SC rules ‘Daughters have equal heirship rights in joint Hindu family property’

The Supreme Court has ruled that the daughters in the Hindu families have equal coparcenary rights in the joint Hindu family property even if the father died before the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005. This has been done in order ..


Inclusion of New Castes in SC List

In a written reply given in Rajya Sabha, The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment has informed that government of UP had sent an earlier proposal to include a total of 17 castes into the SC category. This ..

Uttarakhand bars candidate with more than two children from contesting Panchayat polls

The Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly has passed the Uttarakhand Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The bill has the following provisions: The amendment bill makes it mandatory for panchayat poll candidates to have passed class 10. While women and SC/ST male candidates ..

Fee waiver for SC/ST Students in Jan Shikshan Sansthans

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has been waived off fees for SC/ST candidates joining vocational training under Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS). The fee waiver decision aims to further strengthen the skill ecosystem benefiting those in the underprivileged sections ..

Caste Discrimination and Indian Medical Education System

#JusticeForDrPayal was trending in social media for the last few days. Payal Tadvi, a resident doctor studying gynaecology at the BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai, was found hanging in her hostel room as she was consistently harassed by the three ..

Retd. Justice Madan Lokur Appointed Judge of Supreme Court of Fiji

The Retired judge of Indian Supreme Court Justice Madan B Lokur has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Fiji. About The Appointment Justice Lokur is appointed as a judge of Supreme Court of Fiji’s non-resident panel. He will assume ..