India  /  Published 25.07.21

Mob kills cop after custody death

A mob attacked and killed a woman constable and injured several others in Jehanabad district of Bihar on Saturday following the death of a Dalit man in custody on charges of flouting the liquor ban. ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.21

Chosen few: BSP dilemma

Can the bahujan — ‘majority’ — coexist peacefully with the sarvajan — ‘everyone’? This has been one of the most enduring dilemmas confront...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Bengal’s changing caste equations

Three important aspects were in focus during the Bengal elections. First, there was the nature of ‘competitive populism’ spearheaded by the two charismatic leaders of Indian politics, Nare...
By Shiveshwar Kundu

Books  /  Published 04.07.21

Exile and the Kingdom

I was relieved once I crossed the border and entered India without getting caught by the police. It was very different from the time I had come here as a student. I was now a serious whole-timer of th...
By Hisila Yami

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.21

Editorial: Bottom rung

The Covid-19 pandemic has not only thrown the entrenched inequalities in Indian society into sharp relief but also exacerbated them further. What is shocking is that these iniquities can often be the ...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 17.05.21

Dalit, tribal school grant under the lens

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.21

Dalit panel scan on post-poll violence

A team of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes on Thursday reached Bengal on a two-day tour to visit areas hit by post-poll violence amid stiff resistance from the Bengal government. The two-...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 12.05.21

NJ temple accused of exploiting labours

Federal law enforcement agents descended on a massive temple in New Jersey on Tuesday after workers accused a prominent Hindu sect of luring them from India, confining them to the temple grounds and p...
By Annie Correal in New York

India  /  Published 05.05.21

Puri: Temple line Dalits can’t cross

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.21

For Scheduled Castes, a clue in the teacup

Rajkumar Fulmani had been associated with the BJP since 1987. Now, he is a face of the “No Vote to BJP” campaign.  Fulmani, a former BJP member of the Birbhum zilla parishad, has att...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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