative council polls, meets BJP's 'sulking' alliance partnersAmit Shah visited Uttar Pradesh to take stock of preparations for the upcoming legislative council polls in the state and meet the party's 'sulking' alliance partners.
Apr 01, 2018
Supreme Court dilutes SC/ST Act: Centre to tell apex court that order will reduce fear of law, could result in more violationsSC order banning automatic arrest for harassment of Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) will dilute the law which aims to protect the marginalised, the government is likely to tell the top court.