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Modi wrong to flag caste card at rallies: Mamata

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 19:09

Addressing a rally in Panihati, West Bengal, on Tuesday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was making a big mistake by flagging the caste card at his recent rallies.

Verma-Punia rivalry comes to fore at Rahul Gandhi`s roadshow

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 19:48

The rivalry between senior Congress leaders Beni Prasad Verma and P L Punia came to the fore as party vice president Rahul Gandhi formally kicked off election campaign through a road show here.

SC, ST 1989 Act effectively implemented in Rajasthan: Gehlot

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 15:54

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has assured Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes P L Punia that the state government is making continuous efforts to effectively implement SC, ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989.

Petition against Punia for making public rape victims` names

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 22:06

A social activist on Friday moved a local court seeking action against chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes.

NCSC pulls up Odisha minister, gets defamation threat

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 23:31

National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) directed Odisha government not to defend in court a state minister who made casteist remarks, while he threatened to file defamation against NCSC chief.

Cops fail to file chargesheet against students in gang-rape case

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 20:34

Delhi police on Thursday failed to file the chargesheet in a court here in a gang-rape of a minor girl in which six law students of Jamia Millia Islamia University have been arrested last month.

`Most coal blocks allocation cleared during NDA regime`

Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 17:20

Chairman of National Commission for Schedule Castes PL Punia slammed the BJP for its opposition to coal blocks allocation.

Borromeo hopeful of India will open its account in Olympic

Last Updated: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 16:04

Former Olympian Charles Borromeo on Saturday expressed confidence that India would open its account in the track and field events in the London Olympic Games.

Maya accuses SP govt of indulging in political vendetta

Last Updated: Saturday, May 19, 2012, 16:56

BSP chief Mayawati said it was ordering probes into the works done during her tenure in Uttar Pradesh due to "political vendetta".

‘Wrong to connect incidents of violence with SP’

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 22:34

Scheduled Castes panel chairperson P L Punia on Friday said it was wrong to ink the recent incidents of violence with SP.

Hazare`s campaign `threat` to Constitution: Punia

Last Updated: Saturday, August 20, 2011, 22:14

Chairman of SC/ST Commission PL Punia on Saturday alleged that the Constitution was facing "threat" due to the campaign launched by social activist Anna Hazare.

Punia seeks ban on outsourcing of contract labours

Last Updated: Sunday, July 03, 2011, 20:21

National Scheduled Castes Commission (NSCC) Chairman P L Punia sought a ban on outsourcing of contractual labour saying it is an "exploitation" of labour force.