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Scheduled Tribe


Juvenile among four held for ‘murder’ of ATM guard in Kutch

March 22, 2021 2:35 am

A team of the local crime branch (LCB) of Kutch (east) police nabbed Ranveer Singh (22), Vishal Rajbar (21) and a juvenile from Uttar Pradesh (UP), brought them to Gandhidham in Kutch and formally arrested them on Saturday.

BJP playing nasty games, we will play fair: Mamata Banerjee

March 18, 2021 1:19 am

“Earlier, CPI(M) used to physically attack me, now BJP does the same," Banerjee alleged, claiming that the "harmads" (goons) of Left have now become "ustads" (ruffians) of BJP.

BJP MLA’s ‘anti-tribal’ comments: Over 100 tribal party workers resign

January 25, 2021 7:10 pm

The resigned members are leaders of the executive body of SC/ST cell of Navsari district, and belong to Navsari, Billimora, Vansda and Jalalpore.

Dalitality: Inherent untouchability in planning for SC/STs

February 23, 2020 1:48 am

There is an urgent need for communities to reclaim the rights to planning for their resources. Exclusion of the right to plan is part of ‘untouchability’. The government as well as the authorities concerned need to enable this right to planning to the communities.

Representation of SCs, STs in government jobs above prescribed percentage: Jitendra Singh

July 17, 2019 10:17 pm

Responding to a written question, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said reservation of OBCs has shown an increasing trend since it started in September 1993.

Odisha woman's ordeal ends, reunited with family after 12 years

May 17, 2018 3:27 am

Mariyam and her brother Tuesday appeared before a Dwarka court, which ordered that she be reunited with her family. Afterwards, she was back at Nav Kiran to pack her belongings.

Giant ants, red balloons and a ‘bandhu’ keep tribal kids in school

March 12, 2018 9:18 am

Launched nine months ago, it has placed at least one “gothra bandhu”, or a tribal mentor, in each of the 241 government and aided schools in Wayanad district, where Scheduled Tribes form 18.5 per cent of the population of 8,17,420, the highest in Kerala.

For Doniger row, don’t blame the law

February 26, 2014 9:41 am

In fact, we should demand more frequent application of Sections 295A and 153A against influential offenders.

'Changes in SC/ST Act will increase fissures in society'

November 15, 2013 1:46 am

Amendment was opposed in Wednesday's cabinet meeting by Ajit Singh and Sharad Pawar.

State-run coaching centres fail to produce any IAS,PCS officer

September 05, 2013 5:06 am

Set up to provide free guidance and coaching to civil services aspirants from Other Backward Class,Scheduled Class and Scheduled Tribe,seven coaching centres run by state’s Social Welfare Department have failed to produce even a single IAS or PCS officer