Scheduled Caste

PSI recruitment: Gujarat refutes social media message on SC quota

The state Social Justice and Empowerment department, in a statement, said the rules governing the recruitment are as per the law and all reservation norms were being followed.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Congress in Rajya Sabha accuses government of conspiring to end reservation for SCs

Mallikarjun Kharge also slammed the government for bringing an amendment bill to include seven castes in Tamil Nadu under one group of the SC list ahead of assembly polls in the state.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Ahead of Tamil Nadu polls, Parliament passes bill to club seven castes in under one nomenclature

The passage in Rajya Sabha completes the parliamentary approval process.

published on : 22nd March 2021

12 SC ‘informant’ families face boycott over 2 years in Karnataka

For almost two years now, 12 families of Yennemadi near Hirregutti village in Kumta taluk, belonging to the Scheduled Caste, have been facing social boycott shockingly by their own community.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Bill to modify list of scheduled castes in Tamil Nadu passed by Lok Sabha

The Registrar General of India has conveyed concurrence to the proposed modifications, the bill said.

published on : 19th March 2021

Dravidian majors, BJP betrayed us, will field candidates to show strength: Vellalar leader

Vellalar associations are  up in arms against Vellala appendage to SC sub-sects   

published on : 20th February 2021

Dharmapuri: Kanimozhi moved to tears by plight of Dalits

In Eriyur, residents broke down while sharing their experiences of casteism. Abhita, a resident of Arunthatiar Colony, said, “People from dominant caste treat us like outcasts.

published on : 18th February 2021

Bill to harvest votes of seven SC groups tabled in Lok Sabha

Bid to address Devendrakula Velalar’s demand before TN polls

published on : 14th February 2021

Bill to modify list of Scheduled Castes in Tamil Nadu introduced in Lok Sabha

To give effect to the changes, it is necessary to amend the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 by Parliament.

published on : 13th February 2021

Outreach effort? Union MoS dines at Dalit village in Pondy

Apart from this gesture of goodwill, he also interacted with others of the community and paid heed to their grievances.

published on : 9th February 2021

Haryana govt to provide free textbooks to Schedule Caste college students

The ERP-portal has been designed to cater to the requirements of the colleges for a robust database, the spokesperson said.

published on : 27th January 2021

SC welfare dept spending lowest in 2019-20: MLA

Later, Anil told TNIE that the spending in the 2019-20 fiscal was the lowest in recent history.

published on : 23rd January 2021

PIL questions Olekar’s appointment

The petitioner, K C Rajanna, alleged that the State Government appointed Olekar on November 27, 2020 for political reasons.

published on : 6th January 2021

SC, ST Commission does not have powers to function as a court: HC

The Judge observed that the Commission cannot be construed to be a Tribunal or a forum discharging functions of a judicial character or court. 

published on : 25th December 2020

Fund boost to scholarship scheme for SC students

The Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for Scheduled Castes allows students to pursue any course from class 11, with the government providing for the cost of education.

published on : 23rd December 2020
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