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Prof. Sukhdeo Thorat delivered 9th Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lecture

August 7, 2017 - 12:09 pm in Reforms

“Incidences of untouchability not only persist, they are increasing”, argued Padma Shri Prof Sukhadeo Thorat, former chair of ICSSR, while delivering the ninth Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lecture at the Asiatic Library in Mumbai on Saturday. The Lecture…

UPDATE ON SC/ST (POA) AMENDMENTS BILL, 2014

August 7, 2015 - 10:59 pm in Rights

A Stepping Another Milestone Towards Strengthening Legislation   THE SCHEDULED CASTES AND THE SCHEDULED TRIBES (PREVENTION OF ATROCITIES) AMENDMENT BILL,…

Manual Scavenging a ‘Career Option’ and a part of ‘Skill India’

August 7, 2015 - 6:10 pm in Governance

What was conceived by the Narendra Modi-led NDA government as bringing employers and job seekers on a single platform seems to now promote and allow…