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Centre may raise spending on SC and ST welfare schemes by 40 pct

The Centre’s Budget allocations for scheduled castes and tribes’ (SC&ST) welfare could leapfrog 40% if a “new arrangement” proposed by a high-level committee is put in place. The Centre’s Budget allocations for scheduled castes and tribes’ (SC&ST) welfare could leapfrog ...

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Dalit groom assaulted, six booked

Six persons have been booked for allegedly assaulting a Dalit groom and his family members who they were on their way to the marriage ceremony, in Khuthi village here, the police said on Sunday. The groom, a BSF jawan, and ...

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NCSC team members visit murdered woman’s family

Family members say city police yet to arrest the accused A team from National Commission for Scheduled Castes, on Friday, visited the family of P. Kachammal (55), a Dalit woman who was murdered allegedly by a caste Hindu last week. ...

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Can we get swift justice too, Dalits ask after Kopardi rape death sentence

3 Dalits awarded capital punishment for rape and murder of Maratha girl last year, but Dalits say justice is rarely served if victim is from a lower caste. Mumbai: Last year, the rape and brutal murder of a 15-year-old girl belonging ...

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Dalit organizations threaten stir over Aage murder case

MUMBAI: Dalit organizations in Maharashtra have threatened a stir in Mumbai even as the state government has assured re-trial in Nitin Aage murder case where all the accused were acquitted by the court. ‘Bheem Army Bharat Ekta Mission’ an umbrella ...

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