Tag: Scheduled Caste

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Odisha Launches Mission Suvidya To Improve Facilities At SC, ST Hostels

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday launched Mission Suvidya — a scheme aimed at bringing a qualitative shift in accommodation facilities provided to the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) students across the state, an official statement said. The SC-ST development department, in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, signed agreements with three […]

SC issues notice to Centre on death penalty in SC/ST cases

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a plea challenging the validity of a section which prescribes for mandatory death sentence in a case where an innocent member of a Scheduled Caste (SC) or a Scheduled Tribe (ST) is convicted and is executed as a consequence of false […]

NCSC chairman to visit Kandhamal today

Bhubaneswar: A day after the chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Rameswar Oraon visited Kandhamal to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of six tribals during an alleged exchange of fire between security personnel and Maoists inside Malapanga forest in the district on July 8, chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled […]