Health workers persuade tribals in Karnataka's Chennayanakote to get vaccinated against COVID

A video shot at the Chennangi Haadi shows how a ASHA worker is urging a tribal woman to get inoculated and explaining to her that no one will give injections to kill someone.

published on : 11th October 2021

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

Tribals in Kolli Hills reluctant to surrender illegal country-made guns?

According to sources, though illegal manufacturing of explosives stopped a few years ago, the tribals were not ready to surrender the country made guns.

published on : 9th October 2021

OCL mining expansion plan runs into tribal protest

Ekka said acquisition of private tribal land should be done strictly as per the provisions of the Constitution.

published on : 9th October 2021

25 Irular families live off ECR on a theru with no loos, water

Without toilets, the women are forced to walk 1 km to find a secluded spot because a residential locality surrounds their hamlet.

published on : 5th October 2021

Meghalaya MLAs approach police after receiving extortion demands from militants

The outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council, believed to have bases in Bangladesh, used a Bangladeshi phone number to send extortion messages via WhatsApp to some of the MLAs.

published on : 30th September 2021

Tribal woman paraded naked for extramarital affairs with non-tribal in Jharkhand

The man allegedly had gone to meet the woman late in the night on Tuesday during which the villagers caught hold of him and paraded naked in the village along with the woman.

published on : 29th September 2021

Private plots in Chennai suburbs leave Irular tribals trapped

With areas surrounding their houses developing, Irulars’ access routes have been blocked

published on : 28th September 2021

Tribals arrested for killing, burying jumbo four years ago

The suspects – M Eswaran (40), S Katturaja (27) and S Nithish Kumar (24) – buried the carcass without informing authorities. Nithish died in a road accident in 2019. 

published on : 27th September 2021

Irked over Maoist violence, Chhattisgarh village turn up at police station to complain

The tribal inhabitants expressed resentment against the killing of supervisor Sandeep Jala and thrashing of labourers engaged in road construction in their area.

published on : 25th September 2021

Jharkhand village ostracizes families that converted to Christianity

The decision was taken after the gram sabha made repeated requests to the families to return back to Sarna Religion, but in vain.

published on : 21st September 2021

A little govt push can help tribals get respite in Adilabad

 It appears if neither the Centre nor the State government give two hoots about the development of tourism spots in erstwhile Adilabad district.

published on : 21st September 2021

Congress sees tribal as vote bank, has done nothing for them, says Home Minister Amit Shah

  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said no party has done as much the BJP has done for tribal welfare.

published on : 19th September 2021

TN to get welfare commission for Adi Dravidars, tribals

CM says new body will protect rights of SC&ST communities , Four spl courts for cases related to SC/ST Act to be set up , Steps to be taken to e-enable all services of State govt

published on : 9th September 2021

Full-fledged tribal museum at Bhadrachalam still a distant dream

The tribals have been urging the government to set up a larger museum next to the Ramalayam temple since 2000, so that more tourists could learn about their culture.

published on : 3rd September 2021
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