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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

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
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