Bill in LS to strengthen law to stop atrocities against SC, ST

With a view to strengthening the law to prevent atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, a bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, which makes wilful neglect of duties by public servants in issues relating to atrocities a punishable offence.

Uttarakhand: 18 striking govt personnel suspended

The employees have threatened to further intensify their agitation opposing reservation in promotion in government jobs.

`Promotion quota to be implemented from 1995`

The Centre proposes to implement reservation in promotion for SCs and STs in government jobs with retrospective effect from June 1995.

Semi-nude students protest outside Jaiswal`s home

The students protested against government’s plans to allow reservation in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in public services.