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  • Income limit fixed for EWS

    Income limit fixed for EWS

    A Meeting was held with some of the NGOs/experts/states working in the field of beggary for comprehensive rehabilitation of people engaged in the act of begging.

    December 14, 2021
  • Special Cell, portal for complaints related to plots to SCs: Khattar

    Special Cell, portal for complaints related to plots to SCs: Khattar

    Responding to the queries of several members regarding Lal Dora, the CM said that soon the Registry Scheme would be implemented for the people living outside Lal Dora area in the villages.

    October 7, 2021
  • SC ‘no’ to reopen decision on grant of SC, ST quota in promotion

    SC ‘no’ to reopen decision on grant of SC, ST quota in promotion

    Taking up various pleas pertaining to alleged hurdles in granting reservation in promotions to SCs and STs in various states, a three-judge bench headed by Justice Nageswara Rao directed the Advocate on Records of state governments to identify issues peculiar to them and submit those within two weeks.

    September 15, 2021
  • Punjab SC Commission seeks renaming of caste-based places

    Punjab SC Commission seeks renaming of caste-based places

    The chairperson, Kaur said it has been brought to the notice of the Commission by various organisations belonging to the SCs that most of the villages, towns, schools, mohallas, Basti, streets, Dharamshalas and societies in the state have caste-based names.

    September 14, 2021
  • Congress MP says Vijayan’s love for Scheduled Caste is fake

    Congress MP says Vijayan’s love for Scheduled Caste is fake

    Suresh made this tongue-in-cheek remark while taking part in a meeting here on Saturday which is the 158th birth anniversary of hugely popular social reformer Ayyankali, who worked for the advancement of deprived and untouchable people in the princely state of Travancore.

    August 28, 2021
  • Actor Mira Mithun booked in TN for casteist slur

    Actor Mira Mithun booked in TN for casteist slur

    The Cyber wing of the Tamil Nadu police have booked actor-model Mira Mithun for an alleged slur against Scheduled Castes (SC) in a video which has gone viral on social media.

    August 9, 2021
  • Hathras shocker: Group of upper caste men demands ‘justice for accused’, says they were ‘falsely implicated’

    Hathras shocker: Group of upper caste men demands ‘justice for accused’, says they were ‘falsely implicated’

    A few days back, the postmortem report from the Forensic Sciences Laboratory has said that the woman, who belongs to the Scheduled Castes, was not raped.

    October 4, 2020
  • HP allocates Rs 1990 crore under Scheduled Caste Sub Plan for current fiscal

    HP allocates Rs 1990 crore under Scheduled Caste Sub Plan for current fiscal

    The CM urged the people to ensure use of masks while going outside the home, maintain social distancing and avoid unnecessary going out

    June 22, 2020
  • Subaltern’s Budget?

    Subaltern’s Budget?

    It thus comes about that the Rs 2,55,677- crore outlay with a small deficit of Rs 8 crore provides for a welter of schemes in the social sector for the listed classes and the almost chronically aggrieved tea garden workers, pre-eminently a pension scheme that will benefit 25 lakh people.

    February 13, 2020
  • Ruckus in LS over reservation verdict; Centre says ‘it’s SC order, has nothing to do with it’

    Ruckus in LS over reservation verdict; Centre says ‘it’s SC order, has nothing to do with it’

    The apex court, in its ruling on Friday, stated that there is 'no fundamental right which inheres in an individual to claim reservation in promotions', and also no court can order a state government to provide for reservation to SC/STs.

    February 10, 2020
  • Reservation for jobs, promotions ‘not fundamental right’, states can’t be forced: SC

    Reservation for jobs, promotions ‘not fundamental right’, states can’t be forced: SC

    With the new judgement, the Supreme Court has overturned a 2012 ruling by the Uttarakhand High Court that directed the state to provide quotas to specified communities.

    February 9, 2020
  • Centre seeks SC/ST quota verdict review

    Centre seeks SC/ST quota verdict review

    Attorney General KK Venugopal submitted before a bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde that there are doubts on the correctness of the five-judge bench judgment in the Jarnail Singh case in 2018.

    December 2, 2019
  • Labour Ministry considers giving incentives to promote SC/ST employment

    Labour Ministry considers giving incentives to promote SC/ST employment

    Under the affirmative action, industry bodies have voluntarily committed to ensuring equal opportunities for members of Scheduled Cast and Scheduled Tribes communities.

    September 26, 2019
  • Equity in education

    Equity in education

    One of the key parameters of equity in our higher education institutions rests on the twin objectives of ensuring access to institutions by the socially backward sections through reservation of seats and then to augment that inclusion by offering scholarships under various categories to partly buffer the cost of education entailed due to payment of fees, transportation costs, etc.

    September 16, 2019
  • No admission fee for SC students in Haryana for 2019-20 session

    No admission fee for SC students in Haryana for 2019-20 session

    A spokesman of higher education department said that as per the guidelines of Director, Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department, the students belonging to the SCs, who are eligible for the post-matriculation scholarship scheme of the Union government, may not be charged any fee or fund in private and government colleges and universities during the academic session 2019-20.

    July 13, 2019
  • A new category

    A new category

    It is a new embroidery in the social sector.

    July 5, 2019
  • HP to give 10 per cent quota in govt jobs to poor in general category

    HP to give 10 per cent quota in govt jobs to poor in general category

    The cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here, gave its nod to implement ‘Mukhya Mantri Roshni Yojana’ as per the budget announcement of the CM. Under the scheme, 17550 free electricity connections will be provided to poor families during the current financial year.

    June 2, 2019