News Topic:Scheduled Tribes (STs)

AC approves separate 10% reservation to newly added tribes

In light of the addition of four new tribes i.e. Pahari Ethnic Group, Paddari Tribe, Kolis and Gadda Brahmins, the AC approved 10% reservation in their favour.

Lok Sabha passes bill granting Scheduled Tribe status to Paharis in J-K

In a significant development, the Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Constitution (Jammu and Kashmir) Scheduled Tribes Order (Amendment) Bill, 2023.

Delimitation Commission proposes 6 new seats for Jammu, 1 for Kashmir

The Delimitation Commission has proposed six additional seats for the Jammu region and one for Kashmir valley, sources said on Monday.

Parliamentary panel to visit J&K next week

The Parliamentary Committee on the welfare of Schedule Castes (SCs) and Schedule Tribes (STs) is set to visit Kashmir on April 14.

States can give quota within reserved categories, rules SC

SRINAGAR — In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court has held that States may make laws to give preferential reservation to sub-castes within Scheduled...

‘Centre can’t extend laws on JK without elected government’

SRINAGAR — Top constitutional experts of Jammu & Kashmir have termed the extension of 77th Amendment (Reservation in promotion for Schedule Castes and Schedule...

Centre extends two constitutional amendments to J&K

SRINAGAR — The government of India has approved extension of two central constitutional amendments to Jammu and Kashmir on recommendations of the state’s governor...

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