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Punjab Cabinet approves one-time grant for widows, dependent children

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

This will be over and above the monthly pension of Rs 1,500 being given to them. This financial assistance will be credited directly into their bank accounts.

OBC reservation: Centre moves SC, seeks recall of Dec 17 order passed in MP matter

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

It has also urged the apex court to direct the local body elections to be deferred for four months with a mandate to the state government to come out with the report of the commission and directing the SEC to hold the elections accordingly.


J'khand Civil Service Exam Irregularities: BJP Creates Ruckus In Assembly, CM Attacks 'Manuwadi' Mindset

Soren, however, said, "There has been no interference from the government (in conducting examinations).

Govt Schools In Punjab Are In Bad Shape, Seek People's Support For Improving Them: Arvind Kejriwal

Dec 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Without naming anyone, he said, "For 75 years, these political leaders and parties deliberately kept the government schools in a bad shape so that the poor and (people from) SC brotherhood cannot progress”.


Akhilesh’s Strategy: Wean Back Most Backward Castes From BJP, But Will That Be Easy?

Observers feel that the smaller OBC castes, which were earlier with SP in significant numbers and shifted to the BSP to a reasonable extent in 2007, gradually shifted to the BJP over the last seven years.

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24 September, 2021

Centre Finds Caste Census Of Backward Classes Administratively Difficult, Tells SC

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In an affidavit filed in the apex court, the government has said that caste enumeration in Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 was “fraught” with mistakes and inaccuracies.


24 September, 2021

Caste Census Won’t Breed Casteism: Union Minister Athawale

Preetha Nair

'Atrocities are still happening against backward communities. Though there have been government interventions to end caste- based discriminations from the society, we are yet to see any positive result.', said Ramdas Athawale


15 September, 2021

Bengal Assistance Scheme For Women: Govt Issues Record 8.5 Lakh Caste Certificates In 45 Days

Outlook Web Bureau

This huge number of certificates were issued following a flood of applications triggered by the Bengal CM's scheme for monthly financial assistance to female heads of families, named Lakshmir Bhandar.


20 July, 2021

Oxfam: Only 25.9 Percent SC ST Households Have Access To Non-Shared Sanitation Facilities

Outlook Web Desk

'Data shows that 65.7 per cent of households belonging to the general category have access to improved, non-shared sanitation facilities, while only 25.9 per cent scheduled tribes households have improved, non-shared sanitation facilities,' the report said.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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