West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

Ahluwalia bid to quell ire

Widespread protests erupted on Saturday against Darjeeling MP S.S. Ahluwalia’s purported comment that many of those demanding a son-of-the-soil candidate for his seat “were born in Nepal”, forci...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.20

I-card cry in ex-enclaves

Residents of erstwhile Bangladeshi enclaves gathered at the district magistrate’s office here on Monday to demand that they be given “citizenship identity cards”, mirroring the fear among people...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.20

Aadhaar plea in tea estates

The Indian Tea Association (ITA), the largest organisation of planters in the country, on Saturday urged the Centre to facilitate the Aadhaar enrolment of garden workers, pointing out that many labour...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Invisible people: Aadhaar versus tribals

Particularly vulnerable tribal groups, earlier known as primitive tribal groups, are the sort of people you may never meet unless you take the trouble to look for them. In Jharkhand, they live in smal...
By Jean Drèze

India  /  Published 19.11.19

12-year-old blocked at Sabarimala

A 12-year-old from Puducherry, who had accompanied her father for a visit to the Sabarimala temple, was stopped a few kilometres from the shrine and not allowed to proceed after police checked her Aad...
By PTI in Sabarimala


Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.19

Jamshedpur cops' rap for teens cosy in hotels

Police will now carry out random crackdowns on city hotels that allow guests with ID proofs such as Aadhaar bearing local addresses.This move follows the recovery of teenagers, including minor boys an...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 20.01.19

Centrum thrust on loans

Diversified financial services player Centrum group expects a significant growth in its lending business over the next three to four years as it bets on a combination of inorganic growth, geographic e...
By Vivek Nair in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.02.20

Roy washes hands of ration card deletion

BJP leader-turned-Independent MLA from Jamshedpur East Saryu Roy iterated on Friday that the deletion of ration cards for Aadhaar non-linkage was done without his consent, bypassing him. The Telegraph...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 05.04.19

SC refuses to entertain plea challenging Aadhaar Ordinance

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea challenging the recent Aadhaar Ordinance brought by the Centre and asked the petitioners to approach the high court first with its grievances.A ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.20

Aadhaar puja to fight virus, earn jan dhan

In superstition-hit Jharkhand's Garhwa district, a group of women performed “holy rituals” with their Aadhaar cards in a bid to kill two birds with one stone – ward off the evil force of Coronav...
By Saurav Roy and Nityanand Dubey in Ranchi


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