Jharkhand  /  Published 24.08.20

Push for tribal languages in Jharkhand

“Inclusion in the Eighth Schedule gives a language a national status that helps in a number of ways,” said Hari Oraon, head of tribal and regional languages department of Ranchi University...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.20

Covid steals livelihood of tribal medallist

24-year-old long distance runner Arjun Tudu no longer looks at his medals and trophies with pride, as unemployment has pushed him into despair. The youth has won senior national championships but the...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

CII's tribal development conclave shifts online

Encouraged by the successes of the past, the Confederation of Indian Industry's Jharkhand chapter will hold the third edition of its Tribal Development Meet on Thursday over CII'...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.10.18

Film on tribal string instrument wins award

An ancient fiddle-like tribal instrument on the verge of extinction is making melody on screen. Banam, a film on a string instrument used by the Santhal community as an accompaniment to its songs, has...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.08.19

Pair of slippers to heal sores of past

A Calcutta-based enterprise, Prem Footwear, is training poor tribal women of Chakradharpur and Chaibasa to make one lakh pairs slippers for free distribution among the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal G...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 18.07.19

More support for Nagaland register

The Joint Committee on Prevention of Illegal Immigrants (JCPI) said it, along with apex Naga tribal hohos, had resolved to support implementation of the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland ...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

India  /  Published 28.04.19

Crime lord whose word is now law is bitter after demonetisation

Once a terror in Odisha, Bengal and Jharkhand, septuagenarian Lodha sardar Kala Chand is being wooed by political parties because even at 73, his wish is the command for many. Why? A former dreaded da...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Suliapada(Mayurbhanj)

North East  /  Published 08.02.20

Thousands rally in Agartala

Over thousand supporters of the Tripura Rajya Upajati Ganamukti Parishad, a tribal wing of the Opposition CPM, took out a rally here on Saturday to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.The rally s...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.01.20

Tribal colours at workshop

There is a lot to learn from the way indigenous artists tell stories through a curious blend of colours, creating an independent style in the process. The five-day tribal art workshop that came to an ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.12.19

Tribal mistrust cost BJP dearly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election rally in Gumla on November 26 had urged the tribals to vote for the BJP, saying that it was the Adivasis who turned prince Ram into “maryada purushott...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi


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