Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

Schedule Caste


Increase in SC, ST and OBC students enrolment in higher education institutions: AISHE 2020-21

February 01, 2023 10:00 am

AISHE 2020-21: The report released by the Ministry of Education showed that of the 4.13 crore students enrolled in Higher Education Institutes during 2020-21, 14.2 per cent belonged to SC category, 5.8 per cent ST category and 35.8 per cent to OBC category. The remaining 44.2 per cent students were from other communities.

Kurmis lift rail blockade in Bengal after 5 days

September 25, 2022 10:43 am

Apart from cancellation of over 250 express and passenger trains due to the agitation, many trains were short-terminated or short-originated, and several others had to be diverted via alternative routes

Punjab post-matric scholarship: Act against institutes withholding degrees of SC students, says CM

August 12, 2022 5:29 pm

In a statement, Mann also said payment of funds under the post matric scholarship scheme is a matter between the state government and the educational institutions.

UP: Preventing misuse of SC/ST atrocities law top priority, says new state panel chief

June 17, 2021 5:14 am

The three-time MLA from Agra said preventing the misuse of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (SC/ST Act) would be his top priority.

Juvenile among four held for ‘murder’ of ATM guard in Kutch

March 22, 2021 2:35 am

A team of the local crime branch (LCB) of Kutch (east) police nabbed Ranveer Singh (22), Vishal Rajbar (21) and a juvenile from Uttar Pradesh (UP), brought them to Gandhidham in Kutch and formally arrested them on Saturday.

BJP MLA’s ‘anti-tribal’ comments: Over 100 tribal party workers resign

January 25, 2021 7:10 pm

The resigned members are leaders of the executive body of SC/ST cell of Navsari district, and belong to Navsari, Billimora, Vansda and Jalalpore.

Removing biases

September 28, 2018 12:21 am

Supreme Court verdict in Jarnail Singh case restores the principle that reservations are intended to achieve equality in representation.

Maharashtra government: Candidates can take admission without caste certificate

June 13, 2018 1:59 am

But applicants need to give undertaking that validity certificate will be submitted within three months.

At least one woman in each civic panel

August 24, 2011 2:48 am

State EC has ensured that each of the 76 panels in PMC will be represented by at least one woman corporator in the general body after the next civic polls.

4,311 cases pending in SC/ST police stations in Bihar

July 29, 2011 12:20 pm

ADGP confided that 200 cases of atrocities and repression being registered in Bihar every month.