Manual scavenging deaths: Cases to be filed under SC/ST Atrocities Act

Noting that last year there more than 20 people belonging to SC and other castes died in the national capital, the NCSC said filing of cases against employers under the SC/ST Atrocities Act and other steps are being taken. Continue Reading

File chargesheet in TN girl’s beheading case in 15 days: NCSC

The National Commission for Scheduled Caste has directed the police to file the chargesheet in the case related to recent beheading of a teenage Dalit girl in a village near Athur in Salem district of Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Panel formed to look into misuse of panchami lands: NCSC

“In addition, adequate action has also been taken against the encroachers. We have formed a four-member committee for the process,” said National Commission for Scheduled Castes Vice-Chairman L Murugan. Continue Reading

NCSC asks TN to submit report on Panchami lands

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes Monday asked all District Revenue Officers in Tamilnadu to furnish information in 15 days on steps taken to remove encroachments of ‘Panchami lands’ given to Dalits. Continue Reading