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Centre Sets Up Committee to Examine SC Sub-Categorisation, Woo Disadvantaged Communities Ahead of Lok Sabha Polls

PM Modi's promise during a Telangana rally manifests as a step toward ensuring fair allocation of benefits within the SC reservation

20 Jan 2024 1:39 AM

Changing faith or propagating one’s religion: Is it a right or a crime in India?

India allows Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist dalits access to Scheduled Caste reservations but not Christian and Muslim dalits

02 Nov 2021 12:06 AM

SC to hear creamy layer exclusion matter after 2 weeks

The petition urged the top court to formulate a 'means test' for identification of 'creamy layer in SCs and STs.

02 Dec 2019 3:27 PM

MP police’s advisory sparks caste row, invites criticism

A row erupted on Wednesday over an advisory issued by director general of police (DGP) of Madhya Pradesh V.K. Singh.

07 Nov 2019 4:29 AM

OBC, general category students in ‘Jai Bhim Yojana’

The decision comes ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls, which are scheduled to be held early, next year.

04 Sep 2019 3:03 AM


End all caste prejudices

The practice may have subsided after the controversy came out into the open, but the deep-rooted prejudices in society remain.

02 Sep 2019 12:08 AM

Centre calls UP government's caste certificate order 'unconstitutional'

Centre said the inclusion of OBCs under Scheduled Caste is in domain of Parliament and asked the state government to follow the procedure.

02 Jul 2019 3:46 PM

Gorakhpur MP detained during protest for SC status for Nishads community

Gorakhpur MP Praveen Nishad and people from the community were staging a demonstration in Bhagwanpur area.

07 Mar 2019 9:23 PM

A people’s court where a witness swears on snake

People from Haryana, Delhi and even Maharashtra come to this village to resolve their disputes.

13 Oct 2018 1:10 AM

My phones being tapped, says Mukul Roy

2 audio clips of Mukul Roy have gone viral; Dilip Ghosh cries conspiracy to malign BJP.

11 Oct 2018 6:52 AM


No says Supreme Court, refuses to reconsider 2006 order

The Bench said this criterion would be applicable only for determining the number of seats for Lok Sabha and state legislatures and not for quota.

27 Sep 2018 6:47 AM

Supreme Court refuses to stay SC/ST Act ammendments

They argued that they are challenging the validity of Section 18 A of the Act.

08 Sep 2018 12:55 AM

Two brothers charred to death in Andhra Pradesh

Previous enmity was the motive for the killing, he said adding further investigation was on.

07 Sep 2018 6:03 AM

Use SC instead of dalits, I&B ministry asks media

The order comes after the Bombay High Court asked the ministry to consider issuing a direction to media to stop using the word ‘dalit’.

04 Sep 2018 5:28 AM

Migrants among SC/ST to lose quotas: Supreme Court

In case of Scheduled Tribes, the President has been similarly empowered under Article 342(1) of the Constitution.

31 Aug 2018 1:59 AM


Journalist’s arrest under SC/ST Act triggers row

The BJP is likely to face heat in the wake of Mr Rajpurohit’s arrest under the SC/ST Act.

24 Aug 2018 5:35 AM

Plea in Supreme Court to quash amended SC/ST Act

The petitioners said that no procedural technicality could stand in the way of enforcing fundamental rights.

22 Aug 2018 2:31 AM

Mumbai University pupils antsy over stayed degree admissions

There are over 225 minority colleges in the Mumbai region affiliated with the University of Mumbai (MU) with over 70,000 seats.

28 Jun 2018 5:42 AM

2019 polls: Shah to mobilise BJP social media ‘warriors’

Party chief will also review functioning of city unit since past 1 year.

21 Jun 2018 1:40 AM

BJP MP Udit Raj demands quota in lateral entry scheme

He claimed atrocities against dalits continue no matter whether “Modi, Mayawati, or Lalu (Prasad Yadav) is in power.”

16 Jun 2018 5:24 AM