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Three apex tribal research institutes to be setup.

The Union Tribal Affairs Ministry has decided to set up three apex tribal research institutes for undertaking research on ground and to suggest application-oriented projects for tribal development.

New Delhi : July 01, 2008

Amendment of SC/ST reservation in the constitution.

The Ministry of Social Justice is piloting an amendment in the Constitution to add denotified tribes as a new beneficiary of reservation with the job quota ceiling raised beyond 50 per cent.

New Delhi: Sept 22, 2008

Kurukh leaders agreed to reconciliation for betterment of the indigenous tribal community.

The translated version of the Bible in Kurukh (Oraon) language has been raging controversy for over one and half month in Ranchi. The non-Christian indigenous tribal community has taken strong objections to the translation of Deuteronomy 12:2 on page 230 into  Nemha Bible, in which “sarna mann” meaning green trees is used in the context of a command of God to destroy those who worship under green tree.

Ranchi : Oct 25, 2008

Adivasis are rising against their mentores.

After more than three years, the Adivasi Chatra Sangh once again took centre stage and vented its ire against chief minister Shibu Soren for his government's "

Oct 01, 2008

Facts of the Kandhmal violence in Orissa.

Sabyasachi Panda, leader of the Orissa unit of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), has taken responsibility on regional TV channel of Orissa, of killing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati and four others in Jalespata Ashram in Kandhamal district.

Oct 05, 2008

Agitator of Ulgulan Munch killed at Dumka district of Jharkhand.

Thousands of villagers armed with bows and arrows fought police after a rally to free four protesters arrested for opposing takeover of land for two power plants spun out of control in a Jharkhand block today.

Dumka : 06 2008

Adivasis not willing to scarifies their right to religious practice.

The tribals not willing to sacrifice their right to practise religion — which propagates hunting animals.

Jamshedpur : Dec 19, 2008

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