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India8, Dec 2019, 4:57 PM
Govt to introduce Bill to extend reservation for SC/ST in Parliament
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will introduce the Constitution (126th Amendment Bill) 2019, in the Lok Sabha on Monday (December 9)
India1, Oct 2019, 11:56 AM
Supreme Court allows review petition on ‘diluting’ provisions of SC/ST Act
The Supreme Court allows the review petition filed by the Centre against Court’s judgement of ‘diluting’ various stringent provisions of SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. The Centre had filed a review petition after the SC judgment led to violent nation-wide protests by various SC/ST organisations on April 2, 2018.
India25, Jul 2019, 11:35 AM
Kerala HC judge Chitambaresh’s comments on Brahmins spark controversy
Chitambaresh, Kerala high court judge has grabbed headlines for his controversial speech at the Tamil Brahmin Global meet in Kochi on July 19. Minister for SC/ST and culture Balan said that the statement made by the judge will convey a wrong message to the society
India13, May 2019, 5:32 PM
Alwar Dalit girl gang-raped, videotaped in front of husband, cops and 'libs' look away
The barely adult woman was raped in turns in front of her husband while the perpetrators kept roughing up the man. They videotaped the act and later extorted the couple, despite which they circulated the video on social media.
India11, May 2019, 12:31 PM
Supreme Court maintains validity of promotion quota for SC/ST government staff
SC/ST employees who were earlier demoted are expected to be promoted; CM and Deputy CM welcome the move
India1, May 2019, 2:22 PM
SC reserves verdict in case pertaining to the SC/ST Act
In view of the misuse of Schedule Caste and Scheduled Tribes Atrocities Act of 1989 on March 20, 2019, the Supreme Court banned the FIR received under this Act. The court had also said that there should be a provision of anticipatory bail for the accused
India20, Jan 2019, 2:23 PM
Sabarimala: SC/ST Commission issues notice to thantri for performing purification rites
On January 2, the chief priest of the Sabarimala temple had closed the doors of the shrine for performing Suddhikalasam (purification rites) after it was confirmed that two women entered the temple through the back gate and had the darshan of Lord Ayyappa.
India7, Jan 2019, 3:03 PM
PM Modi delivers masterstroke ahead of 2019 polls, clears 10% quota for upper caste poor
MyNation, on September 12, 2018, was the first to report that the Modi government was seriously mulling the introduction of income-based reservation for upper castes. Constitution would soon be amended for making way for this reservation without touching those for the SC/ST and OBC
India12, Dec 2018, 8:38 PM
Have upper castes in MP punished BJP through massive NOTA for SC/ST Amendment Act?
Assuming that most of the NOTA votes in MP came from disgruntled BJP voters, especially from the high castes, who were irked by the Centre’s SC/ST Amendment Act, NOTA went on to dwarf several other political outfits, including the AAP and Samajwadi Party.
Madhya Pradesh28, Nov 2018, 12:18 PM
#Semifinals18: Data stacked in favour of BJP's fourth term in Madhya Pradesh
In the Madhya Pradesh polls today, as many as 2,899 candidates, including 1,094 independents, are in the fray. While BJP is contesting all the 230 seats, the Congress has fielded 229 candidates. With a number of issues, such as anti-incumbency, the agrarian crisis, and others, will BJP be successful in forming the government for the fourth time?
India28, Oct 2018, 6:40 PM
Kerala: Cochin Devaswom Board to appoint 54 non-Brahmin priests including 7 from SC/ST
Out of a total of 70 appointments, only 16 were from the upper castes. Out of the 54 appointments from the backward castes, 31 were in terms of merit
India24, Oct 2018, 7:00 PM
Waiver populism: How much Karnataka will have to pay for HD Kumaraswamy's farm, education largesse
Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy is likely to announce education loan waiver, to lessen the burden on students belonging to the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. It looks like Kumaraswamy is trying to win over the youth of the state through this scheme, but at the cost of taxpayer's money.
India16, Oct 2018, 7:07 PM
#MeToo: Married woman commits suicide, implicates Karnataka JD(S) leader
Victim has written a three-page suicide note, before committing taking her life by hanging from the ceiling of her house. The politician in question is Hodigere Ramesh, leader of the SC/ST Unit of JD(S) in Chennagiri.