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Tens of thousands demonstrate in Rome against neo-fascists

Some participants waved flags reading “Si Vax,” a direct retort to the protesters armed with sticks and metal bars who trashed CGIL's Rome headquarters on Oct. 9.

published on : 16th October 2021

Blocking pathway of tribals offence under SC/ST Act: Madras HC

Justice SM Subramaniam said in a recent order, on a petition challenging blocking of the path in a village in the Nilgiris district.

published on : 16th October 2021

Calls grow for law to protect SC/ST lands

Tada Periyasamy, a BJP functionary, told TNIE, “The State government says it will take steps to retrieve Panchami lands from encroachers and hand them over to Scheduled communities.

published on : 12th October 2021

Backlog of SC/ST list vacancies in Central ministries doubles in 4 years

Situation looked similar in the ST category as there were 9,404 filled up posts and 12,612 unfilled as against the total vacancies of 22,016 in ST category. 

published on : 8th October 2021

SC asks Centre about exercise undertaken to justify quota in promotions for SCs/STs

The court asked the government to not argue on principles but to show it data that justify quotas in promotions on grounds such as inadequate representation in particular cadres.

published on : 5th October 2021

Six arrested for gangrape of 18-year-old in Telangana's Nizamabad

Nizamabad Commissioner of Police Karthikeya said that the accused were sent on judicial remand and that all of them were natives of Nizamabad town.

published on : 1st October 2021

Dalit students made to queue up separately during mealtime, UP principal booked

The FIR was registered against Kusum Soni, Principal of primary school in Gaderi in Sangrampur area, under relevant sections of the SC/ST Atrocities Prevention Act.

published on : 29th September 2021

High time there’s reservation for indirectly elected local body posts: Activists

Activists say it’s high time these posts have reservation seats as it is still hard for people from the disadvantaged sections to come to these posts.

published on : 29th September 2021

SC students asked to wash their utensils, keep them separate in Uttar Pradesh

The complaint said that the SC students, around 80 in all, unlike others were made to clean their utensils after eating the meal and asked to keep them separate.

published on : 26th September 2021

Atrocities against SCs and STs increased in 2020: NCRB report

UP reported highest number of  atrocities (12,714) against SCs and Madhya Pradesh reported the most number of crimes (2,401) against STs.

published on : 16th September 2021

300 caste killings in TN, 13 convictions in five years: RTI data

In the 30 years until December 2020, the State Vigilance Monitoring Committee, that is to meet twice a year, has met only three times, he added.

published on : 15th September 2021

Centre, states urge Supreme Court to hear reservation in promotion petitions

The top court noted that in its earlier order, the state governments were directed to finalise the issues which are peculiar to them so that court can proceed in the matter.

published on : 14th September 2021

Fallout of proto-fascist remarks? CUK circular asks teachers not to give anti-national lectures

When contacted, several faculty members expressed their displeasure and pointed out that the circular did not define what constituted anti-national statements and lectures.

published on : 7th September 2021

SC/ST doctors in Telangana allege bias in promotions

One of their key demands was to establish a roaster system to ensure that eligible doctors from the SC/ST community also got a chance to hold senior posts.

published on : 5th September 2021

Expedite disposal of SC, ST atrocity cases, directs Bommai

Govt to appoint Addl Advocate General to monitor progress in cases 

published on : 31st August 2021
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