Tag: Scheduled Castes

Central govt departments asked for data on under-representations of SCs, STs
Central govt departments asked for data on under-representations of SCs, STs

The Central Secretariat Service (CSS) Forum had in January also urged the DoPT to immediately resume long-stalled promotions for its members.

  • Thursday, 14 April 2022
SC community lags behind in development in Odisha: National Commission for SCs

Angul: The scheduled caste of Odisha is lagging behind in terms of development as compared to the total population of the State, said Yogendra Paswan, member of National Commission for Scheduled Castes on Thursday. “The scheduled caste forms 16.5% of the total population in the state and their development should be carried out as per […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Yogi govt includes 17 OBC castes in SC list

Lucknow: In what can be termed as a masterstroke, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has included 17 OBC castes in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list. A decision to this effect was taken late Friday night and authorities have been directed to issue caste certificate to families belonging to these 17 castes. The castes […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
SC on stranded migrant labourers
'Creamy Layer' Concept Not Applicable To SC/ST: Govt To SC

New Delhi: The Centre on Monday sought a review of the Supreme Court verdict in 2018 on the exclusion of the “creamy layer” within the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) category from the reservation benefit. The Centre’s top law officer, Attorney General K.K. Venugopal arguing before a bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
SC on stranded migrant labourers
SC Upholds SC/ST Amendment Act, Stresses Idea Of Fraternity

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the constitutional validity of the SC/ST Amendment Act 2018 and emphasised that citizens should foster fraternity among all sections of the community without reducing it to a ritualistic formality. Citing marginalisation of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the apex court said, “It is to address problems of […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021