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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

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes distributes land records to oustees

Uikey said these displaced tribals were waiting for their land ownership rights for decades and attributed the success to sustained efforts of the commission and district administration.

published on : 8th September 2018

National Commission of Scheduled Tribes asks Centre to review relaxation of permits for foreigners in Andaman

The National Commission of Scheduled Tribes pointed out how videos of Jarawa tribes which showed them in poor light were put up on the Internet.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Arunachal’s plea to amend ST list gets NCST nod

NCST has issued a no objection certificate to the Centre in considering the Arunachal Pradesh government’s proposal to amend the list of Scheduled Tribes of the State.

published on : 15th August 2018

Assam protests: Several injured in police action

Police resorted to baton charge and firing blank shots in the air in Soutara under Gosaigaon area to disperse the protesters whose 'rail roko' agitation had disrupted train traffic across the state.

published on : 6th August 2018

State in hall of shame as tribals await land title deeds

ST welfare department director K Revanappa told TNIE that there was no shortage of funds to implement the FRA.

published on : 31st July 2018

Meghalaya council faces flak after passing bill stripping Khasi women of ST status if she marries a non-Khasi

Justifying the bill's approval, KHADC chief executive member HS Shylla had said mixed marriages and inadequate laws had posed a serious threat to the minority Khasi community.

published on : 27th July 2018

Assam: Bandh demanding ST status for six communities throws life out of gear

The bandh volunteers hit the streets across the state and ventilated their ire by burning tyres and chanting slogans against the Centre.

published on : 23rd July 2018

BJP backs out on scheduled tribe tag promise to Parivara-Talawara groups in Karnataka

During by-elections to Nanjangud and Gundlupet assembly constituencies, the BJP was under pressure from the communities to accord ST tag to them.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Only Parliament can exclude Lambadas from ST list, says HC

Making it clear that any inclusion in or exclusion from the list of Scheduled Tribes can be made only by Parliament, a division bench of the High Court has dismissed a petition, urging the court.

published on : 5th July 2018

State govt seeks legal opinion on SC/ST promotions bill, draws flak

Employees from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe have questioned the move and are planning to stage a protest on July 4 at Freedom Park.

published on : 3rd July 2018

UP CM Yogi Adityanath addresses BJP lawmakers, party workers 

Addressing them at a private institute on Delhi-Meerut road, he said the two governments are also dedicated to the welfare of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes.

published on : 19th June 2018

Crimes against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes see 4 per cent fall in Andhra Pradesh

However, murders and rapes against members of the two weaker sections showed an overall increase of 10 percent and 12 percent respectively.

published on : 11th June 2018

Kerala: Adivasi victims of crime not compensated since 2014, officers say delay in providing monetary relief taking a toll on conviction rate

The delay in paying relief is having a direct bearing on the conviction rate as the poor witnesses are turning hostile during the trial, said an officer.

published on : 24th April 2018
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