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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 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

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.21

Clarification by MP on ST tag demand

Darjeeling BJP MP Raju Bista on Thursday said he had taken up with the Centre the demand for Scheduled Tribe status for 11 Gorkha communities. The clarification comes in the wake of an indefinite hun...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

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 30.07.21

BJP MLA hopeful of ST status

Pratap Khati, a leader of the Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League which is an ally of the BJP, had said last year that the 11 Gorkha communities would definitely be granted the ST status and hill people wou...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

BJP-ruled Assam lax on ST tag for Gorkhas

The BJP-led government at the Centre has revealed that Assam, a BJP-ruled state, has not recommended the inclusion of Gorkhas in the Scheduled Tribe list, although the saffron party has used this prom...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.21

Kurmis seek ST status

Thousands from the Kurmi community blocked roads at 50 places in four Jungle Mahal districts on Thursday, demanding re-inclusion in the Scheduled Tribe category and inclusion of their mother languages...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

North East  /  Published 22.12.19

Four groups welcome funds promise

Four communities of Assam — Ahom, Moran, Muttock and Chutia — on Sunday welcomed the decision of the state government to grant Rs 125 crore each to them.The president of All Moran Students’ Unio...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 06.12.19

Protest for Scheduled Tribe status

The All Adivasi Students’ Association of Assam (AASAA) staged a five-hour sit-in at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Friday in pursuance of their long-pending demand of granting Scheduled Tribe (ST) st...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

North East  /  Published 02.01.20

Tea tribe students press for ST status

The Assam Tea Tribes Students’ Association (ATTSA) and Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (ACMS) held a joint demonstration in Tinsukia district of Upper Assam on Thursday to press for Scheduled Tribe (ST) s...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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