Scheduled Castes
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

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’

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

India  /  Published 23.11.20

Hathras: SC-ST panel refuses visit

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.11.20

Axe on Giridih mayor

The mayor of Giridih has been disqualified and his services terminated for submitting an invalid caste certificate.  The post of mayor of the Giridih Municipal Corporation is reserved for Schedu...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

India  /  Published 19.10.20

NEET result reply to merit sniggers

By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.20

Just so: Crimes against dalits

Institutional complicity in efforts to protect upper-caste criminals when the crimes are against Dalits was laid bare in the Hathras case in Uttar Pradesh. But that is just a blatant example among num...
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