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Narendra Modi says his Government committed to tribal welfare

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 23:40

Narendra Modi handed over land allotment letters to more than 11,000 tribals and said his government was committed to empowering adivasis in the BJP-ruled state.

Amnesty pleads for Soni Sori`s release

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 17:17

Amnesty International has submitted a petition to the Chhattisgarh chief minister urging him to drop all charges against tribal activists Soni Sori and her nephew Lingaram Kodopi and release them "immediately and unconditionally".

Land Acquisition Bill not favourable for Jharkhand: Soren

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 10:17

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday said the bill was not favourable for the Adivasis and Mulvasis particularly those who are living in mining areas.

Agitating adivasis force governor to change route

Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 22:21

Agitating adivasis on Sunday put up a road blockade on the main road in Sonari here, forcing Jharkhand Governor Dr Syed Ahmed to take an alternative route to return to Ranchi after a programme.

Odisha to provide land to all landless tribals by 2016-17: CM

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 23:29

The Odisha government on Friday announced to provide land to all landless adivasis in tribal sub-plan (TSP) blocks by 2016-17.

Police cane-charge tribals in Raipur

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 10:55

Police cane-charged tribals who were on their way to `gherao` Chhattisgarh Assembly in support of their various demands on Monday.

Maker of `Niyamgiri you are still alive` to work with adivasis

Last Updated: Thursday, December 09, 2010, 13:24

Award winning documentary maker Suma Josson plans tocontinue working with the Adivasis in Orissa`s Niyamgiri hills documenting the crisis in the lives of the tribals.