Scheduled Caste Sc
West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.21

Caution on fake caste papers

The Mamata Banerjee government will set up an inquiry commission if it receives complaints that ineligible people were among the recipients of 21 lakh caste certificates issued during the first editio...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.08.21

Bengal: Cash aid applicants to rise

The Mamata Banerjee government will have to spend much more than what it had planned earlier under the Lakshmir Bhandar scheme as the huge rush in the first four days of Duare Sarkar camps hints that ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.21

Lakshmir Bhandar: Women queue up to register names

Government officials across the state faced a challenge on Monday — the first day of the second session of Duare Sarkar camps — as thousands of women began to queue up from early morning t...
By Our Bureau in Bolpur(Birbhum), Chakdah

India  /  Published 12.08.21

DU: Prof seeks FIR against principal

A Delhi court has sought an action taken report from the police on a complaint filed by a sacked professor of a Delhi University college seeking registration of FIR under the Scheduled Caste and Sched...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.08.21

BJP: Cong didn’t do much for SC, ST & OBC

The ruling BJP tried to corner the Congress in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday for allegedly not doing enough for the SCs, STs and OBCs despite ruling the country for decades, and claimed that it was onl...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 05.08.21

Nitish seeks appointment with PM

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said that he has sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the tricky issue of caste-based census which the Centre has proposed t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.21

EC to verify caste papers of legislators

The Election Commission has asked the chief electoral officer (CEO) of Bengal to find out whether 14 persons, including three sitting MLAs and a sitting MP, are in possession of original Scheduled Cas...
By Avijit Sinha, Soumya De Sarkar in Siliguri/Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.20

Trinamul drive to woo back Dalits

The Trinamul Congress has launched a drive that will cover over 10,000 villages and towns and create a platform for interaction with more than 1.5 crore Scheduled Caste voters in one month. Senior Tr...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

‘Caste bias’ stalls resettlement

Members of five Scheduled Caste families whose homes were either washed away or face threat from the swirling waters of the Hooghly in Nadia couldn’t settle on the land allotted by the local pan...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

Education  /  Published 20.11.19

Centre orders reservation in senior IIT posts

The government has directed IITs to implement quotas in senior faculty posts in the core technology stream, in a move that drew sharp criticism from institute directors who dared the Centre to introdu...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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