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Scheduled Tribes
India  /  Published 18.09.22

‘Toughest’ tag on CUET general test

While the proportion of joint top scorers is only an approximate indicator of overall student performance in a paper – because one very high scorer may skew it and because it says nothing about ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 16.09.22

Protests over delay in ST status

The six communities from Assam seeking Scheduled Tribes status on Thursday staged protests in several parts of the state in protest over the “delay” by the government in meeting their deca...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 14.09.22

ST list: Cabinet okays proposals

The government on Wednesday approved the inclusion of certain communities in the lists of Scheduled Tribes in Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, fulfilling long-p...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.08.22

Kerala call for fee relief for Dalits, tribals

An expert panel of the Kerala government has suggested a slew of measures as the enrolment of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) remains low in higher education compared to the overall ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.22

Kerala court’s controversial ruling

Kerala’s progressive image includes in it the empowerment of women at home and outside. Two rulings by a sessions court, however, demonstrated how regressive values may persist in spite of a for...
By The Editorial Board

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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

India  /  Published 06.05.22

Lens on plight of tribals in jails

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has decided to form a working group to study the plight of tribal inmates on death row and life convicts who are languishing in jails after 14 years...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.04.22

ST panel orders arrest of DM

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes has issued an arrest warrant against Keonjhar collector Ashish Thakare for defiance of its summons and repeatedly failing to appear before it for a hearing...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

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

India  /  Published 16.02.22

Research unit with no appetite for research

A central university set up to promote education among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes has for the 14th year running not invited applicants for PhD courses at its centre on social exclusion, pro...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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