Scheduled Tribes
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

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.21

Kurmis set up poll test for BJP

The Kurmi community, which makes up a big part of the Jungle Mahal population, has thrown a dare at the BJP ahead of the Assembly polls, asking the party to ensure that the Centre approves the communi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.21

AIMIM eyes minorities and Dalits

The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) held its first public meeting in north Bengal on Monday and sought to counter the narrative that the party was the B-team of the BJP. Mohammad Majid...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 23.11.20

Hathras: SC-ST panel refuses visit

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


India  /  Published 19.10.20

NEET result reply to merit sniggers

By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.20

Just so: Crimes against dalits

Institutional complicity in efforts to protect upper-caste criminals when the crimes are against Dalits was laid bare in the Hathras case in Uttar Pradesh. But that is just a blatant example among num...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 06.10.20

Marked out: Growing crimes against Dalits

The National Crime Records Bureau data present a picture of trends in criminality. It has to be assumed, though, that many crimes are not reported, especially those against women and against those les...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.20

CM highlights UP girl’s agnipariksha

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday drew a parallel between Sita’s agnipariksha and forcible cremation of a Dalit girl who had allegedly been gang-raped in the BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh as the Bengal chie...
By Avijit Sinha, Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.20

Plea for Sikkim House quota

Limboo Tamang Seat Reservation Demand Committee Sikkim on Friday urged the state government and the Centre to table resolutions in the Assembly and the Lok Sabha, respectively, reserving seats for the...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri


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