Scheduled Caste

35 years later, 4,500 SC persons receive e-pattas in Kallakurichi

He further ordered 1,800 community certificates be issued to ST persons including those from malayaali, irular and aadhiyan groups, official sources said.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Dindigul: Woman refuses to rent out flat to SC person, booked

Police said the SC man, A Madurai Veeran of Arasapillaipatti village, approached caste Hindu couple Lakshmi and Velusamy on September 14 for renting a building flat owned by the couple.

published on : 20th September 2022

BJP launches mega Basti Sampark Abhiyan to make inroad in SC vote bank

The BJP workers associated with Morcha are reaching all the polling booths that have more than 100 voters of the Schedule Caste community across the country.

published on : 10th September 2022

Sensitize people on 'no two paths' to burial grounds in TN: SC Commission

Avoid discriminating against the Dalits in the State, says Commission Vice Chairman.

published on : 5th September 2022

Decline in young population since 2011 causing decline in student enrolment, suggests NCERT study

The report said that enrolment is a function of population, so a decline in the child population in the age groups of 6-11, 11-14, and 14-16 years is reflected in the enrolment at each stage.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Scheduled Caste tag necessity or raffle

The unresolved debate also drags in the final aim of reservation—whether to remove social and educational backwardness or end untouchability.

published on : 1st September 2022

Reservation benefit issue: SC grants three-week to Centre to place on record current stand

A bench headed by Justice S K Kaul was told by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that the issue has ramifications and he would place on record the current stand of the government.

published on : 30th August 2022

Crimes against SC/ST communities increase by 1.2 per cent: NCRB report

With a population close to 54.3 lakh, a  total crime rate of 32.6 was registered under the ST category and a charge sheet was filed in 75.5 per cent of cases in the State.

published on : 30th August 2022

Palladam councillor assaults three SC workers for sitting in chair

In the audio clip, the councillor, identified as Dinesh Kumar of Ward 3, is heard using casteist slur against the workers.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Rajasthan Dalit boy death: Father took child to six hospitals over 23 days, but failed to save him

Indra Meghwal, a student of a private school in Jalore district's Surana village, was beaten by his teacher on July 20.

published on : 17th August 2022

Gokulraj case: Mother challenges acquittal of five accused

Mom moves HC against release of 5 accused by a spl court in March

published on : 17th August 2022

Communal clash: Three land in police net in Mayiladuthurai

Three persons were arrested on Monday in alleged connection with a communal clash that broke out in a village near Sirkazhi in the district on Friday.

published on : 16th August 2022

SC/ST panchayat chiefs hoist flag with Tamil Nadu government support, fear reprisal

Though happy, many panchayat presidents told TNIE they are now scared of reprisals and further isolation of their communities for raising the issue of caste-based discrimination.

published on : 16th August 2022

Caste panel gives clean chit to ex-NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, says he is from SC community not Muslim

The order says that Wankhede, an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, was not a Muslim by birth and it has been proven that he belongs to Mahar caste, which is a Scheduled Caste (SC).

published on : 13th August 2022

Provide reservations for SC Christians, says Archdiocese of Puducherry, Cuddalore

Priests from the Archdiocese of Puducherry and Cuddalore staged a protest demanding the Centre provide reservations for SC Christians in Villupuram on Wednesday.

published on : 11th August 2022

On top of world in Odisha's Bonda Hill, Karma writes exam record and fate

A student of Scheduled Tribe & Scheduled Caste Development (SSD) department-run Higher Secondary School at Govindpalli, Karma scored 82.66 per cent in the annual examination,

published on : 7th August 2022

Telangana govt's Dalit Bandhu changing lives for better, say beneficiaries

Another Proddutur resident Tudem Ashok used to work as a daily labourer.

published on : 31st July 2022

81 per cent SC posts vacant in Union Education Ministry: Government data

Villupuram MP D Ravikumar questioned whether the Centre was implementing the Supreme Court’s judgment on reservation for SCs and STs in promotions.

published on : 25th July 2022

Kin alleges caste hatred, dowry harassment drove woman to suicide

Sangeetha fell in love with Sumesh, a native of Thrissur, who was running a toy shop in Kochi. Sangeetha was working as a saleswoman at another shop.

published on : 10th July 2022
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