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Scheduled Tribes


Mohan Delkar: A towering figure of DNH who followed in his father’s footsteps

February 23, 2021 3:01 am

Having been a member of the Youth Congress, younger Delkar stepped into his father’s shoes and became an MP in 1989.

Crimes against SCs, STs increased in 2019: Govt tells Rajya Sabha

February 03, 2021 3:01 pm

"Yes, sir," said Minister of State for Home Affairs Krishna Reddy when asked whether it is a fact that crimes against members of SCs and STs communities have increased by 7.3 per cent and 26.5 per cent respectively in 2019 as per the latest 'Crime in India-2019' report of the National Crime Records Bureau.

Manipur: Thousands protest demanding inclusion of Meitei community in Schedule Tribe list

March 03, 2019 10:20 pm

Despite being the largest community, the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee claims that they (Meitei) are constantly under threat of extinction without constitutional protection in the wake of influx of illegal immigrants.

Centre relaxes height norms for STs, Gorkhas of Northeast applying for paramilitary forces

November 29, 2018 8:57 pm

In a communication, the Home Ministry said the decision has been taken to maintain uniformity in height norms of male Gorkhas and male Scheduled Tribes candidates of the Northeastern region.

Telangana: Lambadas ‘banned’ from entering tribal villages

June 05, 2018 7:21 am

The “ban” primarily targets teachers of state-run Ashram residential schools, primary and upper primary schools where almost all the teachers are from Lambada community.

Govt approves two bills to modify Scheduled Tribes' list in five states

May 25, 2016 7:19 pm

After the amendment, members of the communities included in the list will be able to derive benefits meant for STs under the existing schemes.

Mention of caste-based abuse sans details can’t attract provisions of SC/ST Act: HC

April 30, 2015 12:24 am

The order came as a single judge bench of Justice Manoj Misra set aside the charges made under SC/ST Act in an FIR registered at Kotwali police station in Saharanpur district in 2014.

MGNREGA: Centre may raise workdays for tribals

February 26, 2014 12:04 am

According to the Rural Development Ministry, 1.56 lakh people will benefit from this proposal, which will have an additional financial implication of Rs 206 crore annually.

3 of 142 Mizoram candidates with criminal cases,53% crorepatis

November 16, 2013 8:12 pm

As for educational qualification,68 are graduates or with higher degrees while the rest are 12th passed or below.

Not this way

November 16, 2013 1:14 am

SC/ST Act changes are misguided. There is no short cut to exerting political will and administrative reform.


After 'Start-Up India', Govt. to launch 'Stand Up India': FM

January 10, 2016 1:24 pm

Vizag, Jan 10 (ANI): Addressing CII's Partnership Summit 2016, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said after 'Start-Up India', the government is going to launch a new programme called 'Stand-Up India'. He said the Stand Up India would be available to women and the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) entrepreneurs.