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  • protests over granting of tribal status to ethnic

    Protests over granting of tribal status to ethnic communities

    India | September 02, 2013 20:22 IST

    Guwahati: Protests have erupted across Assam for and against granting of tribal status to various ethnic communities, election to autonomous councils as well as against the demand for Bodoland state carved out of Assam.  In

  • jamia du teachers rally behind ashis nandy

    Jamia, DU teachers rally behind Ashis Nandy

    India | January 28, 2013 18:08 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 28: Teachers of Jamia Milia University and Delhi University have rallied to the support of social scientist Ashis Nandy whose remark linking Dalits, tribals and backward classes to “corruption” was pilloried at

  • development projects for tribals will tackle maoist menace

    Development projects for tribals will tackle Maoist menace: Ramesh

    Politics | January 15, 2013 10:53 IST

    Lanjigarh (Odisha), Jan 14: Advocating development and livelihood projects centred around tribals to tackle Maoist menace, the Centre announced packages worth Rs 300 crore for housing and roads for vulnerable tribal groups in Odisha's backward

  • policymakers should ensure tribals get benefits of resources

    'Policymakers should ensure tribals get benefits of resources'

    India | November 28, 2012 23:17 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 28: Union Minister Paban Singh Ghatowar today stressed on the need to ensure that tribals get due benefits of natural resources as they are preservers of these assets.“Tribals are the preservers of

  • sangma appeals to parties to heed call of conscience of

    Sangma appeals to parties to heed 'call of conscience' of tribals

    India | May 22, 2012 19:41 IST

    New Delhi, May 22: NCP leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma, who is being backed by BJD and AIADMK for the President's post, today sought to reach out to political parties, saying

  • aiims students suspend relay hunger strike

    AIIMS Students Suspend Relay Hunger Strike

    India | March 08, 2012 8:01 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 8: Agitating MBBS students at AIIMS here on Wednesday suspended their indefinite relay hunger strike, called in the wake of the alleged suicide by a first-year student, after the premier medical hospital's

  • controversy over video footage of tribals dance in andamans

    Controversy Over Video Footage Of Tribals Dance In Andamans

    India | January 11, 2012 18:41 IST

    Port Blair/New Delhi, Jan 11: A controversy erupted today over a video footage showing semi-naked Jarawa tribal women in Andaman and Nicobar Islands allegedly being ordered to dance before tourists prompting the Centre to seek

  • new mining law to give rs 10 000 cr to 60 tribal districts

    New Mining Law To Give Rs 10,000-Cr To 60 Tribal Districts

    India | September 30, 2011 12:25 IST

    New delhi, Sept 30:  The Union Cabinet is set to approve a new law that will provide more rights to tribals in commencement and end of mining activity besides providing Rs 10,000 crore annually to

  • ten tribals become first indian nationals to get uid numbers

    Ten Tribals Become First Indian Nationals To Get UID Numbers

    India | September 29, 2010 15:09 IST

    Nandurbar (Maharashtra), Sep 29 : Ten tribals from the tribal hamlet of Tembhli today became the first to receive the Unique Identity Numbers from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, who said

  • rahul visits vedanta site backs tribals

    Rahul Visits Vedanta Site, Backs Tribals

    India | August 26, 2010 16:06 IST

    Lanjigarh (Orissa): Making a visit here against the backdrop of the Centre rejecting environment clearance for the bauxite mining project of Vedanta, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hailed the decision as a victory for tribals of