Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 20:41
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012, 16:09
The Uttarakhand government is all set to give Scheduled Tribe status to the nomadic community of Van Gujjars.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 08, 2011, 21:05
SC ruled that anthropological, ethnic and other traits should be considered along with other documentary evidence to determine a claimant`s status.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 08, 2011, 19:58
The SC ruled that
anthropological, ethnic and other traits of a person should be
considered to determine
a claimant`s status as a member of the ST.
Last Updated: Friday, April 23, 2010, 15:55
More than 20,000 families in Orissa’s Rayagada district have refused to share their details with enumerators engaged in census operation, protesting the government failure to accord them tribal status.
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