cheduled castes

Promotions of SC, ST officials to be restored without affecting others

The state cabinet has okayed restoration of promotions of over 6,000 government officials belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

published on : 27th February 2019

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute appointments put on hold

Meanwhile, vice-chairman Murugan had also suggested the SCTIMST to expand its reservation cell by appointing members from outside the institute.

published on : 13th February 2019

SC once again refuses to stay amendments to SC/ST Act

A bench headed by Justice UU Lalit said the issue requires hearing in detail and it will be appropriate if all matters are heard on February 19.

published on : 30th January 2019

TDP will fight to provide SC status to converted Christians: Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu

While making the promise, the Chief Minister urged the Christian community to stand with the TDP in the forthcoming elections.

published on : 20th December 2018

SC, STs more at risk of assault: Study

The survey found that of those who had faced sexual violence, 31 per cent were raped, 4 per cent were gang-raped and 4 per cent faced an attempt to rape.

published on : 13th December 2018

Chennai: National Commission of Scheduled Castes staff not paid salaries for almost 2 months

The PFMS database introduced by the Central government required the digital signature of the NCSC Director for the salary to be processed.

published on : 28th November 2018

NCSC staff yet to be paid salary for almost two months

An error made by an employee of the NCSC in Chennai in obtaining the digital signature of the NCSC Director seven months ago has led the entire staff to be completely unpaid since October.

published on : 28th November 2018

Amboori adivasis set to get medical care at doorstep

Joining hands with the Kerala Medical Services Corporation Ltd, the Scheduled Castes Development Department has launched a mobile medical clinic at the area.

published on : 7th September 2018

Supreme Court issues directives to check misuse of SC/ST Act

The top court further observed that the Government official cannot be prosecuted on mere allegation of committing an offence under the Act without the sanction of appointing authority.

published on : 20th March 2018

KCR promises to lead all-party team to PM on SC categorisation after activist dies during stir

Hours before the death of the woman, the Opposition parties had raised the issue of SC categorisation in the Assembly and the Congress staged a walkout as the govt did not agree to discuss the issue.

published on : 7th November 2017

UP Minister embarrasses Yogi Government, doesn’t know GST's full form

Social Welfare, Scheduled Castes and Tribal Affairs minister Ramapati Shastri was caught by media person when he was not able to tell the extended form of GST (Goods and Services Tax).

published on : 30th June 2017