Jharkhand  /  Published 14.09.21

Women not safe in state: Marandi

Senior BJP leader Babulal Marandi on Tuesday said the law and order situation in Jharkhand had collapsed and that the Hemant Soren government was a total failure. Addressing the media at Circuit Hous...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.21

Book on Stan’s work

A book on octogenarian Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist Father Stan Swamy, who died in judicial custody in July, which aims to highlight he was a “law-abiding”, “peace-loving...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.21

Community balance in north recast

Fresh and young faces were appointed in different important posts of the Trinamul Congress in north Bengal as the party made sweeping organisational changes across the state on Monday. The changes hi...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.07.21

Swamy: A prayer for the world

Bishop Mascarenhas said, “More than the mourning, we have gathered here to thank God for sending a holy soul like Father Stan Swamy. We are here to pray that what happened to him does not happen...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 08.04.21

A dream of India that should last forever

Some three decades ago, I decided to start working with adivasis and nomadic people. My workplace was Tejgadh, a village in eastern Gujarat. It is situated at the foot of a rocky hill and is...
By G.N. Devy


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.03.21

Hemant drops Pathalgadi cases

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Friday evening gave his nod to the state home department’s resolution on withdrawal of pathalgadi cases lodged in different districts during the erstwhil...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Culture  /  Published 15.06.19

Stories of the Santhals, by the Santhals

The painting on the wall shows two ebony male figures with bows and arrows. “Sidhu and Kanhu,” says Ruby Hembrom, by way of introduction. “They are very important for us, the Santhals. This pain...
By Manasi Shah

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Tribal mistrust cost BJP dearly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election rally in Gumla on November 26 had urged the tribals to vote for the BJP, saying that it was the Adivasis who turned prince Ram into “maryada purushott...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.19

The enduring radiance of Ambedkar

The Indian Constitution recognized two social groups as especially disadvantaged: the scheduled castes, known in everyday language as Dalits; and the scheduled tribes, commonly known as Adivasis. Both...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

India's Northeast: Sites of strife

Ironically — or perhaps tragically — the most beautiful parts of our country are also those most ridden with conflict and violence. They include the vale of Kashmir, the forests of Central India (...
By Ramachandra Guha


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