Scheduled Tribes

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Name: Scheduled Tribes
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

SC/ST panel begins its sitting in Kerala

12:32 IST National commission for sheduled castes members, meeting with the MPs, MLAs,Ex-MPs and representatives of SC/ST associations in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. Photo:C. Ratheesh kumar The National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Env min rationalises norms for linear projects in forest areas

The Environment Ministry has rationalised norms for the granting of green clearances for linear projects such as roads and canals in certain forest areas.Officials said that a new order issued by the ministry empowers district collectors to decide whether ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tribal blocks to get Rs.10 crore each for development

The government Tuesday launched a programme under which Rs.10 crore will be provided to each block for the development of various facilities for Scheduled Tribes.The "Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana" (VKY) was launched by Tribal Welfare Minister Jual Oram at ... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Konkani Kudubis should get ST tag, says survey

Comment · print · T TT+· T-Hampered by lack of access to education and low-skilled employment, the Konkani Kudubi community should be included under Scheduled Tribes in the State to alleviate its economic backwardness, concludes a survey on the community ... [Published The Hindu - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Dalit activists concerned over Tulu Parba events

Comment · print · T TT+· T-A lot of communities are slated to display their traditions and there is no intentional insult to any community.Dalit activists expressed concern over the portrayal of Dalits and the usage of derogatory terms against the ... [Published The Hindu - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Child Rights Panel to Submit Report Soon

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The High Court has directed the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights to inquire into the incident in which a student was allegedly locked up in a kennel at Jawahar School in Kudappanakkunnu here and submit a report.The directive ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Denial won’t wish away "Indian" racism against North Easterners

They did not speak Kannada, the language of the state they live in. They, therefore, were “legitimate” targets of violence in a city that has benefitted the most from India’s shift from Nehruvian Socialism to free market economy. The fact that they contribute ... [Published Sangai Express - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Special team to probe Ahmednagar Dalit killings

Mumbai, Oct 25Maharashtra Governor C. V. Rao Saturday directed the director general of police to appoint a special task force to probe the brutal killing of three members of a Dalit family in Ahmednagar district last Tuesday.The governor spoke to DGP ... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Poor in desert State search for greener pastures

As many as 5.79 million people in Rajasthan, or 10 per cent of the State’s population, migrates seasonally in search of employment, says a new study on migration and labour. Approximately 4.38 million households thus send a person or more to other States ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

CM deliberates on new Industrial Policy: Workers interest be protected

— October 24, 2014 12:02 am Raipur : Chief Minister RamanSingh said that industrial progress should be linked with jobs and workers interests be protected. He was deliberating on new Five-Year Industrial Policy (2014-2019) with the senior officers at ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Pension scheme for 40 lakh families in UP

(08:52)Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will launch a pension scheme for 40 lakh families, including those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and minorities, in the state Nov 5.The Samajwadi Pension ... [Published Siasat Daily - Oct 24 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]

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"We have constantly been humiliated by the BJP, which has not gone down well with our MLAs. As our MLAs feel that BJP did not give us due respect, why should we attend the oath-taking ceremony?" Shiv Sena MP Vinayak Raut told reporters yesterday
"The Chief Secretary asked the Labour department to prepare the draft for the action plan by November 7" an official said
"The scheme mainly focuses on bridging infrastructural gaps and gaps in human development indices between Scheduled Tribes and other social groups" Oram said
Schedule VII also includes "contribution to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund or any other fund set up by the Central Government for socio-economic development and relief and welfare of the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, other backward classes, minorities and women"

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RNCM urges Nagaland Govt [Published Sangai Express - Oct 28 2014]
Tribal blocks to get Rs.10 crore each for devel... [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 28 2014]
Guj scheme model for Centre's new programme for... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 28 2014]
Kudubi community should get ST tag, says study [Published Business Standard India - Oct 28 2014]
Dalit activists concerned over Tulu Parba events [Published The Hindu - Oct 27 2014]
Konkani Kudubis should get ST tag, says survey [Published The Hindu - Oct 27 2014]
Threat of irrelevance looms over Congress, MNS [Published Mid Day - Oct 27 2014]
Child Rights Panel to Submit Report Soon [Published New Indian Express - Oct 27 2014]
Kurmis will vote for tribal status [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 27 2014]
Denial won’t wish away "Indian" racism against ... [Published Sangai Express - Oct 26 2014]
Money spent on Swachh Bharat,Clean Ganga comes ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 26 2014]
50 pc Input Subsidy on Potato Farming [Published New Indian Express - Oct 26 2014]
Poor in desert State search for greener pastures [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 25 2014]
STF to probe murder of Dalit family in Ahmednagar [Published Indian Express - Oct 25 2014]
Career in Indian Economic Services [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Oct 25 2014]
EC announces five phased polling for Jharkhand ... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 25 2014]
Special team to probe Ahmednagar Dalit killings [Published ProKerala.com - Oct 25 2014]
Akhilesh eyes dole gains again with Rs 2400-cr ... [Published India Today - Oct 25 2014]
College union, DUTA lock horns over appointments [Published Deccan Herald - Oct 25 2014]
Attappady Package: Minister Warns Officials Aga... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 25 2014]
Spare 45 minutes for caste census next month [Published Deccan Herald - Oct 25 2014]
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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]
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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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