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No power can abolish SC/ST Act, it will remain intact: Ram Vilas Paswan

No power can abolish SC/ST Act, it will remain intact: Ram Vil...

No power can abolish the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan said today. DNA, 2 weeks ago

LJP files review plea against SC order on Atrocities Act

The Lok Janshakti Party, an ally of the BJP, has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court against its order on the SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, party leader Chirag Paswan said today.The LJP, which draws its electoral base from Dalits in Bihar, has also written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him that the government should file a review petition against the order which has made the act "toothless". "We are worried as the order has weakened the law which has been ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago LJP to move Supreme Court against dilution of anti-atrocities Act  Prokerala1 month ago

Will TDP quitting NDA affect Modi govt?

Here are how the numbers stack up in the Lok Sabha. The Telugu Desam Party on Friday moved a no-confidence motion against the government in the Lok Sabha, hours after party president N Chandrababu Naidu announced that his party was exiting the National Democratic Alliance. Though Speaker Sumitra Mahajan did not take up the notices in the House on Friday, citing disorder, the TDP and The Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress will try to move the motion on Monday.   The motion can be accepted ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Sharad Pawar emerging as key interlocutor among opposition parties

New Delhi, 15 MarchCongress chief Rahul Gandhi met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday night. The meeting came hours after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost the Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-elections, and a day before the Congress ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

BJP backs out of declaration to boycott Nagaland polls

Making a U-turn, Bharatiya Janata Party's Nagaland unit on Tuesday backed out of a joint declaration signed on Monday  by all parties in the state to boycott the upcoming assembly polls which also led to suspension of a state party leader. As the move by the BJP's state unit to be part of the declaration left its central leadership red-faced, Union minister Kiren Rijiju went into damage control mode, saying elections are a constitutional process and the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Why the Dalit upsurge threatens the BJP

Modi and Shah can't afford to lose any of the 24 per cent Dalit vote of 2014, says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Protesters block the Delhi-Gurugram Expressway, Gurugram, Haryana during the Bharat bandh called by Dalit organisations on April 2, 2018. Photograph: PTI Photo The Muslims are just about 15 per cent of the Indian electorate. They don't vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party. Even in post-1989 politics, when the Congress lost its heartland vote bank, the Muslims joined the Yadavs, the most ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Two Union ministers pitch for increased quota in higher judiciary

Two Union ministers have pitched for increased reservations for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes in higher judiciary, saying such people do not have adequate representation in the SupremeCourt and the high courts. Ram Vilas Paswan, Union minister and the chief of Lok Janshakti Party, an NDA ally, said it was time to launch a movement to press for their demand. "I am speaking in the capacity of LJP chief that we should launch a movement for getting reservation in the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Paswan's clear message to Modi: BJP has all but lost the Dalit vote

The wind vane of Indian politics has spoken. Less than a month after advising BJP leaders to be “more tactful and avoid blunders”, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has now cautioned that Dalit anger could erupt like a volcano. The Lok Janshakti ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago

Bharat bandh: How Supreme Court decision will affect Dalits

On a day when various organisations have called for a nationwide shutdown, protesting against the 'dilution' of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, [SC/ST Act] by the Supreme Court, the Narendra Modi governent moved a ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago Dalit protests turn violent during Bharat bandh, 9 dead  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Four signals from Bihar that indicate impending churn in politics

With just about a year left for the term of the current Lok Sabha to end, heavy churning has begun in political corridors. The latest bye-polls in Uttar Pradesh were an early indicator of this churn. A large number of other key signals are coming from Bihar.
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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