National Commission for Scheduled Castes

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UP: Dancer, shot for stopping performance, will need multiple surgeries

13 Dec 2019

UP: Dancer, shot for stopping performance, will need multiple surgeries

She was performing at a wedding function on November 30, paused to catch a breath, and her life took a deadly turn as she was shot at.

Amethi: Muslims attack Dalit-woman, thrash husband for 'running' coaching center

15 Jul 2019

Amethi: Muslims attack Dalit-woman, thrash husband for 'running' coaching center

A Dalit woman was molested, touched inappropriately, her kurta ripped off, and when her husband came to her rescue, he was brutally thrashed.

Agra: BJP MP's security beat toll staff; shots fired

06 Jul 2019

Agra: BJP MP's security beat toll staff; shots fired

Days after PM Modi called violent behavior by members of the BJP "unacceptable" following Indore MLA Akash Vijayvargiya's assault on a civic official, reports of party MP Ram Shankar Katheria's security personnel thrashing toll plaza employees in Agra have emerged. The incident was captured on video.

1,449 cases relating to atrocities against SCs pending before NCSC

23 Apr 2018

1,449 cases relating to atrocities against SCs pending before NCSC

As many as 1,449 cases relating to atrocities against Scheduled Castes in Bihar and Jharkhand are pending before the Commission till date, said Yogendra Paswan, a National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) member.

Government re-introduces bill granting constitutional status to backward classes

23 Nov 2017

Government re-introduces bill granting constitutional status to backward classes

With Gujarat elections in the offing, the BJP-led central government is all set to re-introduce the bill granting constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) in the winter session of Parliament.

Dhinakaran calls EPS administration "killer government," gets booked for sedition

03 Oct 2017

Dhinakaran calls EPS administration "killer government," gets booked for sedition

Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran and 16 party workers associated with him were booked for sedition for distributing pamphlets that accused the centre and state governments of medical aspirant Anitha's death.