Scheduled Castes
India  /  Published 21.05.19

‘Ganga refugees’ who can’t cook food in summer

Sitting under a small tree atop an embankment close to the Ganga to save himself from the scorching Sun, Kamlesh Rai, 30, was poring over a vernacular daily to keep himself abreast of politicking in t...
By Dev Raj in Buxar

India  /  Published 15.04.19

Want justice, not doles, say young Dalits

A group of youths was busy inside a small stall in Parliament Street here on Sunday, counselling visiting Dalit, tribal and Other Backward Classes students about future careers and opportunities for h...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.04.19

Call to PM to act against CVC over Dalit ‘insult’

Activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show sincerity in protecting the rights of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes by taking disciplinary action agains...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.20

Kolhan University

Kolhan University conducted its 52nd syndicate meeting on its Chaibasa premises on Tuesday with vice-chancellor Shukla Mahanty and other syndicate members.The university decided to request higher and ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

Eviction blow to bright boy

The Visva-Bharati student evicted from his hostel for video-recording the vice-chanacellor’s Republic Day speech is grappling with two questions: what did he do wrong and how would he continue his e...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

India  /  Published 07.03.19

Government yields on teacher quota

The Centre promulgated an ordinance on Thursday saying a college or university would be taken as a single unit while calculating the reserved teaching posts, ending months of indecision under pressure...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

Reservation draft list for civic polls out

Certain counsellors might not be able to contest from their current wards in the upcoming elections as their seats have been reserved. In a notice dated January 17, certain wards have been announced a...
By A staff reporter in

India  /  Published 25.01.19

Dalit benefit plank against AMU status

A constitutional body headed by a BJP parliamentarian has asked the government to argue in court that removing the minority status of Aligarh Muslim University would benefit the Scheduled Castes.The s...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.11.19

Faculty reservation order to IIMs

The government has decided to direct the Indian Institutes of Management to reserve posts for candidates from socially and economically deprived backgrounds while hiring teachers, superseding a 44-yea...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.19

The impractical mathematics of reservations

Affirmative action cannot be taken casually. Not that Indian politicians take the vote-winning possibilities of reservations casually; the problem is that it is the only aspect of affirmative action t...
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