Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 21:13
Government on Wednesday is believed to have approved amendments to the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, which will give it more teeth by expanding its scope and providing for harsher punishment.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 11:52
Centre has sanctioned RS 66,159 crore for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes this year, Shipping Minister GK Vasan has said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 18:18
Tamil Nadu Government today opposed in the Madras High Court a plea for extending concession in the minimum qualifying marks for reserved category candidates in TET, saying it had taken a policy decision not to compromise on quality of teachers.
Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 20:31
The higher judiciary should have a fair representation of all communities and castes but there cannot be reservation for them, the Supreme Court today said.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 22:47
Union Cabinet on Thursday deferred a decision on amendments moved by the Ministry of Social Justice for making harsher the provisions of SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 16:25
With the 2014 lok Sabha polls just a few months away, the Congress-led UPA government is eyeing another populist legislation - amendments to the SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 20:43
Observing that SC/ST officers were not represented in senior positions in Ministries and public sector firms due to existing policies, a Parliamentary panel asked government to ensure that their adequate presence is ensured there.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 23:53
Opposition parties demanded corrective steps against a recent judgement of Constitutional bench of the Supreme Court against reservation for SC/ST/OBC in medical and other technical institutes.
Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 20:16
Haryana government has invited applications from eligible students belonging to Scheduled Castes families under the post matric scholarship scheme.
Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 20:15
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 15:45
The UP SC and ST Commission has ordered a probe into an allegation that the SC/ST police officers are neglected in postings of station house officers.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 20:11
The government today said there has been major gains in the education sector for SCs, STs and people with disabilities since the implementation of Right To Education Act.
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