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India  /  Published 15.09.22

Nod to 77% quotas for SC, STs

The Jharkhand government has given its nod to a proposal for granting 77 per cent reservation in state government jobs for the members of the SC, ST, backward classes, OBC and economically weaker sect...
By PTI in Ranchi

India  /  Published 12.09.22

Post-Covid, IIT cut-off marks are falling

The brochure also prescribed subject-wise cut-offs. General candidates needed to obtain 10 per cent each in mathematics, physics and chemistry while the benchmark was 9 per cent for the OBC and EWS an...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.08.22

Didn't embrace any other religion: Sameer

Former Mumbai zonal director of the Narcotics Control Bureau Sameer Wankhede on Thursday filed an affidavit in a court in Maharashtra's Washim district, stating their family belongs to a Scheduled...
By PTI in Washim (Maharashtra)

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.08.22

Scholarship: UK signs MoU with J'khand

The Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and the British High Commissioner to India on behalf of the Jharkhand Government and UK Government respectively signed an MoU regarding the Chevening Marang G...
By Our Web Desk

India  /  Published 16.08.22

Sameer thanks NCSC chief

IRS officer Sameer Wankhede, who was accused of submitting a fake caste certificate to get a government job, called on National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chairperson Vijay Sampla on Tuesd...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 02.08.22

SC/ST: Govt admits failure

The Centre on Monday admitted in Parliament that it had closed an incentive-based scheme to promote school education among Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe girls because it could not address implem...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.07.22

Caste bias shadow on AIIMS exams

A parliamentary panel has found that caste bias at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here leads to many Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe MBBS students to be failed repeatedly in their exa...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.22

Hidden gaps: life expectancy

In India, the longevity of social constituencies, especially those on the margins, seems to be determined by factors beyond their control. This is the deduction of a recent study released in the journ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.22

Youngest civic head in hills

Hamro Party elected 31-year-old Ritesh Portel as the chairman of Darjeeling municipality, making him the youngest chief of the civic body set up in 1850, and stamping the new party’s focus on th...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Opinion  /  Published 16.03.22

New class: Dalit schooling

How affirmative is affirmative action? The question is pertinent in a society as layered and intricate as India’s. The government has decided to conduct tests for Dalit students who have passed ...
By The Editorial Board


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