SCHEDULED CASTES AND SCHEDULED TRIBES
Defection of BSP MLAs: Mayawati says Congress again proved it is untrustworthy
BSP President Mayawati on Tuesday hit out at the Congress after six of her MLAs in Rajasthan switched sides, saying the party has once again proved that it is "unreliable" and "untrustworthy".
After HC stay, Mayawati says UP govt move to include 17 OBCs in SC list 'selfish, political'
Staying the notification on Monday, the high cou...
SC refers central government’s plea to review ruling on SC/ST Act to larger bench
SC order intended to prevent misuse of law seen working aga...
Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi not a tribal: Committee
Ironically, Jogi was the chairman of Congress’ Scheduled Tribes department when he walked out of the party in 2016 to float his own party, Janta Congress Chhattisgarh.
RSS joint general secretary says Dalit was a term given by “outsiders”
Krishna Gopal, the general secretary of the RSS, spoke against discrimination and caste terms.
Work begins on granting forest rights to 13 lakh tribals
A coordination committee, headed by chief secretaries of respective union territories, would be formed to finalise the rollout, tribal affairs secretary Deepak Khandekar said.
Chhattisgarh’s Congress govt hikes SC quota to 13%, says it’s in proportion to population
The govt has termed this decision as correcting the “wrong” done by the previous BJP government in the state.
CBSE hikes exam fees for SC/ST pupils by 24 times, general category to pay double
The students appearing for the Class 10 board exams are registered for it when in Class 9, and those appearing for Class 12 are registered when in Class 11.
106 central laws to be applied to UT of Jammu & Kashmir
After the erosion of its distinct identity, Article 370 will apparently begin a new association with the law of the country through various articles in the Constitution and its identity as a Union Territory.
AAP government to launch overseas scholarship scheme for Dalit students
The proposal is likely to be put before the cabinet soon, Delhi's SC/ST Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam told.
No enumeration of OBCs in 2021 census: MHA
“Union cabinet will have to take a decision for enumeration of OBCs in the Census. There is a provision for SC/ST in Census but not OBC,” the official said.
Despite promise, no OBC category yet in census 2021
Last time a caste-based census was conducted 87 years ago, in 1931, by the British.
Reservation in private sector adds new dimension to quota politics
Reservation for locals in jobs, either in government or private sector, seems to be the new trend spreading across the states.
Assam cabinet prescribes two child norm and educational qualification for the GMC
Assam cabinet meeting on Monday resolved that the number of ward members of GMC will be increased to 60 from the present 31.
Punjab, Haryana asked to furnish document to show Chandigarh is common capital
A division bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court was hearing a petition on Monday filed by a lawyer, who is a Chandigarh resident.
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