Discussion held for new bill of SC/ST Sub-Plan
In the last Tamil Nadu assembly session, it was announced that the SC/ST Sub-Plan would be implemented in the next session.
Dalit youth hurt in Vellore, five arrested
Vellore taluk police registered a case under SC/ST Act and arrested Vinoth, Karan, Ilavarasan , Kabilan, and Nandhivarman. A hunt is on to nab two more accused, police said.
FIR against 3-term ex-SP MLA for raping Dalit woman
Four years ago, on the pretext of giving the Dalit woman a job, the former Samajwadi Party MLA raped her.
Two labourers die while cleaning tank at oil factory in Rajasthan's Ranpur
Five persons were cleaning a tank that stored dirty water discharged from the water filter plant of the oil factory, while two died, three others are undergoing treatment.
Two missing Dalit minor girls' bodies recovered from canal in Rajasthan's Jalore
A kidnapping case was registered against four named accused on behalf of the girls' relatives under provisions of the Indian Penal Code, POSCO Act and the SC/ST Act.
Karnataka polls: Congress has done nothing for SC/STs, says Amit Shah
Asserting that the BJP will win all 4 seats in Chamarajanagar, Shah said that the polls are a clear fight between the appeasement politics of Cong and the development politics of the Modi government.
Madras High Court stays SC/ST commission’s order for action against three cops
However, the commission ordered DIG of Kancheepuram to initiate departmental action against the Sriperumbudur DSP, Inspector Rajangam and SI Kothandaraman.
Special law soon to implement sub plans for SC/STs: TN CM MK Stalin
The Chief Minister also gave a long list of welfare schemes being implemented for the SC/STs.
Oppressed classes had it better during Cong govt: Siddaramaiah
To prove his point, he said, “When we presented our last budget of Rs 2.02 lakh crore, the allocation for SC, ST and oppressed sections was Rs 30,000 crore."
7 Irulars allegedly tortured in custody, family demand action against police officers
The men were apparently present at their respective residences at brick kilns on all days of the theft cases, which were falsely lodged against the irular tribals, alleged the letter.
Madhu’s was first lynching in state, should be last: Judge
SC/ST special court judge says awarding adequate sentence to the convicted was essential
Tribal man Madhu lynching case: Kerala court sentences 13 convicts to 7 years rigorous imprisonment
Thirteen have been sentenced to rigorous imprisonment except for Muneer, the sixteenth accused. The court directed Muneer to pay a fine of Rs 500.
Tribal man Madhu lynching case: Kerala court finds 14 out of the 16 accused men guilty
A crowd lynched Madhu on February 22, 2018. There were many twists in the case with 24 witnesses turning hostile with as many as three Special Public Prosecutors having only a brief stint.
Need reservation in private sector too: A Narayanswamy
The proposal to increase the SC/ST quota by the state government has reached the Centre.
Consider objections of caste atrocity victims against bail to accused: Madras HC
The judge observed that the SC/ST Act was specifically enacted to deter acts of indignity, humiliation and harassment against members of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
Karnataka HC stays AC’s order, allows student to write exam
The court said the petitioner shall give an undertaking before the assistant commissioner, that he will not indulge in any such activities.
Kamal Haasan comments upon the Rohini theatre row
The video that went viral shows a ticket checker restricting entry of a tribal family into the premises, and a bunch of youngsters trying to convince him to permit them, in vain.
Hyderabad University accused of casteist grading system in PhD admissions
“We discovered a pattern of discriminatory marking in interviews in many departments across various schools in the university”, the report states.
Bombay HC grants interim protection to AAP leader in SC/ST Act case, also stays probe
AAP's Sanjay Kamble said the party's Mumbai unit president Preeti Sharma Menon allegedly made casteist comments when he raised an issue of mismanagement at a meeting.
New matrix may affect Karnataka Assembly poll outcome
While political reservation has come to SC/STs, they are looking for education and employment reservation.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test