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Scheduled Castes
India  /  Published 08.06.20

Dalit teen shot after temple visit

A teenaged Dalit boy was shot dead in an Uttar Pradesh village on Saturday night five days after he had prayed at a local temple defying upper caste objections, the bereaved father has alleged.Four yo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Covid-19 crisis: Jurists list lapses

The International Commission of Jurists has alleged that the Indian government has fallen short of its “obligation” to ensure that citizens had access to adequate food amid the Covid-19 crisis, th...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Untouchability, even in quarantine

Of the five people in quarantine at a primary village school in an Uttar Pradesh district, two go to their homes for meals twice a day and then return again to the isolation centre.Not because food is...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Sent back SC/ST file: Jagdeep Dhankhar

Bengal chief secretary Rajiva Sinha on Wednesday called on governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and discussed “a host of issues” including the SC-ST Commission Bill that has been pending with Raj Bhavan. Aft...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Review plea likely on Supreme Court job quota order

The government is likely to move the Supreme Court for a review of its recent judgment that said states were not bound to provide reservation in jobs and there was no fundamental right that guaranteed...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.02.20

Apartheid in UP temple

A Scheduled Caste couple in Uttar Pradesh who had just got married and wanted to pray at a village temple found it locked before police reached the site and opened the gates of the shrine to avert an ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 10.02.20

Court nod to restored SC/ST law

The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2018, saying a court can grant suspects anticipatory bail only when a prima facie case h...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.02.20

Government cautious on SC’s quota ruling

The BJP-led Centre was on Monday non-committal on legislative or judicial measures to address the concerns expressed by leaders from across parties about the fate of reservation for Dalits and tribals...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.20

Kolhan University

Kolhan University conducted its 52nd syndicate meeting on its Chaibasa premises on Tuesday with vice-chancellor Shukla Mahanty and other syndicate members.The university decided to request higher and ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

Eviction blow to bright boy

The Visva-Bharati student evicted from his hostel for video-recording the vice-chanacellor’s Republic Day speech is grappling with two questions: what did he do wrong and how would he continue his e...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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