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Chintan Shivir: Congress Decides To Raise Representation Of SCs, STs, OBCs To 50 Per Cent

Chintan Shivir: Congress Decides To Raise Representation Of SCs, STs, OBCs To 50 Per Cent

AICC national coordinator K Raju said that the panel on social justice and empowerment formed by party chief Sonia Gandhi took a  decision on this issue at the Congress' three-day 'Nav Sankalp Chintan Shivir' in Udaipur.

14 May 2022
Himachal Pradesh 2022 Elections: Dalits Have Become Prime Focus Of The BJP Welfare Agenda

Himachal Pradesh 2022 Elections: Dalits Have Become Prime Focus Of The BJP Welfare Agenda

A two-day Scheduled Castes Morcha meet by the state BJP worked out a three-month strategy to hold a sammelan at the constituency level that will inform the...

22 April 2022

Forty-Two MLAs Wanted Me To Be Punjab CM After Amarinder's Exit: Jakhar

Jakhar could be heard saying this in a video -- that has surfaced online -- while addressing a gathering in Abohar on Tuesday.

Punjab Cabinet approves one-time grant for widows, dependent children

Punjab Cabinet approves one-time grant for widows, dependent children

This will be over and above the monthly pension of Rs 1,500 being given to them. This financial assistance will be credited directly into their bank accounts.

06 January 2022

OBC reservation: Centre moves SC, seeks recall of Dec 17 order passed in MP matter

It has also urged the apex court to direct the local body elections to be deferred for four months with a mandate to the state government to come out with the...

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21 December 2021
J'khand Civil Service Exam Irregularities: BJP Creates Ruckus In Assembly, CM Attacks 'Manuwadi' Mindset

J'khand Civil Service Exam Irregularities: BJP Creates Ruckus In Assembly, CM Attacks 'Manuwadi' Mindset

Soren, however, said, "There has been no interference from the government (in conducting examinations).


20 December 2021
How Caste Equations Continue To Shape Bihar’s Economic Fortunes

How Caste Equations Continue To Shape Bihar’s Economic Fortunes

Bihar craves fresh policy ideas at the top, and better, more imaginative politics at every level.


12 December 2021
Govt Schools In Punjab Are In Bad Shape, Seek People's Support For Improving Them: Arvind Kejriwal

Govt Schools In Punjab Are In Bad Shape, Seek People's Support For Improving Them: Arvind Kejriwal

Without naming anyone, he said, "For 75 years, these political leaders and parties deliberately kept the government schools in a bad shape so that the poor and...


21 October 2021
Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually...


24 September 2021
Centre Finds Caste Census Of Backward Classes Administratively Difficult, Tells SC

Centre Finds Caste Census Of Backward Classes Administratively Difficult, Tells SC

In an affidavit filed in the apex court, the government has said that caste enumeration in Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 was “fraught” with...


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24 September 2021
Caste Census Won’t Breed Casteism: Union Minister Athawale

Caste Census Won’t Breed Casteism: Union Minister Athawale

'Atrocities are still happening against backward communities. Though there have been government interventions to end caste- based discriminations from the...


15 September 2021
Bengal Assistance Scheme For Women: Govt Issues Record 8.5 Lakh Caste Certificates In 45 Days

Bengal Assistance Scheme For Women: Govt Issues Record 8.5 Lakh Caste Certificates In 45 Days

This huge number of certificates were issued following a flood of applications triggered by the Bengal CM's scheme for monthly financial assistance to female...


20 July 2021
Oxfam: Only 25.9 Percent SC ST Households Have Access To Non-Shared Sanitation Facilities

Oxfam: Only 25.9 Percent SC ST Households Have Access To Non-Shared Sanitation Facilities

'Data shows that 65.7 per cent of households belonging to the general category have access to improved, non-shared sanitation facilities, while only 25.9 per...


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