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SC/ST Amendment Act

Massive Backlog In Recruitment Of SCs, STs In Delhi Municipal Council: Report

Sep 22, 2020 PTI

The report which was tabled in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday recommended the Council to clear all backlogs of recruitment and employment of SCs and STs on a ‘priority basis.’

Sub-Classification Of Caste – Divide, Decimate And Rule

Sep 02, 2020 Mehmood Pracha

The author writes that 'almost 90 percent of India’s positions – both in public and private sectors, especially those of leadership – are occupied by people belonging to the so called Upper Caste'.


Political Collapse Of Bengal's Upper Caste 'Bhadralok' Hegemony And BJP's Prize

This caste divide in Bengali society is responsible for the rise of the BJP in the state. Since 2012, the RSS has made great inroads by community outreach initiatives in the clusters where Dalits and other marginalised groups are concentrated.

Cops Beat, Shave Dalit Man's Head After Complaint By MLA In Andhra Pradesh

Jul 22, 2020 PTI

Leader of the Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu denounced the police action and alleged that atrocities on Dalits have increased under Jagan Mohan Reddy's rule.


Casteist Remarks Made During Phone Call, Away From Public View, Not An Offence: Court

'Merely uttering such wrong words in the absence of any public view does not show any intention to humiliate the complainant who besides being Sarpanch, belongs to Scheduled Caste community,' the court said.

10 February, 2020

It's In DNA Of BJP-RSS To Try And Erase Reservations, Congress Won't Allow It: Rahul Gandhi

PTI

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Rahul Gandhi says the Congress party will not allow reservation to be done away with, no matter how much Modi Ji or Mohan Bhagwat dream of that


26 December, 2019

Alleging Discrimination, Thousands Of Dalits To Convert To Islam In Tamil Nadu

Outlook Web Bureau

It is the same village where a compound wall had collapsed on December 2 due to incessant rains. Seventeen Dalits had died in the incident.


02 October, 2019

Mayawati Hails SC's Decision On SC/ST Act, Says It Has Exposed 'Bitter Life Realities' Of Dalits

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court on Tuesday recalled its direction in the March 20, 2018 verdict which had virtually diluted provisions of arrest under the SC/ST Act.


19 February, 2019

SC To Hear Petitions Challenging Amendment To SC/ST Law From March 26

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre had moved the top court seeking the recall if the judgment that had diluted the stringent provisions of immediate arrest without anticipatory bail on a complaint under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.


30 January, 2019

SC Refuses To Stay Amendments To SC/ST Act, Hearing Scheduled For February 19

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench headed by Justice U U Lalit said the issue requires hearing in detail and it will be appropriate if all matters are heard on February 19.


24 January, 2019

Supreme Court Refuses To Stay Amendments To SC/ST Act

Outlook Web Bureau

The bench referred the matter to the Chief Justice for reconstitution of a bench which Justice U U Lalit was a part of.


21 September, 2018

'Misuse Of SC/ST Act Will Not Be Allowed In MP,' Says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Outlook Web Bureau

A nationwide bandh called on September 6 by some upper caste groups against the restoration of some of the provisions of the SC/ST Act had met with a good response in poll-bound MP.


20 September, 2018

Madhya Pradesh Will Issue Directive Against Misuse Of SC/ST Act: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Outlook Web Bureau

A nationwide bandh called on September 6 by some upper caste gropus against the restoration of some of the provisions of the SC/ST Act had met with a good response in poll-bound MP.


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Wall graffiti of Byelection in favour of Mamata Banerjee at Bhavanipur constituency in Kolkata.

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IMD predicted "very heavy rainfall" in the coastal state over the next couple of days, also a yellow alert has been issued for Mumbai.

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TMC leader Madan Mitra plays a Dhak(drum) during an election campaign in support of TMC Supremo, West Bengal Chief Minister, and party candidate Mamata Banerjee, for upcoming Bhawanipur constituency by-poll, in Kolkata.

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IMD predicted "very heavy rainfall" in the coastal state over the next couple of days, also a yellow alert has been issued for Mumbai.

Photo by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

Wall graffiti of Byelection in favour of Mamata Banerjee at Bhavanipur constituency in Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook
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