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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ensure timely information to tribals: RTI Commissioner

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

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.

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.

Four cops suspended after couple beaten up for `affair`

Four policemen were suspended for negligence of duty after a tribal man and a married woman were allegedly beaten up and their faces blackened by Khokariya villagers who disapproved of a relationship between the two, police said here on Wednesday.

Gujarat government initiates talks with tribal representatives

The Gujarat government has initiated talks with tribal representatives of 70 villages in Narmada district after they opposed land acquisition for a tourism project near the Sardar Sarovar dam at Kevadiya.

Tribals bury lightning victims in cowdung to "de-poison" them

Driven by superstition, relatives of two tribals, who died due to lightning, kept the bodies in a heap of cowdung hoping them to resurrect.

Andhra Pradesh`s forest official killed by tribals

A forest official was killed and seven others were injured in an attack by tribals in Andhra Pradesh`s Nizamabad district, police said.

Hrithik Roshan supports charitable cause for tribal girls

Hrithik Roshan could not stop himself from taking part in a Dahi Handi celebration here, which supported a charitable cause for tribal girls.

Mechanism soon to monitor flow of funds for tribal welfare

Government is working on a mechanism to monitor the flow of funds from various central ministries to states for welfare of tribal people, Tribal Affairs Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo said today.

Panel to study tribals` socio-economic status

The union government announced constitution of a high-level committee to study the present socio-economic, health and educational status of tribals.

Tribal leader killed in Pakistan`s restive Balochistan

A tribal leader was killed and his two guards injured when a landmine exploded in Dera Bugti district in Pakistan`s restive Balochistan province on Saturday, police said.

Additional houses for vulnerable Odisha tribals sanctioned

The central government has sanctioned 7,465 additional houses for the vulnerable tribal groups in Odisha`s impoverished Nuapada and Rayagada districts.

Nelson Mandela `conscious`: Tribal king

Nelson Mandela is conscious and recognises visitors, the king of his Thembu tribe said, after visiting the global icon in hospital.

Ethno-religious clashes in Nigeria kill 32

The Fulani are Muslim and the Taroks Christian but violence in Nigeria`s central Plateau state is a complex mix of religion, tribe, politics and land rights.

JD(U) leader burnt to death by tribals: Police

A local JD(U) leader died of burn injuries after he was allegedly set on fire by some tribal people over property related dispute in Bihar`s Purnia district.