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  • BSP chief Mayawati hits out at Congress for opposing caste based quota 05-02-2014 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: Slamming senior Congress leader Janardhan Dwivedi for his statement against caste-based reservations, BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday demanded that the party must make its stand clear on the issue. "A senior Congress leader has given a statement on reservation, this can't be an individual's opinion, but the party's...
  • RK Singh targeting Shinde as he's a Dalit: SC/ST panel Vice Chairman 16-01-2014 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: Scheduled Caste Commission Vice Chairman Dr Raj Kumar Virka has said that action must be taken against Former Home Secretary RK Singh for making allegations against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. Virka has accused RK Singh of targeting Shinde for being a Dalit and violating the Official Secrets...
  • Ensure SC/ST representation at senior levels: Parliamentary Panel to Govt 22-08-2013 09:28 PM

    Observing that SC/ST officers were not represented in senior positions in Ministries and public sector firms due to existing policies, a Parliamentary panel on Thursday asked government to ensure that their adequate presence is ensured there. In a report on reservation and employment of SC/STs in Ordnance Factory Board, the...
  • Akhilesh promises to withdraw false cases lodged against Brahmans 12-05-2013 08:23 PM

    New Delhi: With an eye on Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday promised that all false cases against Brahmans lodged under the SC/ST Act (Prevention of Atrocities Act) will be withdrawn. "There was a time when false cases were imposed on Brahmins. When we came...
  • Odisha: BJD SC/ST MLAs in a fix over reservation bill 03-04-2013 11:20 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Opposition Congress put 40 SC and ST MLAs of the ruling BJD in a fix in the state Assembly by suddenly demanding division of vote at the introduction stage of a bill for reservation to SC and ST in government jobs. The opposition Congress raised objection to the Odisha...
  • UPA not serious on quota bill, alleges Mayawati 22-12-2012 02:30 PM

    The BSP chief said that though she is upset with the government over the issue, she isn't planning to withdraw her support. ...
  • Let a discussion on quota bill take place first: BJP 17-12-2012 12:40 PM

    The BJP has issued a whip to its MPs to vote for the SC/ST quota bill. ...
  • RS discusses Section 66A of IT Act 14-12-2012 11:00 AM

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  • Watch: Furious RS Dy Chairman warns protesting SP MPs, evicts 1 13-12-2012 03:08 PM

    RS Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien repeatedly warned the SP MPs who were protesting against the SC/ST quota bill that he would name them if they continued to disrupt proceedings. ...
  • BSP to take 'tough' stand on SC/ST bill 10-12-2012 09:47 PM

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