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Tribal Affairs
Jharkhand  /  Published 14.10.21

Hemant to attend tribal fest

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has confirmed his participation in the second national tribal dance festival to be held at Raipur in Chhattisgarh from October 28 to 30. The confirmation came af...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshdepur

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

BJP-ruled Assam lax on ST tag for Gorkhas

The BJP-led government at the Centre has revealed that Assam, a BJP-ruled state, has not recommended the inclusion of Gorkhas in the Scheduled Tribe list, although the saffron party has used this prom...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 12.07.21

Department for Assam’s tribal people

The Assam government on Saturday announced the creation of a new department of indigenous faith and culture, the objective of which will be to preserve and promote the faith and culture of the state&r...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.02.21

IIM-R unveils centre for tribal studies

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ranchi has set up a dedicated centre for tribal studies and signed MoUs with two noted non-government organisations working in the field of development of adivasi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.18

Bengal tribal body sore over funds delay

A board for tribal development in Bengal has expressed disappointment over alleged delay in sanctioning funds and approving projects by the state government. “The board was constituted in 2017 but w...
By Our Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

India's Northeast: Sites of strife

Ironically — or perhaps tragically — the most beautiful parts of our country are also those most ridden with conflict and violence. They include the vale of Kashmir, the forests of Central India (...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 03.08.19

Hurdle to ST plan for Gorkha groups

The office of the Registrar General of India has rejected the recommendations of an expert committee to include 11 Gorkha communities living mostly in Bengal and Sikkim in the list of Scheduled Tribes...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Panel plays safe on tribal tag

A committee formed by the Union ministry of tribal affairs three years ago to examine and recommend tribal status to 11 hill communities has failed to make any practicable recommendations and has obl...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 21.11.19

Clock ticks on 17 lakh forest families

Left parties on Wednesday demanded a detailed discussion on the threat of eviction hanging over 17 lakh families of forest dwellers whose claims on forest land have been rejected.In February, in a pub...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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