Indigenous People
India  /  Published 13.10.21

Covid: Ethnic group at risk

Scientists from the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics here and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have found that several isolated and indigenous people such as Andaman Islanders with long DNA...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.20

Tribal Day will be annual holiday

Hemant also extended his wishes to members of the tribal community living across the globe. “Johar,” he said, using the word that’s used in almost all tribal languages and dialects i...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 13.07.20

BJP keen to continue Tripura ties

The BJP is keen on continuing its alliance with Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura notwithstanding hiccups the coalition government is facing from time to time in the state. Senior BJP and IPFT offi...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.07.20

MSME pitch in Assam

The Assam government on Friday said the ordinance to facilitate setting up of MSME units will not only be a “huge game-changer” by aiding the ease of doing business but will also not pose ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 02.07.20

Assam industry drive sparks land worry

An Assam government decision to speed up industrialisation by suspending the licence-permit regime for three years and easing land conversion has put under glare the BJP government’s election pr...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


India  /  Published 10.02.20

Assam planning survey to identify indigenous Muslim population

Assam is likely to conduct an exercise to identify the state's indigenous Muslim population and segregate them from illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, even as doubts over the accuracy of the National Reg...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.01.20

Panel slams Ravi remark on migrants

The joint committee for prevention of illegal migrants took strong exception to some of the statements made by Nagaland governor R.N. Ravi in his maiden address on the first day of the fifth Nagaland ...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 13.01.20

Dima Hasao groups demand bifurcation

The North Cachar Hills Indigenous People’s Forum (NCHIPF) on Monday staged a sit-in in front of the office of Dima Hasao deputy commissioner, demanding immediate bifurcation of the district into two...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong

North East  /  Published 01.01.20

Tribal students see land policy holes

The All India Tribal Students’ Association, Assam, on Tuesday said the new land policy of the state government would facilitate non-tribal people to occupy land in tribal belts and blocks.The state ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.01.20

Tripura government aid for students

The BJP-IPFT government of Tripura will provide financial support of Rs 1 lakh per annum to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Other Backward Classes and minority students for pursuing professional cou...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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