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Representation of SCs, STs in government jobs above prescribed percentage: Jitendra Singh

Responding to a written question, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said reservation of OBCs has shown an increasing trend since it started in September 1993.

Odisha woman's ordeal ends, reunited with family after 12 years

Mariyam and her brother Tuesday appeared before a Dwarka court, which ordered that she be reunited with her family. Afterwards, she was back at Nav Kiran to pack her belongings.


Giant ants, red balloons and a ‘bandhu’ keep tribal kids in school

Launched nine months ago, it has placed at least one “gothra bandhu”, or a tribal mentor, in each of the 241 government and aided schools in Wayanad district, where Scheduled Tribes form 18.5 per cent of the population of 8,17,420, the highest in Kerala.

For Doniger row, don’t blame the law

In fact, we should demand more frequent application of Sections 295A and 153A against influential offenders.

'Changes in SC/ST Act will increase fissures in society'

Amendment was opposed in Wednesday's cabinet meeting by Ajit Singh and Sharad Pawar.

State-run coaching centres fail to produce any IAS,PCS officer

Set up to provide free guidance and coaching to civil services aspirants from Other Backward Class,Scheduled Class and Scheduled Tribe,seven coaching centres run by state’s Social Welfare Department have failed to produce even a single IAS or PCS officer


State audit finds 79,000 students deprived of scholarships

A recent audit conducted by the Auditor General of Maharashtra found that 79,316 students from scheduled caste,scheduled tribe,special backward class

SC/ST from other states eligible for Delhi govt job quota: HC

Court has allowed SC/ST candidates from other states to avail reservation benefits here.

Around town : Agency to redress SC,ST grievances

Delhi will soon get a separate agency to redress grievances of people belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories.

HC asks DU to respond on plea alleging discrimination

The High Court on Tuesday directed Delhi University to respond to a plea challenging the university’s admission process for undergraduate courses for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) students in this academic year.