12 Apr 2012
The government on Thursday decided to include some communities in the list of Scheduled Castes in Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Tripura.
23 Jul 2016
New Delhi: As violent protests continue in Gujarat over the flogging of Dalit youth by upper-caste Hindu vigilantes, an IndiaSpend analysis reveals a conviction rate six times lower than the Indian average -- over 10 years -- for crimes against scheduled castes (SCs) and scheduled tribes (STs).
05 Sep 2015
Chennai: Madras High Court today dismissed appeals filed against the order of a single judge upholding the validity of the current policy of Puducherry government restricting the benefit of Scheduled Castes only to the residents of the Union Territory and not to those migrated from the other states.
21 Aug 2016
Bhopal: Seventeen people have died across Madhya Pradesh in the devastation caused by three days of continuous rain and resultant floods, including building collapses in Sagar and Satna districts, officials said on Saturday.
20 Aug 2016
Bhopal: Fifteen people have died since Friday across Madhya Pradesh in devastation caused by three days of continuous rain and resulting floods, including building collapses in Sagar and Satna districts, officials said on Saturday.
25 Apr 2011
In its bid to woo the Dalit vote bank, Madhya Pradesh government has decided to form a separate ministry for Schedule Castes (SCs). The Ministry will look after the development projects related to the SCs.
11 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Eyeing support of backward castes, Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Wednesday demanded Scheduled Caste (SC) status for 17 backward castes for their ‘socio-economic upliftment’.
21 Jul 2016
Bhopal: Some of the 418 farmers who committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's home district Sehore in the last three years took the extreme step because they were "possessed by ghosts", according to the state government.
02 May 2015
Moga: National Commission for Scheduled Castes Chairman P L Punia on visited the civil hospital where the mother of the teenage girl, who was molested and thrown off a moving bus belonging to the ruling Badal family, is recuperating.
07 Feb 2014
Lucknow: The third phase of Samajwadi Party's ‘Samajik Nyay Adhikar Yatra’ to press for inclusion of 17 backward castes in SC category started on Thursday from the party's office in Lucknow.