Scheduled Castes
Jharkhand  /  Published 03.09.19

Panel prod on Ramgarh ‘milk murders’

The National Commission of Scheduled Castes has directed the Ramgarh district administration and the railways’ Dhanbad division to ensure compensation and justice to railway employee Ashok Ram, who ...
By Our Correspondent and PTI in Ranchi

India  /  Published 01.03.19

NC, PDP consider moving court against Centre

The National Conference (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Friday that they were mulling moving court against the Centre's decision to extend the 77th and 103rd Amendments of the Indi...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 10.05.19

Supreme Court Collegium push for Dalit judge in top court

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended two judges for elevation to the top court, one of them a possible future Chief Justice who would also be the first Dalit judge in over a decade to hold the ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.19

Achieving balance in the law in an imbalanced society

When societies display imbalance, it is not always easy to reach perfect balance in the law against it. An example is the controversy surrounding the anti-dowry law. The complaint of murder for dowry ...
By The Editorial Board in

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

India  /  Published 11.03.19

Faculty quota law swivels scanner on IIMs

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.07.19

Centre and Yogi at odds on list

The Centre on Tuesday said the BJP-run Uttar Pradesh government had taken an “unconstitutional” decision to remove 17 castes from the list of Other Backward Classes and label them Scheduled Castes...
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 16.09.19

Allahabad High Court stays Yogi order to expand SC list

Allahabad High Court has stayed an order passed by the Yogi Adityanath government earlier this year to remove 17 castes from the list of Other Backward Classes and label them Scheduled Castes, observi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.19

Mamata listens to MLAs on SC/ST woes

Mamata Banerjee gave a patient hearing to 37 MLAs from the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes for around two hours on Tuesday during an unprecedented meeting in which the condition of the backward ...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta


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