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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

Creamy layer cannot be applied to deny benefits of quota in promotions: Centre to SC

The top law officer said that even if some people of the community have come up, the stigma of caste and backwardness is still attached to them.

published on : 16th August 2018

Andhra Pradesh government to spend Rs 900 crore this year for water schemes in remote villages

The department will go for solar-powered drinking water supply systems in tribal areas.

published on : 15th August 2018

More hostel facilities for tribal youths: Minister for SC/ST Welfare A K Balan

New post-matric and pre-matric hostels for boys and girls, and a new building will be built for the Model Residential School (MRS) at Kuttichal.

published on : 14th 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

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

SC/ST Morcha hails job reservation bid

SC/ST Morcha national vice-president Shajumon Vattekad has welcomed the decision of the Union Government to reinstate the SC/ST Atrocities Act.

published on : 11th August 2018

Rajya Sabha rejects private resolution to treat SC, ST equally across states

The resolution, moved by Vishambhar Prasad Nishad (SP), was put to vote, as many as 66 members voted against it as against 32 in favour.

published on : 10th August 2018

'Grave situation', says Supreme Court on incidents of vandalism during protests

The apex court was referring to protests on the Maratha reservation, nation-wide violence following the apex court verdict in the SC/ST matter and the incidents of violence involving 'Kanwarias'.

published on : 10th 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

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

Parliament Monsoon Session Day 16 HIGHLIGHTS: Lok Sabha passes Representation of People (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Today, the Lok Sabha passed four bills related to GST and the Representation of People (Amendment) Bill, 2018.

published on : 9th August 2018

Bill to restore original SC/ST Atrocities law passed in Parliament

The Bill proposes that the FIR could be registered on complaints of offences against the SCs/STs, while there would not be need for prior sanction for arrests of the government officials.

published on : 7th August 2018

Maharashtra: 3 held for attack on BJP MP's car, SC/ST Act invoked

A senior police official said that around 25 people had been charged under section 307 (attempt to murder), 143 (unlawful assembly), 147 (rioting) and 341 (wrongful restraint) and other relevant provi

published on : 6th August 2018

Congress demands inclusion of laws on atrocities against SC/STs in Constitution's 9th Schedule

The bill introduced by the government rules out any provision for an anticipatory bail for a person accused of atrocities against SC/STs, notwithstanding any court order.

published on : 6th August 2018
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