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Scheduled Castes
India  /  Published 15.05.22

Congress plans 50% quota in party

The Congress has evolved a broad consensus on several initiatives on social justice, organisational reforms and agriculture, including a cumulative 50 per cent reservation for Scheduled Castes, Schedu...
By Sanjay K. Jha in Udaipur

India  /  Published 13.03.22

School shift for 3,000 Dalit students

The government plans to relocate 3,000 bright Dalit students from government schools to select private residential schools across India each year and support their education. Some educationists and D...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.02.22

MP's cry against scholarship curbs

A post-graduate in sociology from Delhi University (DU) has received PhD admission offers from four UK-based universities but he fears he is unlikely to be selected under the revised National Overseas...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.02.22

Research unit with no appetite for research

A central university set up to promote education among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes has for the 14th year running not invited applicants for PhD courses at its centre on social exclusion, pro...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.22

Punjab polls: Congress projects ‘poor’ Channi

Rahul Gandhi on Sunday declared Charanjit Singh Channi the chief ministerial candidate in Punjab, averting any risk of upsetting the narrative the Congress has built by appointing the first Dalit chie...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 29.01.22

States must decide on SC/ST quota in promotions: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that states must furnish quantifiable data to justify reservation in job promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The court laid down that data should b...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.21

Nitish ‘nod to caste census’

Chief minister Nitish Kumar is said to have agreed to conduct a census to calculate the populations of different castes in Bihar, after the Centre rejected the state’s demand for such an exercis...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 25.11.21

SC query on IIT quota ‘flout’

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre and the 23 IITs on a petition alleging that these institutions were not offering reservation to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.21

Wankhede meets NCSC chief

Fighting allegations that he forged documents, Narcotics Control Bureau's Mumbai zonal head Sameer Wankhede on Monday presented his original caste papers to prove he is a Dalit to National Commiss...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.09.21

SC to take up quota in promotions

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to examine the contention of the Centre and the states that recruitments for various government jobs have come to a standstill owing to disputes over grant of reser...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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