Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Scheduled Castes


Dalit boy beaten by teacher dies in UP; protests held, police vehicles set on fire

September 27, 2022 11:29 am

The boy’s death triggered violent protests in Auraiya in the evening. Two police vehicles were set on fire and at least two private vehicles were damaged.

Quotas: Govt to set up panel to study status of Scheduled Castes converts to Christianity and Islam

September 20, 2022 12:50 pm

The move to set up such a commission assumes significance in the wake of several petitions pending before the Supreme Court seeking SC reservation benefits for Dalits who converted to Christianity or Islam.

UP to ask Centre to pass a law to include 17 OBC sub-castes in SC list

September 08, 2022 10:15 am

Allahabad High Court had quashed two orders of the UP government saying only Parliament has the power to add new castes to the Scheduled Castes list

Set up to aid Matangs, corporation hasn’t received funds for years

August 16, 2022 6:50 am

Under the National Schedule Caste Financial Development Corporation (NSFDC) scheme, only 76 applications were received from 2015-16 and all received the benefits.

IITs, IIMs must take measures to expand pool of SC, ST and OBC candidates for PhD programmes

July 25, 2022 9:00 am

The number of PhD applications to IIMs from students of SC, ST and OBC communities increased only marginally in the past four years. In case of the IITs, this increase was more appreciable. But the pool of applicants continues to be shallow.

More PhD applications from SC, ST, OBC candidates at IITs in last 5 years: Govt data

July 24, 2022 9:15 am

Share of applications getting accepted by IITs remains largely same across social categories

Reservation lottery for BMC polls to be held today

May 31, 2022 12:11 am

Lottery to be drawn for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and general category seats for women

Gujarat begins process to regulate fee for non-tech courses in pvt institutes

May 05, 2022 4:57 am

The education department will regulate fee for non-technical programmes such as arts, commerce and others on the lines of Fee Regulatory Committee (FRC) for technical undergraduate and postgraduate programmes such as medical, engineering, pharmacy and others across institutes.

Rajya Sabha passes Bill to remove Bhogta caste from SC list

March 31, 2022 2:47 am

The discussion on the Bill saw several members raising the demand for inclusion of certain communities in their respective states in the SC and ST lists.

Lay down definite, decisive ground to implement reservation in promotions to SCs/STs: Centre to SC

October 26, 2021 8:19 pm

The apex court was hearing arguments on the issue relating to reservation in promotions to the employees belonging to SCs and STs.


After 'Start-Up India', Govt. to launch 'Stand Up India': FM

January 10, 2016 1:24 pm

Vizag, Jan 10 (ANI): Addressing CII's Partnership Summit 2016, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said after 'Start-Up India', the government is going to launch a new programme called 'Stand-Up India'. He said the Stand Up India would be available to women and the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) entrepreneurs.