West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.22

How many flags must he wave to be called Indian?

“I have a problem only when someone tries to impose something on me…. We want to live in peace,” added the young man, holding the Tricolour close to his chest. This message of peac...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.04.22

Census: Tribals to protest

Tribals from across the country would converge again at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on April 25 to press for a separate religion code for tribals in the next census. Addressing the media after a meeting o...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Books  /  Published 15.04.22

Strangers in their own land

Book: Being Adivasi: Existence, Entitlements, Exclusion Author: Edited by Abhay Flavian Xaxa and G.N. Devy, Publisher: Vintage Price: Rs 699 During a conversation between the linguist, G.N. Devy, ...
By Urvashi Sarkar

India  /  Published 03.03.22

Social exclusion toll on life expectancy

A related but independent study by researchers at the International Institute of Population Sciences, Mumbai, based on more recent data from 2015-16, too has revealed large differences in life expecta...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

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


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