Jammu and Kashmir
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Reimburse funds to private, unaided schools for SC/ST students: HC
Bombay HC directed Maharashtra govt to reimburse unaided schools for education of students belonging...
NCST summons SSP over assault of former woman sarpanch
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes took suo moto cognisance of media reports about alleged...
Study reveals how `Twitter tribes` form
Researchers have found evidence of how people form into tribe-like communities on social network sit...
Government embarrassed, SC/ST bill sent to parliamentary committee
In major embarrassment to govt, bill for giving Election Commission right to readjust demarcation of...
Habitations with 100 plus tribal population to get roads
All habitations with a population of 100 tribals and above in 82 Naxal-hit districts will now be con...
Condition of Muslims in India worse than SC, STs: UK scholar
Muslims in India are even less privileged than members of SCs and STs, a noted British scholar claim...
Govt working to bring amendment to SC/ST Act: Selja
Govt is working to bring an amendment to SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 for the bene...
`Set up spl courts under SC/ST(Prevention of Atrocities) Act`
A PIL has been filed in the Madras HC, seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu government to set up ex...
Bill on expanding STs introduced in LS
A bill to include two communities from Chhattisgarh and re-induct another from Kerala in the list o...
`SC/ST Act can`t be invoked if victim not abused in public`
One cannot be prosecuted for hurling casteist abuses at a person from scheduled caste or tribe unles...
Maharashtra Government to spend Rs 10 crores for nomadic tribe dwell
The Maharashtra Government has decided to spend Rs 10 crores on constructing nearly 2000 dwellings e...
Uttarakhand: 18 striking govt personnel suspended
The employees have threatened to further intensify their agitation opposing reservation in promotion...
`Promotion quota to be implemented from 1995`
The Centre proposes to implement reservation in promotion for SCs and STs in government jobs with re...
Semi-nude students protest outside Jaiswal`s home
The students protested against government’s plans to allow reservation in promotions for Scheduled C...
Income ceiling limit for education assistance increased
Tamil Nadu Government on Friday announced an increase in the ceiling limit of certain communities, i...
Posts for SCs, STs lie vacant in central universities
In Jawaharlal Nehru University, 109 posts have been sanctioned for SCs and 62 for STs. The universit...
Posts for SCs, STs lie vacant in central varsities
Figures from the Ministry of HRD show that less than a third of the total sanctioned posts for SCs h...
Kids` bodies recovered from 700-year-old Mexican grave
In the latest excavation, archaeologists unearthed skulls and bones of 15 people.
Govt makes exploitation of Andaman tribes jailable
The Union Cabinet approved the proposal for promulgation of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Protection ...
Include DNTs in caste census: NAC to government
National Advisory Council has asked the government to bring nomadic tribes to the mainstream.
Once criminal tribes might finally get integrated
Branded "criminal tribes" by the British, about 200 so-called DNT may finally get a chance to join t...
MPs seek reservation benefits to more communities
Members in the LS transcended political barriers to pitch for a comprehensive Constitutional amendme...
Goa`s planned airport brings uncertainty for Dhangar tribes
The proposed Greenfield airport project at Mopa has brought uncertain future for the members of the ...
NAC recommends inter-ministerial task force for DNTs
The group recommended setting up an Empowered Inter-Ministerial Task Force (STF) for DNTs to be chai...
‘New norms to protect Jarawa tribes in Andaman’
To provide protection to Jarawa tribes in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, government has initiated vari...
Cop who video-graphed Jarawa women arrested
Cracking the case of videography of Jarawa tribes, police arrested a constable who had allegedly ask...
Relief for atrocities against SC/STs increased
Enhanced monetary relief in the case of atrocities against SCs and STs has come into effect with th...
Jarawa population on the rise
Population of the Jarawas who are one of the hunting-gathering Negrito tribes of Andaman Islands has...
Jarawas: Notice likely to Andaman administration
Taking "serious" note of new video footage, the Scheduled Tribes Commission said it will issue a n...
Two new videos of `human safaris` in Andaman
Two new videos have emerged that provide more proof of official involvement in `human safaris` for t...
Examine STs on for proportional seats: SC asks EC
The Supreme Court has asked the Election Commission to examine a plea for providing proportional r...
Centre seeks report from Andaman on dance for food
Home Ministry sought a report from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on alleged exploitation of Jarawa...
56 tribal students admitted to hospital
About 56 students of a govt residential school for STs were admitted to hospital with complaints of ...
Libyan tribes protest at new government line-up
The demonstration was led by members of the Benghazi-based Awagi and Maghariba tribes, who were angr...
Libyan tribes protest at new government line-up
Awagi and Maghariba tribes were angry because their representatives were not in key posts.
Free flats for scheduled castes, tribes in Delhi
The Delhi government on Monday said it will allot free houses to slum dwellers belonging to the Sche...
Four dead as Yemen army, tribes clash
Two tribesmen and two Yemeni soldiers were killed in fierce clashes on Tuesday near the strife-torn...
Yemeni tribes form coalition against Saleh
The so-called Alliance of Yemeni Tribes pledged to protect and defend popular revolution of youths.
Yemen: 40 dead in clash between Army and tribes
The fighting in the Arhab region is one example of the wider security collapse across Yemen.
Protect interests of tribals, panel tells Himachal
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes on Friday took a serious view of acquisition of private...
Fire near US N-lab: Tribes fear sacred sites’ loss
The wildfire forced federal employees to flee the desert birthplace of the atomic bomb.
Three more minor girls rescued from flesh-trading tribes
With the rescue of 3 more minor girls from the captivity of Banchda tribe community, the total numbe...
Libyan tribes call on Gaddafi to go
Meanwhile, US Senator John McCain said Washington should help arm the rebels.
Key tribes abandon Yemen president
Leaders of two most important tribes abandoned Prez Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Gujjars for special census of nomadic tribes in J&K
Demanding a "special census" for lakhs of nomadic and semi-nomadic Gujjars-Bakerwals of Jammu and ...
Atrocities on SCs, STs increasing
Cases of atrocities on people belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes are on the rise e...
‘At least 49 killed in north Yemen clashes’
Fighting in mountainous north Yemen between Shiite rebels and army-backed tribes over the past fou...
Two Chinese oil experts kidnapped in Yemen
Yemen`s powerful tribes frequently carry out abductions of foreigners.
Jharkhand primitive tribes most backward
The Jharkhand government today admitted that primitive tribes in the state were extremely backward...
UP govt orders backward class quota in pvt colleges
The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday instructed all privately-run engineering and management colleg...
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