Scheduled Tribes

Plea against alleged dog remark by General VK Singh withdrawn

Plea against alleged dog remark by General VK Singh withdrawn

VK Singh had kicked up a storm with his alleged remarks in connection with the Faridabad incident that the government could not be blamed if anyone threw a stone at a dog.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Ramdas Athawale bats for SC, ST reservation in Indian Army

Union Minister of State for social justice, Ramdas Athawale on Saturday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking reservation for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in the Indian Army.

Aug 20, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in Gujarat on Monday

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will address a public meeting in Gujarat`s Narmada district on Monday to mark the beginning of his campaign ahead of the upcoming assembly elections, a party leader said.

Apr 30, 2017, 23:50 PM IST

Eyeing MCD, Kejriwal promises SC-ST Commission in Delhi

Post the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) debacle in Rajouri Garden bye-poll, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday tried to woo people of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) to recover political capital in upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections.

Apr 14, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
Justice Karnan summons CJI, six others to his house for court trial

Justice Karnan summons CJI, six others to his house for court trial

Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan on Thursday asked Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and six other Supreme Court judges to appear before him at his residential court on April 28.

Apr 13, 2017, 23:20 PM IST

ST panel takes up AIIMS doctor's sack in nurse's death

The National Commission for the Scheduled Tribes has decided to take up with the AIIMS authorities the issue of a resident doctor`s sacking over a pregnant staff nurse`s death during treatment.

Apr 10, 2017, 18:08 PM IST

Cabinet scraps NCBC, new panel for OBCs to have constitutional status

The Union Cabinet today gave the go ahead for setting up a National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes with constitutional status, bowing to the demand from OBCs for an entity for them which is on par with the panels for SCs and STs.

 

Mar 23, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
UPSC declares Indian Forest Service result

UPSC declares Indian Forest Service result

The result of Indian Forest Service examination was on Tuesday declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Mar 21, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

SC/ST Amendment Act to come into effect from today

The Act has more stringent provisions for prevention of atrocities against SCs and STs.

Jan 25, 2016, 19:29 PM IST
Gujarat HC judge says reservation and corruption destroyed nation, MPs warn of impeachment

Gujarat HC judge says reservation and corruption destroyed nation, MPs warn of impeachment

Weeks after the Supreme Court scrapped the NJAC Act, BJP member Udit Raj had targeted Justice JP Pardiwala in the Lok Sabha.

Dec 18, 2015, 13:48 PM IST

Babus may face action for not verifying caste certificates

Central and state government employees may face disciplinary action for defaulting in timely verification of caste certificates issued to SC or ST category people, as per the new guidelines being finalised by the Centre.

Dec 08, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Govt should provide quota for SC/STs in pvt sector: CPI(M)

CPI(M) on Thursday demanded that the Centre should enact a law to provide reservation to SC and ST communities in the private sector, stressing it would be best way to observe the anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution.

Nov 26, 2015, 13:23 PM IST

PM considering move to grant ST status to 6 Assam communities: Rijiju

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering the proposal to recognise six communities in Assam as Scheduled Tribes (ST), a demand strongly backed by the ULFA.

Nov 10, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

DMs, SDMs to issue caste certificates: Govt tells states

Authorised persons like district and sub-divisional magistrates should issue caste certificates to people belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Backward Classes (OBC), the Centre said on Thursday.

Sep 03, 2015, 20:44 PM IST
Gujarat govt rejects Patels' OBC status demand, says can't change reservation guidelines set by SC

Gujarat govt rejects Patels' OBC status demand, says can't change reservation guidelines set by SC

Rejecting the reservation demand of the state's economically and politically powerful Patel community, the Gujarat Government on Sunday said that they do not want to make any amendment in the reservation guidelines set by Supreme Court for SC/ST & OBC.

Aug 23, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

Lok Sabha passes SC/ST bill

Amid a boycott by most opposition parties, the Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill which provides for stringent action against those compelling any member of SC or ST communities to carry human or animal carcasses or do manual scavenging.

Aug 04, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

Liaison officers to be trained to ensure SC, ST welfare: Govt

Liaison officers in all central government ministries and departments will be given training to ensure proper implementation of the Centre's policy of reservation in services for employees belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes.

Jul 27, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Scholarship exam now for class 5th and 8th in Maharashtra

Maharashtra government has decided to stop scholarship examinations for class 4th and 7th students, and instead conduct them for those studying in class 5th and 8th.

Jun 25, 2015, 23:20 PM IST
Nine states asked to 'immediately' implement Forest Act

Nine states asked to 'immediately' implement Forest Act

 Taking a serious view of some states not implementing the Forest Rights Act, the Centre has directed Bihar, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand to expeditiously implement it.

Jun 21, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Patna High Court axes SC/ST quota in promotions

The Patna High Court on Monday quashed Bihar`s decision to provide reservation in promotions to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) government employees.

May 04, 2015, 18:02 PM IST