Over 10 detained for 'lynching' four elderly tribals in Jharkhand

Locals used to visit the deceased, who were suspected of performing witchcraft, with the belief that they could cure diseases, SP Anjani Kumar Jha said.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Diphtheria outbreak near Sathy? 

She also said that the blood test of the kids admitted to the Sathy hospital indicated that they only had fever. 

published on : 22nd July 2019

Tribal girl found pregnant, youth arrested in Odisha

The incident came to light during a regular health check-up when the nurse found the girl, residing in Girl’s Educational Complex of Rangaparu, to be four months pregnant.

published on : 20th July 2019

Telangana CM KCR vows to find solution to issue between tribals and forest department

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao makes the promise as rift between podu farmers and officials has been widening.

published on : 18th July 2019

Constable thrashes tribal widow in Odisha, arrested

The constable Anjan Pradhan had allegedly assaulted the tribal woman after making her sign a stamp paper for sale of her land.

published on : 18th July 2019

Despite getting an MPhil, Koraga woman rolls beedis for a living

Meenakshi Boddodi was the first postgraduate from Koraga community, a particularly vulnerable tribe.

published on : 13th July 2019

Telangana Labour department lays out action plan to tighten BLSA Act

In a recent consultation meeting among the Department of Labour and other stakeholder departments, a draft of the aforementioned action plan was mooted and discussed.

published on : 13th July 2019

Chhattisgarh leading state demanding tribal status

Jharkhand has ten such communities demanding the status while Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh have eight pending proposals each, according to the data.

published on : 2nd July 2019

TNIE Exclusive | Cut money victims: Tribal lives pawned and grounded in Bengal's Jungle Mahal

Funds meant for poor tribals in Jungle Mahal are source of quick money for TMC leaders.

published on : 2nd July 2019

Mangaluru tribal colony to see light after two decades

Mescom had carried out a survey to electrify the colony by drawing power lines through the forest land but the forest department did not allow the works to be carried out.

published on : 19th June 2019

NCST to convene meet on displacement of tribals

According to tribal rights activists claim around 30,000 people, who fled Chhattisgarh due to Maoist violence, are living in 248 settlements in the forests of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana.

published on : 18th June 2019

Odisha's Similipal tribals pull chariot to celebrate Deba Snana Purnima

As per traditions, the servitors bathed the deities early in the morning and later, devotees pulled the chariot of the Trinity to Mausima temple located one km away from the village.

published on : 18th June 2019

Displaced tribals refuse to return to Bastar, demand rehab  

Around 350 such internally displaced persons from AP, Telangana and Odisha assembled here to raise their demands.

published on : 17th June 2019

Telangana High Court directs state to rehabilitate all 67 tribal oustees

The HC questioned the forest department how they could evict Adivasis and keep them in a timber depot without having proper rehabilitation mechanism to displaced persons.

published on : 17th June 2019

Chhattisgarh government puts NMDC’s new iron ore project on hold after tribals protest

The government has directed the Dantewada district collector to probe the complaint on the alleged “fake” Gram Sabha held in 2014 at Hiroli village giving clearance to the project.

published on : 11th June 2019
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