Scheduled Castes

Supreme Court decodes reservations in promotions

Supreme Court decodes reservations in promotions

On 10th May 2019, a division bench of Supreme Court passed a landmark verdict on the issue of reservation in promotions for Scheduled Cas...Read More

Bhopal: From the archive

Bhopal: From the archive

This constituency was reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes. This constituency covers entire Bhind and Datia dist...Read More

Mumbai: Pupils oppose quota in medical courses

Mumbai: Pupils oppose quota in medical courses

Mumbai: Students applying for post-graduate (PG) courses in medicine have claimed there are no seats in the Open category due to the rese...Read More

Jobs for SC/STs to dip as Supreme Court junks Centre’s appeal

Jobs for SC/STs to dip as Supreme Court junks Centre’s appeal

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday junked the Centre’s appeal against an Allahabad High Court ruling which had held that ‘department...Read More

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Bhopal: SC/ST ministers dominate Kamal Nath’s government

BHOPAL: The ministers belonging to scheduled castes (SCs) and scheduled tribes (STs) are in dominating position in the state government, ...Read More

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Top court to deliver 2 crucial verdicts today

New Delhi : Judgments are slated on Wednesday on two crucial cases heard by two different Constitution Benches on the constitutional vali...Read More

Why rename the ‘Dalits’

Why rename the ‘Dalits’

Although the government had no role in bringing the original petition by a Nagpur resident calling for an end to the use of the ‘Dalit’ w...Read More

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Use SC, not Dalit: I&B Ministry to TV channels Cong equates it to censorship

The I&B advisory urges channels that they may refrain from using the term ‘Dalit’ while referring to people belonging to Scheduled Ca...Read More

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HC convicts 33 in Dalit killing case in Haryana

Says even after 71 years of Independence, atrocities against Dalits on rise

Why quota in promotions for relatives of affluent SC/ST staff, asks SC

Why quota in promotions for relatives of affluent SC/ST staff, asks SC

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the logic behind granting quota in promotions in government jobs to the kith and kin...Read More

Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha rejects resolution to treat SCs, STs equally across states

Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha rejects resolution to treat SCs, STs equally across states

New Delhi: A private resolution seeking an amendment to the Constitution for equal treatment of SCs and STs across the country was negate...Read More

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Lok Sabha passes bill to give constitutional status to NCBC

New Delhi : A crucial bill to provide constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes was passed unanimously by the...Read More

No SC interim order on quota to SC/ST in govt jobs

No SC interim order on quota to SC/ST in govt jobs

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to pass an interim order against its 2006 verdict which dealt with the application of ...Read More

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Govt initiates inter-ministerial consultations on SC/ST ordinance

Dalit groups had organised protests across the country on April 2 against the alleged dilution of the Act through the Supreme Court’s Mar...Read More

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Niti Aayog shows how to eradicate reservation

Instead of filling up its posts that would have warranted reservation, the NITI Aayog has been hiring ‘consultants’ claiming “procurement...Read More

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Cong’s two mega shows next week

New Delhi : The Congress mounts attack on the BJP and the Modi government with two mega shows in the capital next week.

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SC/ST verdict: Centre considering ordinance

Introducing a bill in monsoon session of Parliament to amend the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 198...Read More

Bihar Dalit leader demands ‘Harijanistan’

Bihar Dalit leader demands ‘Harijanistan’

Patna: Two days after Dalits protested across the country against a Supreme Court ruling on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Pr...Read More

Reservation policy will continue: Govt

Reservation policy will continue: Govt

New Delhi : The government has no plan to do away with quota policy for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the country, Union H...Read More

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SC/ST Act: Govt to file review next week

New Delhi : The government is set to file a review petition before the Supreme Court next week challenging its order banning automatic ar...Read More

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