Keen contest on cards for two by-polls in Tripura on Saturday

The stage is set for by-election to two schedule caste reserved seats in Tripura Saturday with all major political parties of the state contesting the polls.

Haryana govt sanctions Rs 7 crore for providing bicycles

The Haryana government on Friday sanctioned an amount of Rs 7 crore for the year 2015-16 to provide free bicycles to Schedule caste (SC) students studying in government schools of the state here, official said.

Gujarat Govt to polish English skills of SC students

Students from the Schedule Caste Community in Gujarat would soon be able to polish their English language skills and get an edge in the job market with the state government deciding to install a special English language software in state-run Ideal Residential Schools.

30-year-old sentenced to life term for rape

A 30-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe Court on Wednesday.

Manjhi orders speedy disposal of cases involving SC/ST

 The Bihar government on Friday issued direction that chargesheet should be filed in cases of atrocities against SC/ST within 30 days and the matter should be solved within 60 to 65 days.

Baptist Church demands Schedule Caste status for Christians

Baptist Church of Mizoram (BCM) on Sunday joined National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) in observing `Black Day` demanding acceptance of Christians as Schedule Caste.

Baptist Church demands Schedule Caste status for Christians

Baptist Church of Mizoram (BCM) on Sunday joined National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) in observing `Black Day` demanding acceptance of Christians as Schedule Caste.

Rs 877 crore for uplift of SC in Bihar: Sushil Kumar

Bihar government will spend Rs 877 crore for the welfare of state`s Schedule Caste people this fiscal, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said on Sunday.

Proposal sent to Centre for 17 new castes in SC ranks: UP CM

Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said in keeping with the promise made in the Samajwadi Party election manifesto, his government had sent a proposal to the Centre to include 17 backward castes in the Schedule Caste category.

SC asks TN govt to create additional seats in colleges

The SC asked the Tamil Nadu govt to create additional seats in various educational institutions to ensure that meritorious students of general category do not suffer.

Uttarakhand: Striking employees withdraw stir

The Govt Officials-Workers-Teachers Association decided to postpone their agitation after a detailed three rounds of discussions with the the chief minister.

Quota in promotion bill to divert attention from coal scam: BJP

The UPA tabled the bill for quota in promotion to SCs and STs in govt jobs in Parliament amid pandemonium and blamed the opposition for not allowing a discussion.

Three SC youths murdered in Jhajjar district

Three cousins belonging to a
Schedule Caste (SC) community were allegedly hacked to death
by unidentified persons in Jhajjar district, police said here
today.