Tribals

Tribals tear banners, posters at BJP office in Jharkhand

Around 300 tribals equipped with traditional weapons, protested amendments in the two land acts on Friday.

Jun 09, 2017, 19:03 PM IST

Telangana to pass legislation for Muslim quota on April 16

A special session of Telangana Assembly will be held on April 16 to pass a legislation to increase quota for Muslims and tribals, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced on Wednesday.

Apr 12, 2017, 22:29 PM IST
'Ghar wapsi': 53 families return to Hindu religion as part of 'Christianity-free' campaign of RSS

'Ghar wapsi': 53 families return to Hindu religion as part of 'Christianity-free' campaign of RSS

As a part of 'ghar wapsi', at least 53 families have returned to Hindu fold as a part of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s  'Christianity-free' campaign in Jharkhand.

Apr 11, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

CPI(M) calls bandh over death of tribals in BSF firing

Normal life was today paralysed in Sabroom subdivision of South Tripura district after a dawn-to-dusk bandh was called by the ruling CPI(M) over the death of three tribals, allegedly in firing by the BSF.

Mar 18, 2017, 15:57 PM IST
SALUTE! Over 300 students from tribal-dominated regions of Madhya Pradesh clear JEE, AIIMS

SALUTE! Over 300 students from tribal-dominated regions of Madhya Pradesh clear JEE, AIIMS

Over 300 students from financially weak families from the tribal-dominated regions of Madhya Pradesh have cleared competitive like JEE, AIIMS, AIPMT and NEET among others, thanks to initiatives taken by the state government.

Sep 11, 2016, 11:13 AM IST

Manipur tribals to observe unity day on Aug 31

A Manipur activist group will observe "Tribal Unity Day" on August 31 to remember nine people who were killed in early September last year -- and have not been buried as yet -- in violent protests against three controversial lawws that allegedly deprived tribals of the right to their land.

Aug 23, 2016, 14:22 PM IST
Mahasweta Devi – the gutsy social activist who took on political bigwigs for the dispossessed

Mahasweta Devi – the gutsy social activist who took on political bigwigs for the dispossessed

Noted writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away on Thursday at the age of 90.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:58 PM IST

Remarks on Mayawati shows BJP's anti-Dalit stand: Odisha CM

 Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday hit out at the BJP over the derogatory remarks against BSP chief Mayawati saying that it shows its "anti-Dalit" stand.

Jul 21, 2016, 18:45 PM IST