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Is BJP targeting Dalits for votes?- Part II

Watch panel discussion on this special segment and get to know 'Is Stand Up India launch from Noida of UP focused to lure the votes of Scheduled castes'?
To know more watch this full video here.

Is BJP targeting Dalits for votes?

Watch panel discussion on this special segment and get to know 'Is Stand Up India launch from Noida of UP focused to lure the votes of Scheduled castes'?
To know more watch this full video here.

Rohith Vemula was a Dalit, claims SC/ST panel head PL Punia

Rohith Vemula was a Dalit, claims SC/ST panel head PL Punia

The Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribe commission chairman PL Punia on Sunday dismissed the recent claims made by Union Minister Sushma Swaraj and said that PhD scholar Rohith Vemula, who committed suicide in Hyderabad in January this year, was a Dalit.

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-The Parliament is not for creating ruckus says, President Pranab Mukherjee.
-To revolt is the right of the opposition in democracy, says PL Punia.
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PM Narendra Modi must speak against growing intolerance: Punia

National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chairman PL Punia has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'must open his mouth' over the growing intolerance in the country as the current state has been prevalent after the NDA government came to power at the Centre.

VK Singh's 'dog' remark: NCSC sends notice to UP DGP, Ghaziabad SSP

Taking suo motu congnisance of Union Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh's controversial comments over the Dalit burning issue, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes has issued a notice to DGP of Uttar Pradesh and SSP of Ghaziabad.

Dog remark: SC-ST Commission issues notice to VK Singh

SC-ST Commission issuesd notice to V.K Singh on his controversial statement of comparing burnt Dalit kid to dog and stone.

Panel discussion on Ballabhgarh arson attack taking political turn

Two children were burnt alive while their parents were reported to be critical when the house of a Dalit family in Ballabhgarh district was set on fire on Tuesday, police said. Three of the 11 accused have been arrested. This Faridabad arson attack is taking a political turn.

VHP's clam of 'Muslims aggressively increasing their numbers' undemocratic: Congress

VHP's clam of 'Muslims aggressively increasing their numbers' undemocratic: Congress

The Congress Party on Monday accused the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) of dividing the country in the name of religion, saying that the latter's comment that Muslims are making it a "campaign" to increase their numbers, is completely "undemocratic."

Delay in OROP shows difference in what NDA 'preaches and practises': Congress

Delay in OROP shows difference in what NDA 'preaches and practises': Congress

The Congress party on Wednesday said that delay in implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) scheme shows a difference in what the BJP-led NDA preaches and practises.

Implement OROP immediately: Congress

Congress Monday asked the Union government to immediately implement 'One Rank One Pension' for ex-servicemen who have been protesting over delay in implementing the policy.

Lalit Modi row: No need for husband's sign for operation in Portugal, claims Congress

Lalit Modi row: No need for husband's sign for operation in Portugal, claims Congress

The Congress party on Monday continued to agitate for External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's resignation in light of the Lalit Modi controversy, claiming that the 'excuse' given by the BJP for her actions is invalid.

Journalist murder: Punia criticises UP govt for not acting against its ministers

Terming the Uttar Pradesh government's action against its ministers Ram Murti Verma and Kailash Chaurasia as "not adequate", senior Congress leader PL Punia on Sunday called for their resignation and arrest over embroilment in controversies.

Captain Saurabh Kalia case: Centre's stand to not approach ICJ is 'disgraceful', says Congress

The Congress party on Monday criticised the stand taken by the NDA Government at the Centre to not approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) with respected to the alleged torture and killing of Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia by Pakistani forces, terming it a 'disgrace' to soldiers sacrificing their lives for the nation.

De-recognition row: NCSC sends notice to IIT Madras

The national scheduled castes panel has sent a notice to IIT Madras over the de-recognition by the premier technical institute of a students' group, several of whose members are from the Dalit community, allegedly following a complaint that it was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Moga incident: SC Commission chairman visits hospital

National Commission for Scheduled Castes Chairman PL Punia on Saturday visited the civil hospital where the mother of the teenage girl, who was molested and thrown off a moving bus belonging to the ruling Badal family, is recuperating.

Congress accuses BJP of usurping legacy of Ambedkar

 Congress on Tuesday accused BJP of trying to "usurp" the legacy of BR Ambedkar for "vote-bank politics" even as the Government came under attack on Dalit issues at a function held under the auspices of National Commission for Scheduled Castes and a Dalit outfit here.

Dimapur lynching was bad but it could act as deterrent: Punia

Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Congress MP PL Punia on Wednesday condemned the Dimapur lynching but at the same time said such incidents could instill fear into those involved in crime against women and called upon the dalits and adivasis to get organised so that nobody dares to misbehave with their women.

PIL seeking Punia's removal dismissed

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction for removal of PL Punia from the post of the chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes.

Congress leader PL Punia files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha

Senior Congress leader PL Punia Friday filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha in the presence of senior party leaders and legislators.