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Loans by moneylenders to tribals in scheduled areas to be invalidated: Kamal Nath

August 10, 2019 12:57 am

Chief Minister Kamal Nath made the announcement while addressing a function organised to mark the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples at Chhindwara, which he represents in Assembly. He said in the future, moneylenders will be able to operate only with licences.

Constitutional validity of FRA: Protest in states on July 22, rally likely in Delhi in Nov

July 10, 2019 6:32 am

On February 13, the SC had ordered the eviction of lakhs of tribals and other traditional forest dwellers whose claims under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, had been rejected following a three-tier process.

Chhattisgarh: In a theatre set up by police, tribals in naxal hotbed get to watch 'Bahubali'

September 30, 2018 4:37 pm

The theatre has been set-up through a special central assistance wherein around Rs 30 crore is being given to each Naxal-affected district to provide public infrastructure and various services, Narayanpur Superintendent of Police Jitendra Shukla said.

Telangana: Two tribals 'confined' in farmhouse by owner, beaten up

August 22, 2018 6:11 pm

Two tribals, a 30-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were allegedly confined for two days and "beaten up" in a farmhouse in Mahabubnagar district by their employer for not attending work, police said.

Living In Fear

July 23, 2018 12:52 pm

The Nath Panthi Davari Gosavi community is one of over 40 nomadic tribes in Maharashtra, with an estimated population of 6-7 lakh. Most live a nomadic lifestyle, moving from place to place in search of livelihood. Today they are scared to venture out after five men from the tribe were lynched on July 1 by a mob in Dhule district, triggered by rumours that they were child-kidnappers.

Madhya Pradesh: Three tribals stripped naked, beaten up for alleged diesel 'theft'

July 16, 2018 6:52 pm

The accused duo have been booked under various sections of the IPC and under the SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, Chauhan said, adding that no arrest has been made in the case so far. The three victims were medically examined and sent home, the officer said. 

Andhra tragedy: 16 tribals die of water borne diseases in East Godavari village

June 27, 2017 7:25 am

"Sixteen persons died while another 32 are recovering. The water poisoning probably occurred due to the dead carcass of a cow in a small pond from which the tribals were drinking water," the state Home Minister said

Christian, Muslim tribals fastest growing demographic groups: Census dept

April 15, 2016 4:00 pm

The total number of tribals in the country stands at 10.4 crore which is an increase of 23.36 per cent over its population of 8.43 crore in 2001.

In Rajasthan, 2,000 tribals fight for their ‘home’

April 15, 2015 2:29 am

The landless tribals are seeking khatedari rights for land they have been tilling and living on for generations.

CRPF seeks tribals' support to thwart 'anti-developmental' propaganda of Maoists

February 27, 2015 11:59 am

CRPF devised a new strategy of putting up hoardings in local dialect to seek tribals' support in construction of a National Highway


On Day 2, protesting farmers march towards Mumbai’s Azad Maidan

November 22, 2018 1:22 pm

Thousands of farmers and tribals began a march from different parts of Maharashtra to culminate at Azad Maidan and ask for some of their long-pending demands to be met.