Tribal Community

One killed during protests over 22-year-old MP tribal woman's death; CM Chouhan orders inquiry

Alleging that the woman was gang-raped and murdered, her family along with other people of the tribal community staged a protest by placing her body outside Dongargaon police outpost.

published on : 16th March 2023

In the highland of taboos, sudha weaves her own luck

The 27-year-old who mastered sewing by watching video tutorials intends to follow her dreams despite the trappings of her circumstance, reports Nejma Sulaiman.

published on : 15th January 2023

Tribal communities stage protest against Yerravaram hydro power project

Tribals’ agitation brings traffic in Vizag to a standstill, inconveniencing locals and tourists

published on : 18th December 2022

Two-year-old tribal child run over by car at farmhouse in Walajabad

The couple were allegedly working as bonded labourers at the farmhouse in Walajabad for the past one year and were living with their two children.

published on : 1st December 2022

Shinde govt reaches out to tribals with Rs 11K crore

Shinde added that funds for roads, street lights, water supply and various other infrastructure works in Nandurbar city will be made available through Nagarotthan Yojana.

published on : 30th October 2022

30 Tana Bhagat tribals arrested, sent to jail for violence in Latehar civil court

The police had closed the main entrance to the court based on an intelligence input but the protestors forced their way through the small gate beside the main entrance.

published on : 11th October 2022

Jharkhand police bust tear gas shells, use water canons to disperse Tana Bhagats tribal community gherao

They also raised slogans demanding the closure of the court and blocked the roads to it leading to the police bursting of tear gas shells and the use of water canons to control the situation.

published on : 11th October 2022

Keen to steal show, Kerala tribal village beats different rhythm

NABARD has set up a 11-member group of tribal people to perform singarimelam at Adichipuzha hamlet in Ranni.

published on : 16th September 2022

Child labour: Nashik tribals struggle to survive, give kids to goatherds for Rs 10K

So far, two separate offences under the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act have been registered in this connection at Sangamner in Ahmednagar, the official said.

published on : 11th September 2022

Sick Padma Shri awardee 'forced' to dance inside hospital

"I never wanted to dance but was forced to do it. I repeatedly denied, but she (Behera) did not listen. I was sick & got tired," Pujari told television channel in Koraput district from where she hails

published on : 2nd September 2022

No water: 744 of 850 school toilets of Swachh Bharat campaign lying defunct in Sundargarh

During the Covid-19 pandemic, there were no physical classes for nearly two years and the condition of the toilets deteriorated further.

published on : 17th June 2022

'Kaadakalam makes viewers complicit in damage'

Following the Kerala State Award-winning film’s release on streaming platforms, co-writer Jinto Thomas shares the experience of making it.

published on : 15th June 2022

Tribal lives untouched by govt schemes in Kodagu, devoid of basic amenities

Although government schemes like the Jal Jeevan Mission and Swacch Bharat have huge promotions, they rarely benefit the downtrodden communities.

published on : 10th June 2022

Villupuram court grants seven years jail term to quarry owner for confining people

Another accused had died due to illness a few years ago while the trial was still on at the Villupuram district Special Court for cases registered under SC/ST(POA) Act.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Chenchus lured with promise of a ‘good life’, forest open to plunder 

Going by their sociocultural transformation, being driven by the influence of the so-called mainstream forces, indications are that an assisted collapse of their traditional lifestyle, is now imminent

published on : 7th March 2022