Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 20:09
Delhi court transferred bail applications of 2 accused arrested in death of 19-year-old Arunachal Pradesh youth, to Special Court due to lack of jurisdiction to hear the cases.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 22:53
The Supreme Court Thursday said it was for the central government to decide whether there should be reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in super speciality posts in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as the court declined to revisit its July 2013 judgment.
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: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 10:01
National Commission for Scheduled Tribes has expressed concern over "much less than prescribed" presence of Scheduled Tribes in jobs and recommended a time-bound action plan and special drive by the government to meet the constitutional quota of 7.5 per cent for them.
Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 21:57
National Commission for Scheduled Tribes on Friday presented the Sixth Report on implementation of safeguards for the community for 2010-11 to President Pranab Mukherjee.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 16:42
The Centre has taken favourable decision on the demand for enlisting Narikuravas, a gypsy community living in Tamil Nadu, in the Scheduled Tribes list, Shipping Minister G K Vasan said here.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 12:43
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has asked Centre to move necessary legislation in the ongoing Parliament session to include `Narikorava` in the list of Scheduled Tribes of the state.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 19:07
Bombay HC directed Maharashtra govt to reimburse unaided schools for education of students belonging to SCs and STs under Right to Education Act.
Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 23:14
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes took suo moto cognisance of media reports about alleged police assault of a former woman sarpanch.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 18:34
In major embarrassment to govt, bill for giving Election Commission right to readjust demarcation of SC/ST constituencies was sent to parliamentary standing committee without introduced in parliament.
Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 20:37
Muslims in India are even less privileged than members of SCs and STs, a noted British scholar claimed on Monday.
Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 22:59
Govt is working to bring an amendment to SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 for the benefit of backward communities, Kumari Selja said.
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