scheduled tribes

Schemes implemented for all-round growth of STs: Governor

They are the Todas, a pastoral community, Kotas, a community engaging in carpentry and blacksmith.

published on : 21st May 2019

Tamil Nadu law colleges never had ST faculty

The Madras High Court said that the executives who are responsible and accountable for lacunae should be prosecuted.

published on : 11th April 2019

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes seeks headquarters in Delhi

This will promote the proper functioning of the Commission, including holding a range of other events in the new site.

published on : 16th March 2019

Andhra Pradesh's Araku valley scheduled tribes face challenges

.According to the 2011 Census, a caste-wise population break up shows that 91.5 per cent of the population in Araku Valley mandal belonged to the ST communities

published on : 5th March 2019

Panel for scheduled tribes to track rejection of forest dwellers’ claims

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) is considering reviewing some states to track the number of forest rights claims of dwellers that were rejected.

published on : 1st March 2019

Promotions of SC, ST officials to be restored without affecting others

The state cabinet has okayed restoration of promotions of over 6,000 government officials belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

published on : 27th February 2019

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
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