Opinion  /  Published 06.08.20

Indelible stain: India and its denotified tribes

Sher Ali Afridi. The name may make no sense to us in 2020. I cannot say that Afridi is a forgotten name. It would be much better to say that he has always remained unknown. Ali Afridi was from that ar...
By G.N. Devy in

India  /  Published 30.07.20

Order to govt to reveal plea on judges

The central information commissioner (CIC) has directed the law ministry to furnish within 30 days “a clear, cogent and timely response” on an RTI application seeking a copy of a communica...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 23.07.20

'Naga govt order on kin demeaning'

The National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) said on Tuesday the July 7 Nagaland government directive to its employees to declare their relationship with Naga underground groups was a &ldqu...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

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

North East  /  Published 29.11.19

Tribal groups slam Centre

The Coordination Committee of Tribal Organisations of Assam, (CCTOA), an umbrella organisation of the state’s Scheduled Tribe communities on Friday said the Centre is “fooling the six communities ...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

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

North East  /  Published 04.04.19

Protest over unpaid wages

Members of the Assam Tea Tribes Students’ Association (ATTSA) and workers on Thursday staged a protest against the management of the Madarkhat tea estate here over non-payment of wages.Sanjay Tanti,...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

India  /  Published 02.10.19

Supreme Court recalls dilution of SC/ST Act

The Supreme Court on Tuesday recalled two of its directions relating to the dilution of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 2018, as it restored the power of poli...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.09.19

5500 tea tribe members vow to shun violence

A total of 5,500 tea tribe members on Friday took a pledge to never take the law into their own hands in an awareness programme held at Rupai tea estate in Assam’s Tinsukia district. Assam Tea Tribe...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 23.06.19

Poor health facilities led to deaths: ATTSA

Assam Tea Tribes Students’ Association (ATTSA) on Sunday said poor healthcare was responsible for the death of three tea workers in Bordubi tea estate in Assam’s Tinsukia district on June 13.Three...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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