HC notice to Centre over death penalty under SC/ST Act

(IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notice to the Centre on a petition filed by a law student challenging the constitutionality of mandatory death sentence prescribed under a provision of the SC/ST Act....

Manual scavenging, social exclusion of past even today play crucial role India’s sanitation outcome

Dalit, Muslim livelihood disproportionately affected by attacks in the name of cow protection

Half of non-Dalits in Rajasthan, UP, one third in Delhi report “practicing” untouchability

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra key for BJP in LS polls

44 cow-related deaths: US-based rights body blames BJP rulers for violence, cover-ups

Feb 21, The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), in detailed report, “India: Vigilante ‘Cow Protection’ Groups Attack Minorities”, has blamed for BJP for increasingly using communal rhetoric since it came to power in May...

SC to hear challenge to amendment to SC/ST law from March 26

Tripura police charges three tribal leaders with sedition

Cattle trader shot dead in Bihar

Does the new India really want to get rid of atrocities based on casteism or just the reservation based on caste system?

Cabinet nod to permanent body for welfare of denotified, nomadic tribes

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the constitution of a permanent welfare and development board for denotified, nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes. The Cabinet approved the setting up of a committee under...

Tripura police charges three tribal leaders with sedition

Cabinet approves 10% quota provision for J&K

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Union cabinet has given its nod to 10 per cent quota for poor among the general categories in Jammu and Kashmir and also approved the provision for SC/ST reservation in promotion...

Governor lauds Haryana’s “transparent, graft-free governance”