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Can affluent among SC/STs be denied quota in promotions: Supreme Court asks Centre

Attorney General K K Venugopal said creamy layer stopped affluent people from other backward classes from availing quota benefits and this cannot be made applicable to SCs and STs.

published on : 16th August 2018

Appropriate bench to hear PIL for CBI probe into violence after SC/ST verdict: Supreme Court

Widespread violence had taken place across the country during the bandh in which 11 lives were lost and several properties destroyed or damaged.

published on : 14th August 2018

MLA condemns arrest of Central University of Kerala scholar; students say university cultivating fear

Kasargod MLA NA Nellikkunnu said Ganthoti Nagaraju came to Kasargod for his PhD but the university made him a criminal.

published on : 13th August 2018

Ram Vilas Paswan questions pro-Dalit credentials of Opposition parties

why OBC commission was not granted constitutional status during Congress rule, and non-construction of memorials where Ambedkar was born,

published on : 11th August 2018

Parliament passes bill to restore SC/ST Act

The bill provides that an investigating officer will not require the approval of any authority for the arrest of the accused booked under the SC/ST Act.

published on : 9th August 2018

Insulting Dalit pride Congress' legacy: Amit Shah to Rahul Gandhi

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday advised Congress President Rahul Gandhi to give "some time to facts", accusing his party of treating Dalits with "patronising and condescending" attitude.

published on : 9th August 2018

PM Narendra Modi has anti-Dalit mindset, Congress will fight for inclusive India: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi accused PM Modi of having an anti-Dalit mindset as the opposition leader slammed the centre over atrocities against SC/ST.

published on : 9th August 2018

Dalit outfits postpone Bharat Bandh scheduled for August 9

The All India Ambedkar Mahasabha (AIAM), the umbrella organisation fighting for Dalit rights in the country, postponed Bharat Bandh scheduled for August 9.

published on : 9th August 2018

Dalit cook row: Students now complain of food poisoning

Parents of the children alleged that a dead lizard was found in the food, following which the school headmistress Sasikala lodged a complaint of negligence of duty against P Pappal, the cook.

published on : 8th August 2018

Christian organisations seek SC benefits for Dalit converts in Telangana

The organisation say that SC converts suffer from the same social barriers as the Hindus in spite of their change of religion.

published on : 8th August 2018

Parliament Monsoon Session Day 13 highlights: Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed in Rajya Sabha

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs of India Kiren Rijiju said that a centrally-funded scheme to set up fast track courts is initiated to address the issue of case pile-up.

published on : 6th August 2018

Bereaved family files defamation case against Mar Thoma Church head

Though the Church gave permission to conduct a funeral in Kalluvathukal Church on June 27, the ceremony was delayed by a day after the alleged intervention of the Metropolitan.

published on : 6th August 2018

Three persons booked for thrashing 2 Dalits for refusing to work in Uttar Pradesh

Three persons have been booked for allegedly thrashing two Dalits for refusing to work for them at Tuglakpur village.

published on : 5th August 2018

Dilution of SC/ST Atrocities Act: Why Dalits are angry

The Supreme Court order ‘diluting’ the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act continues to agitate Dalits who are observing Bharat Bandh on August 9.

published on : 5th August 2018
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