A Cabinet Committee on Tribal Affairs was meant to constantly review the policy
28 Sep 2021 1:25 AM
The petition urged the top court to formulate a 'means test' for identification of 'creamy layer in SCs and STs.
02 Dec 2019 3:27 PM
She said the government had also given reservation of 10 per cent to economically backward sections among the general category people.
30 Jul 2019 9:42 AM
They also demanded that the state should make public the report of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) about the status of Dhangars.
05 Mar 2019 12:50 AM
The government is now promising to extend the Van Dhan scheme to cover larger sections of forest dwellers.
03 Mar 2019 12:07 AM
Apex court asked states to submit details of process adopted to assess claims under Scheduled Tribes and Other Forest Dwellers Act, 2006.
28 Feb 2019 4:28 PM
Says TISS report was against Dhangars, state can’t ignore it.
01 Dec 2018 1:46 AM
The Dhangar community has been demanding reservation under the 'scheduled tribes' category for almost a decade now.
14 Aug 2018 1:41 AM
The bill, which was passed by a voice vote in the Rajya Sabha, had got the Lok Sabha’s nod on August 6.
10 Aug 2018 1:03 AM
Rajnath said this while responding to the issue after it was raised by the Congress during Zero Hour in the lower house.
03 Aug 2018 6:50 AM
The circular asking Dalits to submit notice 3 days prior to the wedding if they need protection, was done to maintain law and order.
06 May 2018 10:24 AM
State govt attempting to win back dalit support.
14 Apr 2018 1:40 AM
According to the minister, in the year 2015, as many as 38,564 cases were registered for crimes against Scheduled Castes.
04 Apr 2018 1:35 AM
Tribal people account for 8.2 per cent of India’s population.
08 Dec 2017 6:35 AM
A majority of Marathas are farmers but farming is no longer lucrative as is evident in the huge number of suicides by the farmers.
07 Sep 2017 3:03 AM