Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

Official designations given to various groups indigenous people in India

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Under CC License)

The Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) are officially designated groups of historically disadvantaged people in India. The terms are recognised in the Constitution of India and the groups are designated in one or other of the categories. For much of the period of British rule in the Indian subcontinent, they were known as the Depressed Classes. The people in scheduled castes are essentially the lowest part of Hindu society.

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Warangal is one of the 17 LS constituencies in Telangana, the voting for which will held on April 11. Counting is on May 23. It's a constituency reserved for the..
Credit: DNA - Published 19 hours ago

Banswara seat has been reserved for candidates representing the Scheduled Tribe community. BJP's Kanakmal Katara and Congress' Tarachand Bhagora were the key..
Credit: DNA - Published 21 hours ago

Dindigul Lok Sabha constituency comprises of six assembly segments. Out of them, one is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

Banswara seat has been reserved for candidates representing the Scheduled Tribe community. BJP's Kanakmal Katara and Congress' Tarachand Bhagora were the key..
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

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