scheduled castes


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Related to scheduled castes: Scheduled castes and scheduled tribes

scheduled castes

pl n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) certain classes in Indian society officially granted special concessions. See Harijan
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27 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Tuesday sought a reply from the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) on the application filed against Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty for allegedly using casteist slur against the scheduled caste.
9 percent reservation for Other Backward Classes (27 percent), Scheduled Castes (15 percent) and Scheduled Tribes (7.
5 crore has been allocated under the Allocation for Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Allocation for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes which is 20.
Both actors have committed offence under sections of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015, and Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955.
The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has taken its cognizance and there will be probe against them, Punia said.
India, March 9 -- The discussion in cyberspace on the two Supreme Court judgements on Dalit Christians patently exposes the cleavage between those who descend from converts from the Scheduled castes and others who are converts from other social groups.
The Chief Minister, who was addressing the Mushhar Chetna Sammelan in Patna on Wednesday, exhorted the Mahadalit Commission and the Mahadalit Development Mission to send their recommendations for clubbing all scheduled castes into one category.
Udit Raj is a prominent Dalit face and his induction, it was expected, would help the BJP make inroads with the Scheduled Castes.
Therefore it is clear that the Scheduled Castes forms a major caste group in Punjab and functionally are an important factor in its total life.
Scheduled Castes (SCs) in India: Socio-Economic Status and Empowerment Policies
The Scheduled Castes were practically untouchable communities in India for many centuries.
ISLAMABAD, March 29, 2012 (Frontier Star): Scheduled Caste Rights Movement (SCRM), in collaboration with Action Aid Pakistan will hold a protest demonstration ceremony here on Thursday to highlight the sufferings of the scheduled castes.