Tag: Scheduled Caste

Nitish for Nishad, Nonia inclusion in ST category

Nitish for Nishad, Nonia inclusion in ST category

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

As Bihar is set to witness the biggest poll battle of the year, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is trying to woo the most backward castes that account for 30 per cent of the state’s population. The ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) government had announced the inclusion of Nishads (Mallah) and Nonias in the scheduled caste (SC) […]

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Cases of SC/ST atrocities: Nitish Kumar orders timely issuance of injury report

Cases of SC/ST atrocities: Nitish Kumar orders timely issuance of injury report

| February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Friday ordered timely issuance of injury reports by medical officers in the cases of atrocities against scheduled castes and scheduled tribes. He said departmental proceedings would be initiated against the health officials and employees who deliberately delay issuance of injury reports. Addressing a meeting of state-level vigilance and monitoring committee constituted […]

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