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Deshhit: EC notice to Rahul for saying Modi govt enacted law allowing tribals to be shot dead

The Election Commission Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his alleged remarks that the Narendra Modi government has enacted a new law which allows tribal to be shot at. Watch this video to know more.

May 03, 2019, 00:04 AM IST

Troubled by wild elephants, tribal family builds home on top of 50-foot tree

The family, which also has elderly members, says they have urged local administration for help but no one has come to their aid.

Apr 07, 2018, 12:24 PM IST

RSS meet in Madhya Pradesh stresses need to woo tribals, Dalits

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday underlined the need to focus on the tribals and the Dalits.

Jan 03, 2018, 00:42 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi asks his 10th question: What about the promise of helping migrants?

Emphasising on the problems faced by the tribals, Rahul Gandhi said that they are deprived of even the basic facilities like schools and hospitals. 

Dec 08, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

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

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

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

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

PM Modi launches 'Stand Up India' to promote financial inclusion, says 'it aims to empower every Indian'

To boost entrepreneurship among the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and women by facilitating loans in the range of Rs 10 lakh to Rs 1 crore, PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched the Stand Up India initiative.

Apr 05, 2016, 22:35 PM IST

Mayawati favours quota for poor upper castes

Mayawati said people from SCs/STs and OBCs, who have converted to become Christians, Muslims and Sikhs, should also get the benefits of reservation.

Nov 30, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Manipur hills simmer with tension as tribals resent bills

The hills of Manipur continue to simmer with tension ever since the state assembly, in a specially convened session on August 31, passed three controversial bills ostensibly to protect the rights of the indigenous people in the state.

Sep 21, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Other States to adopt Rajasthan model of 'Tribal Cells'

 In a follow up action of Governors' Conference held in Delhi early this year, the Governor offices in other states will adopt the Rajasthan model of "Tribal Cell" to implement tribal welfare schemes, an official said here on Thursday.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

Activist instigating tribals to encroach forest land, arrested in UP

A social activist along with another person was arrested today for allegedly instigating tribals to encroach forest land.

Jun 30, 2015, 15:54 PM IST

Tribal women can inherit property, rules Himachal HC

 Setting aside almost a century old customary law that allows only men to inherit ancestral property if it is not bequeathed, the Himachal Pradesh High Court in a historic judgment observed that tribal women, too, could inherit property.

Jun 26, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

Modi wants to know 'mann ki baat' of tribals: Oram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to know the 'Mann ki baat' of the tribals in areas hit by Naxalism to restore their faith in government, Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram said on Sunday.

Jun 07, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Tribals take out 'Birhad Morcha' demanding wage hike

Thousands of villagers from the predominantly tribal Mokhada taluka in the district took out a 'Birhad Morcha' demanding increase in daily wages and employment under government schemes.

May 28, 2015, 12:54 PM IST