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Scheduled Castes
India  /  Published 15.09.21

SC to take up quota in promotions

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to examine the contention of the Centre and the states that recruitments for various government jobs have come to a standstill owing to disputes over grant of reser...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.07.21

Crime against SC, ST on the rise

The number of cases related to atrocities on Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes communities in 2018 decreased approximately by 11.15 per cent from the year 2017, but increased by 11.46 per cent in ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.06.21

Congress dissent on NHRC

Kharge had said in a statement on May 31 after a meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office where the NHRC chairperson was selected: “I reiterated at today’s meeting my concern over the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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

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

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Calcutta  /  Published 29.04.21

SC panel takes up abuse complaint

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has taken suo-motu cognisance of the alleged “use of unparliamentary language and casteist remarks” by an IIT Kharagpur teacher during an onlin...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

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)

Calcutta  /  Published 06.03.21

Mamata calls Bengal battle a ‘smiley poll’

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By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.03.21

Caste data hole in first meet on Census update

Preparations for the second Socio-Economic Caste Census have begun, but collection of caste-specific data was not discussed at a review meeting held in December, casting doubts over whether the inform...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.21

AIMIM eyes minorities and Dalits

The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) held its first public meeting in north Bengal on Monday and sought to counter the narrative that the party was the B-team of the BJP. Mohammad Majid...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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