Scheduled Tribe

Tribals boycott poll after post reserved for SC candidate

According to sources, the panchayat has over 3,450 votes, mostly tribals. There are just seven persons belonging to SC communities (2011 census).

published on : 10th October 2021

Polls announced sans reservation for BC, ST in Puducherry

Parties term SEC decision undemocratic; MLAs to discuss ‘irregularities’ today

published on : 9th October 2021

National Scheduled Tribes commission convenes 6th hearing, Rourkela Steel Plant oustee issues unresolved

NCST's 2020 report had observed that all displaced families have not received alternative agricultural land, some were given agriculturally unfit land over 100 km away from land given for residence.

published on : 8th October 2021

Over 50 tribal families in Pudukkottai left to struggle without community certificate

Owing to the lack of certificate, several parents refrain from sending their children to schools after Class 9 and youth are finding it difficult to get jobs, despite having a degree.

published on : 8th October 2021

In India, 5 out of 6 multidimensionally poor are from lower tribes or castes: UN report

The Scheduled Tribe group accounts for 9.4 per cent of the population and is the poorest, with 65 million of the 129 million people living in multidimensional poverty, the report said.

published on : 7th October 2021

Sweeper hit with footwear in Tamil Nadu, woman booked under SC/ST Act 

In a video that was widely circulated on social media, Parameswari is seen beating Ramakrishnan with her footwear.

published on : 4th October 2021

Left out of ST category, rue Kurunjiyars 

Kuravar community claims it is the actual indigenous tribe of TN, not Narikkoravars

published on : 30th September 2021

Polavaram project: Panel sees violation of tribal rights

NCST sends report to AP, Odisha, Centre, PPA; CS told to file compliance report in 4 weeks

published on : 19th September 2021

Centre, states urge Supreme Court to hear reservation in promotion petitions

The top court noted that in its earlier order, the state governments were directed to finalise the issues which are peculiar to them so that court can proceed in the matter.

published on : 14th September 2021

New panel will be toothless: SC/ST leaders

The DMK government is set to pass a Bill to establish a State commission for the welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

published on : 13th September 2021

Delhi police says 'no offence under SC/ST Act made out' against DU principal for casteist remarks

The Additional Sessions Judge was also apprised that the complainant had approached the Delhi High Court but all the petitions were dismissed.

published on : 10th September 2021

Malkangiri's Tribal Development Agency-run hostel a picture of neglect

The plasters are peeling off the walls and ceiling; the roof is damp and discoloured due to seepage in the rainy season.

published on : 10th September 2021

Rourkela's tribal incubation centre runs into red tape delay

RSP has already provided a ready-to-use building infrastructure while NSTFDC is entrusted with bearing the recurring expenditure of the centre.

published on : 6th September 2021

180 schemes for SC/ST in TN. Will they help change their life?

With the State budget around the corner, stakeholders and community members have put forth various demands, some old and some new

published on : 11th August 2021

Puducherry: Reservation of Backward Classes, ST candidates for local body elections to be drawn on August 13

The State Election Commission, is engaged in the preparatory works related to the conduct of Civic Elections to Local Bodies in the U.T. of Puducherry.

published on : 11th August 2021
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