Scheduled Castes
India  /  Published 16.06.22

Jamm: Panel seeks report on Dalit ostracism

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has sought a report from the Jammu and Kashmir police chief on allegations that some Dalit families in a Jammu village are being ostracised by upper castes...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.22

State expands overseas grants

The Jharkhand government has expanded the overseas scholarship scheme to include students from Scheduled Castes, minorities and OBCs along with STs to help them pursue higher education in the United K...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi

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

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


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