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Gujarat to set up 16 special courts to handle SC/ST atrocity cases

Gujarat to set up 16 special courts to handle SC/ST atrocity cases

These courts will be set up in 15 districts. Ahmedabad will get two different courts - Ahmedabad (Rural) and City Civil Court, Ahmedabad.

PM Modi launches Stand up India to promote financial inclusion - In Pics

Giving a push to government's financial inclusion programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched the Stand-up India scheme under which 1.25 lakh bank branches will provide loans up to Rs 1 crore to SC/ST and women entrepreneurs.

Government's big push to create entrepreneurs from SC/ST, women: FM Arun Jaitley

Asking party workers to reach out to SCs, STs and women, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said government will soon launch 'Stand Up India' scheme to provide loans of up to Rs one crore to help members of these communities become big entrepreneurs. 

Mayawati favours quota for poor upper castes

Mayawati said people from SCs/STs and OBCs, who have converted to become Christians, Muslims and Sikhs, should also get the benefits of reservation.