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Mindsets on SC-ST must change

The logic guiding the single judge was that there should be no misuse of the provision that anyone abusing an SC/ST could be jailed straightaway.

03 Oct 2019 1:04 AM

Over 1,000 protest state decision to increase reservation to 72 per cent

Organisers of the protest said that a large number of people, irrespective of religion and beliefs, turned up for the protest.

15 Sep 2019 3:27 AM

Ruling on ‘migrating’ SC/ST needs review

It’s not clear how many SC/ST people actually migrate to other states in search of education or jobs.

01 Sep 2018 12:00 AM

Migrants among SC/ST to lose quotas: Supreme Court

In case of Scheduled Tribes, the President has been similarly empowered under Article 342(1) of the Constitution.

31 Aug 2018 1:59 AM

Working of quota policy needs review

The court also rejected a petition last week which urged that quotas be extended to those below the poverty line.

06 Aug 2018 12:02 AM


Draw the line on quotas

The Maharashtra government seems ready to give in to the demand and will call a special Assembly session on it.

30 Jul 2018 12:07 AM

HC stops mention of caste in bail pleas

In the above mentioned case, lawyer Giriraj P Sharma told the court that his client Bishan Singh was granted bail by the court on June 29.

07 Jul 2018 1:32 AM

Notice to govt over quota for orphans

The petitioner wanted the Centre and states to have a policy for assigning caste to orphans.

06 Jul 2018 12:37 AM

MP cop job recruitment: Male, female medical test in same room

Fitness and medical tests of 18 female and 21 male recruits were being done in district headquarters in Bhind.

03 May 2018 4:44 AM

‘Branding’ by MP cops like knifing nation’s heart: Rahul Gandhi

Taking to Twitter, Mr Gandhi put out a picture of two youth with the words “SC” and “ST” written on their chests respectively.

01 May 2018 1:42 AM


Bharat Bandh: Yogi Adityanath appeals for calm as 2 killed

One youth succumbed to his injuries in Meerut and another died in Azamgarh but the state government did not confirm the deaths.

03 Apr 2018 6:35 AM

Top court on SC/ST Act: Accused arrest not a must

SC decries large-scale misuse of law.

21 Mar 2018 1:49 AM

Supreme Court issues directives to check misuse of SC, ST Act

The Apex Court also added that a public servant can be arrested after grant of approval by some senior officer.

20 Mar 2018 3:48 PM