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NCST directs Telangana government to return land to tribals

According to the NCST, the Ambuja Cements acquired land in 1999 for construction of a cement factory within two years and providing employment to locals.

published on : 17th February 2019

NCST ponders over Sixth Schedule status to Lakshadweep

According to the 2011 Census, Lakshadweep has a total population of 64,473, of which scheduled tribe (STs) comprise 94.8 per cent.

published on : 31st January 2019

SC once again refuses to stay amendments to SC/ST Act

A bench headed by Justice UU Lalit said the issue requires hearing in detail and it will be appropriate if all matters are heard on February 19.

published on : 30th January 2019

Now, NCST to award firms and workers

The awards will be given in three categories to recognise the work of educational institutions, public sector undertakings and public service — NGOs/individuals for their ground initiatives in tribal

published on : 27th January 2019

Scheduled Tribes bill ruffles Assam tribals’ feathers

Currently, 14 tribal communities of Assam, which have a combined population of 38 lakh, are enjoying ST status. They fear the same privilege to the six communities will eat into their rights.

published on : 12th January 2019

Give Maharashtra tribals pattas for their land: National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

The Bhil tribes are facing eviction from the municipal corporation which aims to boost the water reserve capacity and enhance water supply by displacing the communities.

published on : 28th December 2018

SC, STs more at risk of assault: Study

The survey found that of those who had faced sexual violence, 31 per cent were raped, 4 per cent were gang-raped and 4 per cent faced an attempt to rape.

published on : 13th December 2018

State arts festival for tribal students begins

This is the first time the state arts festival for tribal students is being held in the capital.

published on : 4th December 2018

Tribal Commission to recommend legislation for ‘holistic development’

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) is all set to recommend to the Centre to come up with a special provision for the development of Scheduled Tribes (STs) through an Act. 

published on : 11th November 2018

'States should follow Gujarat example to clamp down on fake ST certificates'

Concerned over a large number of complaints of presentation of fake ST certificates and pendency in disposing of these cases, the NCST took up this issue in a recent commission meeting.

published on : 6th November 2018

Karnataka government now looking at student loan waiver for SC/ST communities

This communication has been issued following a request made by the state president of Praja Parivartana Vedike to the state government to waive education loans of the SC/ST students.

published on : 9th October 2018

NCST to maintain database of grievances and their status

However, the move would be possible only if the Commission’s task force is expanded, says its chairperson Nand Kumar Sai.

published on : 30th September 2018

Verification of ‘fake’ job holders in RSP begins

While the process will continue till October 6, about 490 employees of RSP have been issued notices to show displacement document for verification with the records of the administration.

published on : 25th September 2018

NCST move to return land from Rourkela Steel Plant to Oraon tribals

The NCST has decided to rap the Orissa government and the RSP to give tribal communities five acres of land at a token amount of Re 1 for the community to set up their place of worship.

published on : 21st September 2018

No routine arrest under SC/ST Act if sentence in other sections is less than 7 years: Allahabad HC

The investigating officer has to ensure that the arrest was essential, otherwise the judicial magistrate would not send accused to judicial custody.

published on : 12th September 2018
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