Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 14:34
Eyeing support of backward castes, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party on Wednesday demanded Scheduled Caste (SC) status for 17 backward castes for their "socio-economic upliftment".
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 28, 2013, 21:45
National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) on Monday pulled up the Haryana police and sought an action taken report within a fortnight on the recent death of a Dalit youth in Ambala district.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 15:25
The unemployment rate among Scheduled Castes and OBCs in northern states was found to be the highest in Union Territory of Chandigarh, as per the latest labour survey.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 13:15
A staggering 27,488 government jobs reserved for scheduled castes and tribes and other backward classes are lying vacant, an NGO said.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 14:48
Tulsiram Prajapati was killed in an alleged fake encounter by the Gujarat police in December 2006.
Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 16:22
The Delhi HC has ruled that students belonging to communities which are not included in the list of SCs for Delhi will not be entitled for admission in Guru Govind Singh IP Univ against the seats reserved for the category.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 18:46
Vice Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes R K Verka on Wednesday criticised the Bihar government for mid-day meal tragedy.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 19:24
Haryana government will spend a sum of Rs 32,16.28 crore for the welfare of people belonging to Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes through various schemes during the financial year 2013-14, officials said on Monday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 17:10
Haryana government will provide free of cost treatment for Hepatitis-C to patients belonging to Scheduled Castes and BPL categories in districts of Fatehabad, Jind and Kaithal.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 22:51
A BJP leader today said Congress was responsible for the plight of Scheduled Castes in the country and alleged that the party was using the community only for the sake of votes.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 23:01
Accusing the government of being "apathetic" towards dalit issues, Lok Janshakti Party and Dalit Sena will hold a nationwide agitation in August to demand reservation for scheduled castes and OBCs in private jobs.
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