Rs 1800 crore irregularity in backward students' scholarship scheme

Rs 1800 crore irregularity in backward students' scholarship scheme

Maharashtra social justice minister Rajkumar Badole, in a written reply to a question, said that there has been an irregular disbursement of Rs 1,826.87 crore under a scholarship programme for students hailing from the backward classes.

Dec 13, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
Another tribal infant dies in Kerala's Attappady

Another tribal infant dies in Kerala's Attappady

The child had only 1.3 kg birth weight and she was born with some defects in the heart valve, Dr Prabhu Das said.

Jun 09, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

Tribal landowners in Meghalaya threaten to move UN over LBA

Hundreds of tribal landowners in Meghalaya have threatened to move the United Nations over the recent Indo?Bangla boundary agreement, saying they were "not made party" to the decision taken by both the governments.

Jun 16, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

Poor Tripura tribal couple sell new born for Rs 4500

In a bizarre incident, a tribal couple in Tripura has claimed that they were compelled to sell their newborn son, as they were unable to bear the cost of bringing it up.

Jun 06, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

Tribal girl's killing: Chhattisgarh CID files murder case

The Chhattisgarh CID has registered a murder case in the killing of a minor tribal girl in an alleged fake encounter in 2011, based on the findings of a judicial inquiry into the incident.

Apr 16, 2015, 14:18 PM IST

Six held for murder of newborn girl

Six persons have been arrested in connection with the killing of a newborn baby girl delivered by a 17-year-old tribal girl at a government hostel in Chhattisgarh's Koriya district, police said on Thursday.

Jan 29, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Snowfall, rain disrupt normal life in Himachal Pradesh

Normal life was affected in Himachal Pradesh as the entire tribal belt and other higher hills had another spell of heavy snowfall and the mid and lower hills received widespread rain causing sharp fall in day temperatures.

Jan 22, 2015, 22:56 PM IST

Assam attack: Opposition parties demand 'ruthless suppression' of NDFB(S)

Four opposition parties on Friday demanded "ruthless suppression" of NDFB(S) responsible for carrying out serial attacks on Adivasi villages in Assam, killing scores of tribal settlers.

Dec 27, 2014, 00:06 AM IST

Assam attacks: Tribals block rail lines for nearly six hours; 14 trains hit

The movement of over a dozen trains was disrupted for nearly six hours on Thursday due to blockade of railway tracks at Eklakhi in West Bengal by tribal people in protest of serial attacks by NDFB(S) terrorists in Assam.

Dec 25, 2014, 21:37 PM IST

Tribals are often exploited by urban people: Sabyasachi Mohapatra

 Diminishing tribal cultures of Odisha have mostly been the central theme of regional director Sabyasachi Mohapatra's films as he feels it is important to raise awareness about these simple and innocent people.

Nov 26, 2014, 14:55 PM IST

Kerala govt orders probe into death of tribal children

The Kerala government has ordered a probe into the recent death of two tribal infants who died due to abnormal development of brain at Attappady in Palakkad district.

Nov 08, 2014, 12:35 PM IST

Abductors of 11 non-tribals reduce ransom amount in Mizoram

The abductors of 11 non-tribals in Mizoram have reduced their earlier ransom amount from Rs 30 lakh to Rs 11 lakh, police officials said here on Tuesday.

Oct 21, 2014, 13:00 PM IST

Tribal population of Thane demands separate district

Tribals of Thane will stage a protest here, opposing the bifurcation of the district and demanded for a separate tribal district.

Jun 29, 2014, 20:17 PM IST

Pak Army tells NW tribals to leave area of military operations

The Pakistan Army has reportedly told stranded tribals in North Waziristan to leave the area that is being targetted for militant activity under its Operation Zarb-i-Azb.

Jun 29, 2014, 14:34 PM IST

Extend Taliban ceasefire: Pakistani tribal council

 A largely-attended tribal Jirga or council of elders has urged the Taliban insurgents and the security forces to extend their ceasefire and remove obstacles in the way of the fragile peace talks.

May 02, 2014, 11:20 AM IST

Naxals easily blending into tribal identity: CRPF DG

Naxalites are "easily" blending into the tribal identity and security forces are up against a dangerous enemy in the red zone, the chief of paramilitary CRPF said here on Wednesday.

Apr 09, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

UPA will ensure security of women, says Antony

Congress-led UPA government would ensure security of women, especially those from tribal community, if the alliance won in the Lok Sabha elections, Defence minister AK Antony said on Monday.

Mar 31, 2014, 21:47 PM IST

Ensure timely information to tribals: RTI Commissioner

RTI commissioner Lam Thanthia Kumari directed various officials in Rampachodavaram agency area of East Godavari District.

Feb 06, 2014, 15:33 PM IST

Kangaroo court was organised by Gram Sabha: Tribal body

A tribal rights organisation claimed that kangaroo court, which gave order of gang rape of 20-year-old tribal girl in Birbhum was organised by Gram Sabha under leadership of Gram Panchayat leader.

Jan 31, 2014, 21:00 PM IST

Birbhum tribal leaders deny any gang-rape had taken place

Tribal leaders in Birbhum district where a 20-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped recently have stuck to the claim that the girl had lied to frame the morol(village headman) and the media was defaming the traditional justice system of the Santhal community.

Jan 28, 2014, 21:11 PM IST