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Government mulling amendment to Prvention of Atrocities Act

The Centre is considering to amend the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and expand its presumptions such as punishment for neglect of duties by.....

New Delhi: July 17, 2014

Share for tribal welfare in the Budget has formed 5.49% of the plan budget 2014-15.

Government is committed to the welfare of SC and ST communities for their overwhelming support; the government has hiked the allocation to the SC Plan and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) this budget 2014-15.

New Delhi: July 12, 2014

Various training, courses, free accommodation for minority communities of Assam.

Various training, courses , free accommodation for the schemes year 2013 to 2014 for Minority communities from Assam Minorities Development Board

Guwahati: July 08, 2014

Over 100 children sent home from Kerla to Jharkhand.

Ending the fortnight long suspense about their future, over 100 children from Jharkhand, allegedly trafficked to Kerala for being taken to orphanages, were sent back home....

Palakkad(Kerla): June 10, 2014

Tribal Students are still unaware to avail XLRI course on entrepreneurship.

Three years have passed since the launch of the ambitious entrepreneurship development module at XLRI School of Business and Human Resources to promote first generation entrepreneurial talents of the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST).....

Jamshedpuri: May 27, 2014

Govt can't impose mother tongue in primary schools: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that the government cannot impose mother tongue on linguistic minority for imparting primary education .....

New Delhi: May 06, 2014

Tribal girl gang-raped by five youths in Chhattisgarh

A news promulgated by PTI on Saturday from Raipur, that a 14-year-old tribal girl was allegedly gang-raped by five youths, who also attacked her cousin brother at Ghoghardih village in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district. .....

Jashpur: Mar 8, 2014

Conference of the All Kurux Sahitya Sabha held at Sorjapur of Sonitpur district

The fourth biennial State-level conference of the All Kurux (Oraon) Sahitya Sabha, Assam (AKSSA), held at Sorjapur-Balipukhuri under Biswanath Chariali subdivision .....

Tejpur (Assam): Jan 10, 2014

Five people arrested with fake cast certificate.

Five persons, including a woman teacher and her father, were arrested in Odisha’s Kandhamal district on charges of forging their caste certificates.....

Berhampur: Jan 14, 2014

CG. Govt. to provide special relaxations in competitive exams to SC, ST students

A Bill to include a community from Tamil Nadu and two communities from Chhattisgarh in the list of Scheduled Tribes was introduced in the Lok Sabha.......

Raipur: Jan 05, 2014

Bill in Lok Sabha to add three tribes in ST list.

A Bill to include a community from Tamil Nadu and two communities from Chhattisgarh in the list of Scheduled Tribes was introduced in the Lok Sabha.......

New Delhi: Dec 17, 2013

Tribal MLA/MPs elected for advisory council of tribal development department.

The chief minister, who is in charge of the department, is also part of the 13-member council, which was formed on Tuesday and notified....

Adivasis of Assam move CM Tarun Gogoi over ST status

The Adivasi groups in Assam have urged chief minister Tarun Gogoi to take up the Scheduled Tribe (ST) status issue with the Centre and speed up the process....

Guwahati: Dec 01, 2013

ST population growing up by 18.23% in Chhattisgarh State..

Population growth among scheduled caste has registered a quantum jump as compared to scheduled tribes during 2001-2011 in tribal dominated state of Chhattisgarh where sex ratio......

Raipur : May 03, 2013

Boarding schools for SC/ST to change with times.

Inmates of residential schools, run and managed by the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Development department in the tribal districts of the State, are slated for an improvement in terms of lifestyle....

Bhubaneswar : April 22, 2013

Students block National Highway 31 C at Karigoan and Gurufela in Kokrajhar.

Traffic on National Highway 31C was disrupted for around two hours this morning when the All Adivasi Students Association of Assam staged a blockade at Karigaon and Gurufela......

Kokrajhar : April 20, 2013

Clear job quota backlog, demand SC/ST officers

A day after the state government decided to enact a legislation to simplify the procedures involved in issuance of cast certificates, Chhattisgarh SC/ST officers and employees asso......

Raipur : March 11, 2013

NAC recommendations on strengthening SC/ST Act

Imposing social boycott on Dalits and tribals, obstructing use of common property resources and preventing their entry into temple should attract legal penalty, the National Advisory Council (NAC) has suggested. .....

New Delhi : Feb 15, 2013

Tribals yet to benefit from PESA Act 1996

When Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh interacted with representatives of Biswanathpur panchayat in Kalahandi district during his recent visit, he was surprised when the representatives failed .....

New Delhi : Dec 17, 2012

Rajya Sabha passes SC/ST quota amendment bill in govt. promotions

Barring Samajwadi Party, an overwhelming majority in the Rajya Sabha passed the Bill that provides for quotas for SCs and STs in government job promotions. The constitution amendment Bill was approved by 194 members in the 245-strong House.....

New Delhi : Dec 17, 2012

Scholars meet in "Conference on promotion of Kurukh Language"

The international conference on Kurukh language, literature and culture laid stress on generation building through teaching in Kurukh, besides promoting literature and culture. The first international conference on Kurukh which kicked off at Aryabhatt Hall....

Ranchi : Dec 16, 2012

Recruitments of Administrative and Teaching Posts in Indira Gandhi National Tribal University

Applicaiton inviting for the post of Administrative and Teaching post for the department.  Last date for submission of application form is 5th November, 2012...

New Delhi: September 21, 2012

A Constitution Amendment Bill for reservation in promotions for SCs and STs in government jobs, was introduced in the Rajya Sabha.

A Constitution Amendment Bill providing for reservation in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, SCs and STs, in government jobs, was introduced in the Rajya Sabha....

New Delhi: September 21, 2012

PM's Opening Remarks at all party meeting on reservation on promotion.

The PM Dr. Manmohan Singh, will chair an all-party meeting here on Aug 21, 2012 to discuss reservation in job promotions for those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes....

New Delhi : Aug 21, 2012

PA Sangma to launch Tribal Centric National Political Party shortly

The Chhattisgarh police and the Central Reserve Police Force claim to have killed 20 guerillas of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) in two separate incidents...

New Delhi 10, 2012

Govt changes forest law for tribals

The tribal affairs ministry has overcome hurdles put up by rigid forest regulations. The ministry has ensured that tribals can not only extract minor forest produce...

New Delhi: September 09, 2012

Govt contemplates separate law to protect ST rights

Aiming to provide better protection to Scheduled Tribe (ST) community rights, the Centre is planning to formulate a separate Prevention of Atrocities Act soon...

New Delhi: Aug 20, 2012

20 suspected Maoists killed in  a crackdown by the CRPF in Chhattisgarh

TThe Chhattisgarh police and the Central Reserve Police Force claim to have killed 20 guerillas of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) in two separate incidents...

June 29, 2012

North Bengal: Now, Adivasis demand land areas from DGHC

The Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad (ABAVP) on Monday demanded return of 18 land areas under the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC)...

June 12, 2012

Tribals against giving lands for Indian Institute of Management

Around 2,500 tribals, gathered under the aegis of Jamin Bachao Andolan Morcha, today protested against the construction of National University for Study.....

June 09, 2012

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