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Rural ministry statement comes week after a report in ThePrint highlighted problems being created by caste-based salary disbursal under MGNREGA among workers in Karnataka.
As long as there are foreign-educated, dominant-caste ministers who find a Cabinet position via Rajya Sabha, SCs, STs and OBCs will continue to lose out.
NCSC portal receives 664 complaints under ‘atrocities’ head, 372 related to socioeconomic matters, and 240 for service issues since launch in April.
The HC held that Rana’s claim of belonging to ‘Mochi’ caste was made with the intention of obtaining various benefits available to a candidate from such category.
The panel's reaction comes after a video of the alleged incident, involving the professor and a class of SC/ST students, went viral on social media
The government has given in-principle approval to a proposal by a Delhi-based trust, under which mathematician Anand Kumar will coach 400 SC students every year.
From 2017-18 to 2020-21, approx. Rs 2.6 lakh crore was sanctioned for welfare of Scheduled Castes. Of this, Rs 49,722.18 crore was surrendered by ministries/departments.
While the Bengali bhadralok's support to the Left came riding on an anti-Congress mindset, their honeymoon with CM Mamata Banerjee's TMC was also brief.
Govt report finds Gross Enrolment Ratio of SC/ST students at undergraduate level is lower than national average of 26.3%. UGC says it has taken steps to improve these numbers.
The reserve list has always courted controversies, with the latest coming after Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla’s daughter, Anjali, cracking the 2019 exam.