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Jharkhand  /  Published 21.07.20

Builders: wary of Jharkhad quota

The Jharkhand centre of Builders Association of India (BAI) has welcomed the state’s move to change the existing rules for awarding government contracts worth up to Rs 25 crore to local firms bu...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Review plea likely on Supreme Court job quota order

The government is likely to move the Supreme Court for a review of its recent judgment that said states were not bound to provide reservation in jobs and there was no fundamental right that guaranteed...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.19

Tribal face for leader of Opposition

The BJP is likely to give the leader of Opposition post to a tribal person, sources in the party said on Friday.Khunti MLA Nilkanth Singh Munda, who was rural development minister in the outgoing Ragh...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 22.01.20

170 held with no ILP papers in Arunachal

The capital district administration, along with police, on Tuesday carried out a drive to check the influx of illegal migrants and apprehended 170 people from here for having no inner-line permit.The ...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

North East  /  Published 02.01.20

Implement HC land order: Tribal forum

The United Tribal Organisation, Assam, a common platform of the Scheduled Tribes for both plains and hills, on Thursday urged the state government to implement the Gauhati High Court’s order to evic...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


Opinion  /  Published 26.10.19

The enduring radiance of Ambedkar

The Indian Constitution recognized two social groups as especially disadvantaged: the scheduled castes, known in everyday language as Dalits; and the scheduled tribes, commonly known as Adivasis. Both...
By Ramachandra Guha in

India  /  Published 10.02.20

Government cautious on SC’s quota ruling

The BJP-led Centre was on Monday non-committal on legislative or judicial measures to address the concerns expressed by leaders from across parties about the fate of reservation for Dalits and tribals...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.19

Tribal status: the race to become primitive

It is rather ironic, if not bizarre, that after 72 years of Independence, there is now a growing number of communities desiring to be classed as scheduled tribes. This phenomenon is particularly stron...
By Pradip Phanjoubam in

North East  /  Published 10.07.19

Duliajan student unions on warpath over ST tag

Two student unions in two Upper Assam towns, separated by a little over 40km, held protests to demand Scheduled Tribe status for their own communities and several others. Activists of the Duliajan uni...
By Pradip Kumar Neog and Manoj Kumar Ojha in Duliajan

India  /  Published 13.09.19

Larger bench on atrocity law

The emotive issue of whether those accused of atrocities against Dalits or tribals should be arrested immediately and denied anticipatory bail will now come up before a three-judge bench, with the pos...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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