Scheduled Tribes
India  /  Published 03.12.21

Nitish ‘nod to caste census’

Chief minister Nitish Kumar is said to have agreed to conduct a census to calculate the populations of different castes in Bihar, after the Centre rejected the state’s demand for such an exercis...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.21

Corporate India reflects social inequities

Many American multinational corporations have adopted an ambitious racial justice and inclusion programme. In 2020, Apple filled 43 per cent of open leadership roles and 29 per cent of research and de...
By Ashish Khetan

India  /  Published 25.11.21

SC query on IIT quota ‘flout’

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre and the 23 IITs on a petition alleging that these institutions were not offering reservation to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

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

Opinion  /  Published 08.04.21

A dream of India that should last forever

Some three decades ago, I decided to start working with adivasis and nomadic people. My workplace was Tejgadh, a village in eastern Gujarat. It is situated at the foot of a rocky hill and is...
By G.N. Devy

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


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