Scheduled Tribes
North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Protest in refugee guise

Thousands, masquerading as refugees in their own land, took to the streets in Tinsukia town of Upper Assam on Friday to depict the horrifying effects of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on the indi...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 28.02.19

‘All facts were not placed’ in forest case

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes, a constitutional body to safeguard the interest of tribal people, has found the Union government’s approach inadequate in the case that has cast a cloud...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.02.19

Supreme Court to take up plea against forest evictions

The Supreme Court will take up on Thursday an application the central government has filed urging the court to “modify” its February 13 order that has cast a shadow on the survival of an estimated...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.19

Mamata's maiden meet with SC, ST MLAs

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has convened a meeting with all Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) MLAs on Tuesday in the Bengal Assembly.The first such meeting with all SC and ST legislator...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.01.19

Dalit father stands proud behind slain son

A police officer, Suresh Kumar alleges, shot his son and offered him Rs 10 lakh to “name any Muslim” as the killer of the young Dalit.Ashok Kumar, a young day labourer left incapable of hard work ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 09.12.19

Constitution Amendment Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

A bill which seeks to extend by 10 years the reservation given to SCs and STs in Lok Sabha and state Assemblies was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday.A similar reservation for the Anglo-Indian communi...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.01.19

Dalit alliance poll demand

The National Campaign for Dalit Human Rights has called for insulating the law to protect the socially disadvantaged from future judicial review and scrapping the economic reservation as the multi-gro...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 23.02.20

Adivasis, Koch Rajbongshis demand Scheduled Tribe tag

A massive gathering of more than one lakh people belonging to the Adivasi community, along with supporters of the All Adivasi Students’ Association of Assam (AASAA), on Sunday staged a demonstration...
By Shajid Khan and Rinoy Basumatary in Udalguri

North East  /  Published 15.02.20

Congress rallies over reservation

The Assam Congress on Saturday joined the nationwide protest against the Uttarakhand BJP government’s alleged claim that reservations are neither a fundamental right nor a constitutional duty.It als...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 14.02.20

Mizoram Cong rallies for SC, ST rights

The Mizoram Congress Pradesh Committee, headed by former chief minister Lal Thanhawla, on Friday wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind, seeking his intervention to ensure protection and reiteration of re...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


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