Scheduled Tribes

Over 33,000 cases filed under SC/ST Atrocities Act in Madhya Pradesh in four years: Government data

A total of 6,852 cases were registered under this Act in 2018, while this number was 7,474 in 2019, the data said.

published on : 25th December 2021

Madras HC suggests panel to fix Backward Classes criteria

This cannot be done overnight, he said, adding that without clearing all these things, the election cannot be held.

published on : 1st December 2021

Bill to amend Scheduled Tribes list in Uttar Pradesh before 2022 polls

As for Tamil Nadu, Parliament had classified certain castes in the Scheduled Castes category ahead of the Assembly elections in the state.

published on : 24th November 2021

Kerala SC, ST commission seeks probe into misuse of welfare fund

Move follows serious irregularities in fund sanctions identified at two offices in capital dist

published on : 15th November 2021

Atrocities against members of SC/ST are not thing of past, says SC

The top court noted that many perpetrators of caste-based atrocities get away scot-free due to shoddy investigations and the negligence of prosecution.

published on : 29th October 2021

National Scheduled Tribes commission convenes 6th hearing, Rourkela Steel Plant oustee issues unresolved

NCST's 2020 report had observed that all displaced families have not received alternative agricultural land, some were given agriculturally unfit land over 100 km away from land given for residence.

published on : 8th October 2021

Over 50 tribal families in Pudukkottai left to struggle without community certificate

Owing to the lack of certificate, several parents refrain from sending their children to schools after Class 9 and youth are finding it difficult to get jobs, despite having a degree.

published on : 8th October 2021

In India, 5 out of 6 multidimensionally poor are from lower tribes or castes: UN report

The Scheduled Tribe group accounts for 9.4 per cent of the population and is the poorest, with 65 million of the 129 million people living in multidimensional poverty, the report said.

published on : 7th October 2021

Sweeper hit with footwear in Tamil Nadu, woman booked under SC/ST Act 

In a video that was widely circulated on social media, Parameswari is seen beating Ramakrishnan with her footwear.

published on : 4th October 2021

Polavaram project: Panel sees violation of tribal rights

NCST sends report to AP, Odisha, Centre, PPA; CS told to file compliance report in 4 weeks

published on : 19th September 2021

New panel will be toothless: SC/ST leaders

The DMK government is set to pass a Bill to establish a State commission for the welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

published on : 13th September 2021

Puducherry: Reservation of Backward Classes, ST candidates for local body elections to be drawn on August 13

The State Election Commission, is engaged in the preparatory works related to the conduct of Civic Elections to Local Bodies in the U.T. of Puducherry.

published on : 11th August 2021

Parliament passes bill to amend Scheduled Tribes list relating to Arunachal Pradesh

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda said the Opposition was not participating in the debate on a bill so important for the welfare of the tribal population.

published on : 9th August 2021

Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend Scheduled Tribe list relating to Arunachal Pradesh

Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda said, 'This bill will justice to tribals. Please support and approve the bill.

published on : 5th August 2021

Plea against derogatory word on caste certificate

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued notices and asked the Central and Delhi governments to file their replies to the petition.

published on : 27th July 2021
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