Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Current Affairs, GK & News
The Odisha Government recently increased the upper age limit of candidates to enter into State Civil services exams. The age was increased from 32 years to 38 years. This was done by amending the State Civil Services Rules, 1989. About the rise in upper age limit The increase in age limit has been made for ..
Topics: civil services • Disability • Odisha Government • Other Backward Castes • Scheduled Castes • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes • Scheduled Tribe • Socially and Educationally Backward Class
The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act of 1989 was legislated to protect the scheduled communities from harassment and atrocities. In March 2018, the Supreme court gave a judgement diluting the original act and it even granted anticipatory bail for those booked in the atrocity case. After huge protest, the government ..
The Union Cabinet approved the extension of the practice of seat reservation for scheduled castes and scheduled tribe. The reservation of seats in the Lok Sabha and the State Assemblies was to expire in 2020. The cabinet approved extending the practice for another 10 years (till 2030). The Constitution provides for reservation of 84 seats ..
Topics: Decades • Eighth Amendment of the Constitution of India • History of the Republic of India • Lok Sabha • Ninety-fifth Amendment of the Constitution of India • Parliament • Parliament of India • Reservation • Reservation in India • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes • Units of time
On 15 June 1999, the Government of India has laid down the modalities for determining the inclusion and exclusion and other modifications in the Orders specifying list of Scheduled Tribes. All actions are taken with respect to proposals of State/UT Governments for the communities demanding Scheduled Tribes status as per the modalities. These modalities are ..
Supreme Court upholds validity of Karnataka government’s law for reservation in promotion and seniority to SC and ST employees
The Supreme Court has recently upheld the constitutional validity of the Karnataka Extension of Consequential Seniority to Government Servants Promoted on the Basis of Reservation (to the Posts in the Civil Services of the State) Act, 2018. The new Karnataka 2018 law grants reservation in promotion and seniority to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) ..
Topics: Adivasi • Court Cases Related to Reservation in India • India • Indian caste system • Indian society • Karnataka • Reservation in India • Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes • Supreme Court of India
Bhagwan Lal Sahni, a BJP leader from Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, appointed new Chairman of the newly constituted National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). The NCBC was given constitutional status by Parliament in 2018, after repealing the National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993. The NCBC which previously only could recommend on the issue of inclusion or ..
Topics: Adivasi • Creamy layer • India • Indian caste system • Muzaffarpur • National Commission for Backward Classes • National Commission for Scheduled Castes • National Commission for Scheduled Tribes • NCBC • Other Backward Classes • Reservation in India • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes