Scheduled Tribes

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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

An industry where wages don’t ‘match’

This Diwali, when you light a match stick, spare a thought for the women who manually pack, label and fill the matchboxes. These women, who account for 91 per cent of the match industry’s workforce, earn an average of ₹113.8/day in Tamil Nadu, compared ... [Published Hindu Business Line - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Deadline missed on report

New Delhi, Oct. 18: The Centre and states continue to remain silent on the M.P. Bezbaruah panel report on containing discrimination, while people from the Northeast suffer renewed attacks in Delhi and other parts of the country. Not a single state has ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Karnataka gets new industrial policy

Our CorrespondentBangalore: Keeping in mind the upcoming Global Investors Meet in Karnataka, the Congress government in this Southern Indian state headed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah unveiled a new industrial policy to attract investment in various ... [Published Times of Oman - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Model Scheduled Tribe Villages to be Developed, Says Minister

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Scheduled Tribes Welfare Minister P K Jayalekshmi said that the project to ensure the development of 14 Scheduled Tribe areas in the state will be implemented at the earliest. Administrative sanction will soon be granted to the project ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Youths from Nagaland attacked in Gurgaon, one critical

Two youths from Nagaland, working in a call centre here, were injured - one of them critically - when they were attacked by some unidentified people while returning home, police said Thursday.The incident occurred late Wednesday night in Sikanderpur area ... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Denial Won’t Wish Away “Indian” Racism Against North Easterners

Countercurrents.orgThey did not speak Kannada, the language of the state they live in. They, therefore, were ‘legitimate’ targets of violence in a city that benefitted the most from India’s shift from being a Nehruvian Socialism to free market economy. ... [Published Counter Currents - Oct 17 2014]
Entities: Racism, India, Bangalore
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Two communities clash in Bareilly

Bareilly: Two groups belonging to different communities clashed over an alleged incident of eve teasing, leading to tension in Premnagar area here.Superintendent of Police, City, Rajiv Malhotra said that an FIR has been registered in this regard against ... [Published zeenews.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

31.99 pc voters exercise their franchise till 1 PM

The average voter turnout in the 288 constituencies of Maharashtra, where polling is going on, was 31.99 per cent till 1 PM.The highest voter turnout of 58.32 per cent was witnessed in Radhanagri constituency of Kolhapur district, while the lowest 13.61 ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

10 percent of Maharashtra polling stations 'hyper-sensitive'

Mumbai, Oct.Mumbai, Oct. Oct 14 (IANS) With barely 24 hours left for polling in the Maharashtra assembly elections, the Election Commission has identified over 9,900 or nearly 10 percent of the 91,376 polling stations in the state as "hyper-sensitive", ... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Karnataka witnesses increase in atrocities against SC/ST

There is considerable increase in crime against Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe in Karnataka and one murdered every 10 days and one raped every five days. According to a report brought out by Committee Monitaring and Strengthening Scheduled Castes ... [Published NetIndia123.com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

CPI feels MNREGA is being diluted; warns govt

Seeing "indications" of dilution of MNREGA, CPI today warned the government against any move to water down the rural employment guarantee scheme, saying such an "irrational and retrograde" step would lead to social unrest and revolt."There are all indications ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tribals to Construct Homes on Their Own

KALPETTA: In a bid to end the rampant corruption in tribal housing projects, Adivasi societies will be formed across the State to assign the task of constructing houses allotted under various State and Central government schemes.The first such society ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 13 2014]

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"Her core vote of dalits has slipped out of her hands. And this isn't without reason. She allowed only certain sub-castes within the dalit fabric, to which she belongs, to progress, ignoring others. That's the perception. This resulted in large chunks of her vote base, like Passi, Kori, and Mallah, looking away" Darapuri told TOI
...As both her parents are engaged in working at the stone crushing plant, this seemed almost an obvious choice for her. "I am working here for a few days to earn some money so that I am able to buy some new clothes for myself" she says shyly

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Now, BSP strength in Rajya Sabha set to come down [Published Times of India - 13 mins ago]
An industry where wages don’t ‘match’ [Published Hindu Business Line - 5 hours ago]
Government Orders Cannot Override Statutory Rul... [Published New Indian Express - 22 hours ago]
World Bank on upward mobility into India’s new ... [Published Livemint.com - Oct 19 2014]
Maharashtra polls: NOTA secures third place in ... [Published IBNLive India News - Oct 19 2014]
In Gadchiroli, NOTA clinches second spot as non... [Published Indian Express - Oct 19 2014]
NOTA secures third place in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli [Published India Today - Oct 19 2014]
NOTA secures third place in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli [Published Business Standard India - Oct 19 2014]
Bescom bows to CM’s diktat on reducing recruitm... [Published The Hindu - Oct 19 2014]
Kundapur: Youth feared drowned in river (More n... [Published SahiOnline - Oct 19 2014]
71 beneficiaries get tourist taxis in Udupi [Published The Hindu - Oct 19 2014]
Child labour in India: The kids aren't alright [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 19 2014]
Expelled CPI (M) leader starts a new party [Published The Hindu - Oct 19 2014]
Deadline missed on report [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 19 2014]
Assembly polls: Stage Set for Counting of votes... [Published DNA India - Oct 19 2014]
Mollah forms new party, focus on Dalits, minori... [Published Indian Express - Oct 19 2014]
Tough fights everywhere in Gondia district [Published Times of India - Oct 18 2014]
Goa University Conspiracy Theories or Caste Outs? [Published Goa Herald - Oct 18 2014]
Karnataka gets new industrial policy [Published Times of Oman - Oct 18 2014]
Migration to cities rampant in rural Rajasthan,... [Published Deccan Herald - Oct 18 2014]
Model Scheduled Tribe Villages to be Developed,... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 18 2014]
Social Justice Minister Gehlot needs to tune wi... [Published Milli Gazette - Oct 17 2014]
It's Official: Ministry 'Bows' out Sreejith's O... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 17 2014]
Denial Won’t Wish Away “Indian” Racism Against ... [Published Counter Currents - Oct 17 2014]
Unhappy Congmen plan Delhi mission [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 17 2014]
CM dedicates Rs 450-Cr Green Field Plant of Abb... [Published DeshGujarat - Oct 16 2014]
Civil society activists write to Parrikar on fa... [Published The Hindu - Oct 16 2014]
Youths from Nagaland attacked in Gurgaon, one c... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 16 2014]
Need Of Formation Of National Diversity Movemen... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 16 2014]
Two communities clash in Bareilly [Published zeenews.com - Oct 16 2014]
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India: Can Land Rights and Education Save an An... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: India By Manipadma Jena MALKANGIRI, India, Aug 19 2014 (IPS) - Scattered across 31 remote hilltop villages on a mountain range that towers 1,500 to 4,000 feet above sea level, in the Malkangiri district of India’s ...
Killers Roam Free After Brutally Murdering a De... [Published Global Voices in English - Aug 12 2014]
Protesting the authorities’ inaction about a rape case of Dalit women in the village of Bhagana, in Haryana. Image by Rajeev R Singh. Copyright Demotix, 11 May 2014. Almost 25 percent of the Indian population belongs to the Dalit caste , a stratum ...
How Change Happens: Supporting tribal people to... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Jul 16 2014]
Next up in the series of case studies in promoting ‘active citizenship’ is Oxfam India’s work in an impossible-to-spell new state. All comments welcome, full case study here [ P&C case study. v2 12 June 14 ] India’s new and heavily forested state ...
Engaging issues of caste – the forbidden subject [Published groundviews - May 20 2014]
Image courtesy Wikipedia Caste is observed by the overwhelming majority of Sinhalese and Tamils but the subject remains virtually taboo in public discussions. If it is mentioned in public, it is often either to hurl abuse or to negotiate a marriage. ...
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