Opinion  /  Published 08.04.21

A dream of India that should last forever

Some three decades ago, I decided to start working with adivasis and nomadic people. My workplace was Tejgadh, a village in eastern Gujarat. It is situated at the foot of a rocky hill and is...
By G.N. Devy in

India  /  Published 01.04.21

A Kumbh highlight: New Naga sadhus

One thousand sadhus will join the Naga sect at the Haridwar Kumbh on April 5, attaining the status after a three-year trial period. They will discard their clothes to become one with nature and start...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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 in

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 in


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