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Karnataka government now looking at student loan waiver for SC/ST communities

This communication has been issued following a request made by the state president of Praja Parivartana Vedike to the state government to waive education loans of the SC/ST students.

published on : 9th October 2018

Scheduled caste children held on false charges during April 2 Bharat Bandh remain 'scarred for life'

Now out on bail, 12-year-old Abhay is trying to erase the mental and emotional scars that spending “two months and six days” in a juvenile home gave him. 

published on : 28th September 2018

No routine arrest under SC/ST Act if sentence in other sections is less than 7 years: Allahabad HC

The investigating officer has to ensure that the arrest was essential, otherwise the judicial magistrate would not send accused to judicial custody.

published on : 12th September 2018

Scheduled Caste leader's head skin peeled for 'wearing turban' in Madhya Pradesh

The accused allegedly called Jatav in Mahoba village on September 3 under some pretext and abused him there and then peeled off the skin of his head using a knife.

published on : 11th September 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

Uttar Pradesh tops list among scheduled caste students getting national overseas scholarships

The national overseas scholarship is a Central scheme under which SC students get financial assistance for for pursuing higher studies.

published on : 26th July 2018

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan to write to PM Narendra Modi on SC, ST issues

A total of 70 MPs were invited but just 27 turned up for the meeting held by Paswan to discuss SC/ST issues.

published on : 24th July 2018

State govt seeks legal opinion on SC/ST promotions bill, draws flak

Employees from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe have questioned the move and are planning to stage a protest on July 4 at Freedom Park.

published on : 3rd July 2018

National Commission for Scheduled Caste asks administration to check school drop outs among Thoothukudi gunfire victim families

National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) vice-chairman L Murugan on Saturday concluded a three-day investigation into the police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters.

published on : 1st July 2018

CM Chandrababu Naidu takes a dig at Centre over attacks on Dalits, announces sops

IT Minister Nara Lokesh challenges Jagan, Pawan to stage protests against Centre for special category status; all SC legislators of the party take part in Dalita Tejam. 

published on : 1st July 2018

Rs 62 crore allotted to SC Crucial Welfare Fund

The government is implementing many schemes for the welfare and development of Scheduled Castes.

published on : 1st July 2018

UP CM Yogi Adityanath addresses BJP lawmakers, party workers 

Addressing them at a private institute on Delhi-Meerut road, he said the two governments are also dedicated to the welfare of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes.

published on : 19th June 2018

Elderly woman cremated on road near Tiruvalla

An elderly woman, belonging to the Scheduled Caste, was cremated on the public road at Keezhcerimel near here on Saturday for want of proper crematorium facilities.  

published on : 18th June 2018

Crimes against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes see 4 per cent fall in Andhra Pradesh

However, murders and rapes against members of the two weaker sections showed an overall increase of 10 percent and 12 percent respectively.

published on : 11th June 2018

13 Dalit families deprived of housing units, report sought

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has directed Jagatsinghpur Collector to submit a detailed report on depriving 13 Dalit families in Karmamanga village under Balikuda block of the ho

published on : 28th May 2018
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