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SC/ST Act protests will die down like Padmaavat agitations: Thaawar Chand Gehlot

Madhya Pradesh saw widespread protests by upper caste groups after the SC/ST Act was amended to override a Supreme Court ruling. The issue found traction in the poll-bound state because government employees were unhappy with the state government’s policy of reservation in promotions.

Budget allocation for welfare of OBCs hiked by 41%, says Thaawarchand Gehlot

The allocation for the welfare of OBCs has been hiked by 41.03 per cent - from Rs 1,237.30 crore in 2017-18 to Rs 1,747 crore in 2018-19, said Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot.


Government to conduct nationwide survey on the impact of drug abuse, alcoholism

Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot said Rs 21 crore worth of funds have been allocated for the survey

Rape-Murder of Dalit Girl: Chandy govt responsible for delay in probe, says Thaawar Chand Gehlot

A day ago, Gehlot tabled a report in the Rajya Sabha pointing out the lapses in the investigation.

Government says ready for quota in promotions

The minister’s response came after Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge asked the government to “make use of its majority in the Lok Sabha” and push the Bill.

Job opportunities in public sector have shrunk: Government

"The recommendation of National Commission for Backward Classes has been received on February 8. The Government is examining the matter of a mechanism for affirmative action for the OBCs," Gehlot said.


Vyapam case: SIT silent on ‘high dignitary’, minister names Governor

Probe team submits envelopes in sealed covers to Madhya Pradesh High Court.