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Proposal sent to Centre for 17 new castes in Scheduled Caste ranks: Akhilesh Yadav

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Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said in keeping with the promise made in the Samajwadi Party election manifesto, his government had sent a proposal to the Centre to i

Sub-plan Bill gets House thumbs up


The state Assembly approved the AP Scheduled Castes Sub-Plan and Tribal Sub-Plan (Planning, Allocation and Utilisation of Financial Resources) Bill — 2012 on Sunday amid high drama.

Though it had ini

State stares at tough job

The state government on Friday admitted that while the AP Scheduled Castes and Tribal sub-plan is a big achievement, its implementation was bound to be tough task due to lack of proper infrastructure.

SC/ST panel meet today

The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of the Assembly, which met on Thursday, has decided to hold a three-day session from Friday to transact the SC/ST Sub Plan Bill.

Initially, the government propo

First in India: Law on SC/ST funds gets nod

The AP Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Bill giving a share to the Scheduled Castes and Tribes Sub Plan in the Budget.

The Bill will be introduced during the two-day Assembly Session convened from

Govt clears SC/ST quota proposal for promotion in state jobs

The government on Tuesday cleared a proposal that would allow it to provide reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in promotion in state jobs.

Home ministry: Arms licences to SCs, STs for safety

Attaching the highest importance to prevention and control of crimes against SCs and STs, the Union home ministry has told states that 'arms licences should be provided to members of SCs and STs' in '

PM pitches for implementation of laws to protect SCs

The government on Friday expressed “serious concern” over atrocities against Scheduled Castes with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stressing the need for implementing in letter and spirit existing laws for their protection.

AP govt committed to welfare of SC/STs: Kiran Reddy

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on Tuesday said the state government was totally committed to the welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

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