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India  /  Published 31.07.22

Caste bias shadow on AIIMS exams

A parliamentary panel has found that caste bias at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here leads to many Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe MBBS students to be failed repeatedly in their exa...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.03.22

New class: Dalit schooling

How affirmative is affirmative action? The question is pertinent in a society as layered and intricate as India’s. The government has decided to conduct tests for Dalit students who have passed ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.22

Homes, schools to woo Adivasis

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the Tribal Advisory Council (TAC) and announced several initiatives for Adivasis — around 6 per cent of Bengal’s population — as part ...
By Devadeep Purohit, Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

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

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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

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


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