10 Feb 2020
SC upholds SC/ST Amendment Act; reintroduces bar on anticipatory bail
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the constitutional validity of the 2018 amendment to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (SC/ST Act).
17 Jan 2020
Delhi elections: After AAP, BJP announces list of poll candidates
Days after the Aam Aadmi Party released its list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday announced its poll candidates.
03 Oct 2019
Maharashtra elections: BJP ally fields Chhota Rajan's rape-accused brother
In what qualifies as a weird news, the brother of jailed underworld don Chhota Rajan will be fighting the upcoming Maharashtra elections.
25 Sep 2019
Government seeks SC/ST employee data from companies under EPFO
The Ministry of Labor and Employment has launched a survey asking companies contributing to the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) to declare the number of Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) employees.
07 Jun 2019
Jagan Reddy will have five deputy CMs from different communities
In what qualifies as a surprising move, Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy will soon get five deputy Chief Ministers.
09 May 2019
I've lost everything, says woman after CJI was given clean-chit
The woman who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment is staring into darkness.
15 Apr 2019
IISc Summer Fellowship Program 2019: Here's how you can apply
In a joint initiative, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) & Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS), Bangalore, have started Summer Fellowship applications in Science and Engineering-2019, for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students.
12 Apr 2019
JEE-Main cut-off to be higher this time than last year's?
Joint Entrance Examination Main 2019 for April has concluded today. And now, all eyes would be on the results of the prestigious exam.
05 Apr 2019
#UPSCresults: Meet Kanishak Kataria, topper of UPSC Civil Services Examination-2018
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the much-awaited final results of the Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2018 on Friday.
30 Jan 2019
SC refuses to stay SC/ST Act amendments again
For the second time in seven days, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, refused to stay amendments to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, that rules out all provisions for anticipatory bail for the accused.
21 Sep 2018
Chouhan announces SC/ST Act won't be misused, but protesters unhappy
In what can be seen as a move to placate protesting upper caste members, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said, on Thursday, he would ensure the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act isn't misused in the state.
13 Sep 2018
Bihar-shocker: Man buries wife inside house, as villagers deny cremation-land
In a shocking incident, a Mahadalit in Kewatgama village of Madhepura district in Bihar buried his dead wife inside his house, as villagers denied land for the cremation.
06 Sep 2018
Life remains unaffected in UP despite Bharat Bandh call
Life remained normal across Uttar Pradesh on Thursday despite a 'Bharat Bandh' call by some upper-caste groups against the recent amendment approved by Parliament to overturn a Supreme Court judgment on the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
04 Sep 2018
CAT 2018: All you need to know about eligibility criteria
The registrations for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 for admissions to major B-Schools of India, including the premiere IIMs began on August 8, 2018, and shall conclude on September 19.
30 Aug 2018
SC/STs from one state cannot claim benefit in others: SC
The Supreme Court today held that a member of a Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe community cannot claim the benefit of reservation in government employment in other states if his or her caste is not notified there.
25 Jul 2018
Maratha protests in Mumbai called off after violence
Activists leading the Maratha reservation protests in Mumbai have called off their daylong shutdown midway.
25 Jul 2018
Maratha protests: Roads blocked, trains stopped, buses vandalized in Mumbai
Hundreds of Maratha protesters took to the streets in Mumbai today, blocking roads and stopping trains.
24 Jul 2018
Maratha protests turn violent, one cop killed, vehicles set ablaze
A statewide bandh in Maharashtra today turned violent as protesters demanding reservation for Marathas attacked police, set fire to vehicles and blocked roads.
04 Apr 2018
Dalit protests: 5,000 booked, 32 arrested for rioting in Ghaziabad
As many as 5,000 people were booked for creating ruckus and damaging public and government properties here during protests against "dilution" of the provisions of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, the SSP said.
02 Feb 2018
Hyderabad: Girl humiliated for not paying school fees, kills self
A 14-year-old Dalit girl hanged herself to death at her Hyderabad house on Thursday evening after being punished and humiliated in school for not paying fees.
20 Jan 2018
Caste cannot be altered by marriage, rules SC
The Supreme Court annulled the service of a woman who was appointed to Kendriya Vidyalaya through reservation on the basis of her marriage to a Scheduled Caste man.
26 May 2017
Maratha protests to resume from August
The Maratha community is planning to relaunch its protests for reservation in jobs and education. A morcha has been planned on August 9.
09 May 2017
Karnan's revenge- 8 SC Judges slapped with rigorous imprisonment, fine
Alleging caste discrimination, controversial Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan, on Monday ordered a punishment of 5 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine worth Rs. 1 lakh each on 8 Supreme Court judges including the Chief Justice of India Jagdish Khehar.
26 Apr 2017
Provide reservation for economically disadvantaged: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday made a case for allowing 25% reservation for economically disadvantaged sections.
30 Jan 2017
Kejriwal spends night at former Khalistani militant's house
Arvind Kejriwal stoked controversy after spending the night at the house of a former Khalistani militant in Moga, while campaigning in Punjab.
19 Jan 2017
Arvind Kejriwal releases separate manifesto for the disabled in Punjab
A different manifesto of the party was released by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for the differently-abled in Punjab.
28 Dec 2016
Bihar government authorises 50% quota in judiciary
The Bihar government on Tuesday allowed 50% reservation in subordinate and superior judicial services of the state.
21 Nov 2016
AAP-Punjab elections: Bhagwant Mann fielded against Sukhbir Singh Badal
Arvind Kejriwal has fielded tainted AAP MP Bhagwant Mann to contest against Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal from Jalalabad constituency.
12 Sep 2016
AAP releases Kisaan Manifesto for Punjab elections
The AAP released its 31 point Kisaan Manifesto, promising to continue the policies of free power, atta-dal, Shagun and pension schemes enacted by the SAD-BJP government.
05 Aug 2016
AAP to have separate manifesto for SC Community
Eyeing victory in the 2017 Punjab Assembly Elections, AAP has proposed to come out with a separate manifesto for the Scheduled Caste community.
05 Aug 2016
AAP releases first candidate list for 2017 Punjab elections
The Aam Aadmi Party released its first candidate list for 19 constituencies for the upcoming 2017 Punjab state elections.