Scheduled Castes

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

Insulting remarks to SC/ST person made within four walls of house doesn't amount to offence: SC

The bench relied on its 2008 verdict and said that this Court had drawn distinction between the expression "public place" and "in any place within public view".

published on : 5th November 2020

Centre plans innovation hubs for SC/STs

It is thus envisaged that establishment of Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Hubs will develop, nurture and ensure development, of the SC and STs population.

published on : 20th October 2020

National Commission for Scheduled Castes issues notice to AIIMS after ex-resident doctor's allegations

Harjit Singh Bhatti, an MD in geriatric medicine from the AIIMS itself, in his complaint to NCSC claimed that he was the only candidate to have appeared for a walk-in interview on August 28.

published on : 13th October 2020

Special court in Vellore for SC/ST cases

Chief Justice of Madras High Court AP Sahi inaugurated it through video conference on Wednesday.

published on : 25th September 2020

Sadashiva panel report should be taken up: Muniyappa

But they couldn’t bring these recommendations into force because elections were declared thereafter.

published on : 1st September 2020

Supreme Court says its 2004 verdict on sub-classification of SC/STs needs to be reconsidered

In its 78-page judgment, the bench observed that the benefit of reservation, by and large, is not trickling down to the poorest of the poor.

published on : 27th August 2020

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute appointments put on hold

Meanwhile, vice-chairman Murugan had also suggested the SCTIMST to expand its reservation cell by appointing members from outside the institute.

published on : 13th February 2019

Supreme Court issues directives to check misuse of SC/ST Act

The top court further observed that the Government official cannot be prosecuted on mere allegation of committing an offence under the Act without the sanction of appointing authority.

published on : 20th March 2018

KCR promises to lead all-party team to PM on SC categorisation after activist dies during stir

Hours before the death of the woman, the Opposition parties had raised the issue of SC categorisation in the Assembly and the Congress staged a walkout as the govt did not agree to discuss the issue.

published on : 7th November 2017

UP Minister embarrasses Yogi Government, doesn’t know GST's full form

Social Welfare, Scheduled Castes and Tribal Affairs minister Ramapati Shastri was caught by media person when he was not able to tell the extended form of GST (Goods and Services Tax).

published on : 30th June 2017