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Ranchi's 'Chala Akhra Khorha' organisation promotes tribal art and culture

Ranchi's 'Chala Akhra Khorha' organisation helps tribal people financially by selling their items including tribal jewellery, clothes, musical instruments, literature, handicrafts, metal crafts, painting and organic food items to promote tribal art and culture.
Ranchi's 'Chala Akhra Khorha' organisation promotes tribal art and culture(Twitter/ANI)
Ranchi's 'Chala Akhra Khorha' organisation promotes tribal art and culture(Twitter/ANI)
Updated on Sep 02, 2021 08:14 AM IST
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Vice Prez Naidu credits tribal communities' good habits for safety from Covid-19

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu encouraged Indians to adopt the good habits of Odisha's tribal communities 'to keep Covid-19 at bay'
Vice Prez Naidu credits tribal communities' good habits for safety from Covid-19(Twitter/Industreefdn)
Vice Prez Naidu credits tribal communities' good habits for safety from Covid-19(Twitter/Industreefdn)
Updated on Apr 03, 2021 06:04 PM IST
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Magh Bihu 2021: Date, significance, celebrations of Assam's harvest festival

  • Magh Bihu 2021: Like Lohri and Makar Sankranti, Assam’s Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu also marks the end of cold and harsh winter months and here’s all you need to know about the date, significance and celebration of the harvest festival in agriculture-based India
Magh Bihu 2021: Date, significance and celebrations of the harvest festival in Assam, India(Twitter/mi_hilly)
Magh Bihu 2021: Date, significance and celebrations of the harvest festival in Assam, India(Twitter/mi_hilly)
Published on Jan 12, 2021 06:12 PM IST
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Tribal burnt alive for not returning 5,000 taken during lockdown: Police

The victim, Vijay Sahariya, a resident of Ukawad Khurd village of the district, was rushed to a district hospital where he died while undergoing treatment.
The accused in the case has been arrested.
The accused in the case has been arrested.
Updated on Nov 07, 2020 05:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Guna | ByShruti Tomar/Yogendra Lumba

120 tribals in jail under anti-terror law for 3 years, trial yet to begin

In April 2017, just 100 meters from this village, Burkapal, 25 personnel of 74th battalion of the CRPF, including an inspector-rank officer, were killed in a deadly Maoist ambush.
For more than three years, the trial in the cases is yet to start and bail has not been granted even in a single case registered under the UAPA. (HT Photo)
For more than three years, the trial in the cases is yet to start and bail has not been granted even in a single case registered under the UAPA. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 06:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Burkapal (South Sukma) | ByRitesh Mishra

Maoist landmine kills two tribals in forest area of Visakhapatnam

Police said there was specific information that the landmine was planted by the Maoists targeting the security forces combing in the area for the last few days
The two tribal youth had gone into the forest in search of some cattle which were missing from the herd after grazing.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)
The two tribal youth had gone into the forest in search of some cattle which were missing from the herd after grazing.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 03, 2020 11:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu| Edited by Sabir Hussain

75 tribals in Andhra village fall sick after eating stale meat, 8 critical

While the eight seriously ill tribals are undergoing treatment at the government area hospital at Paderu, the others were treated at primary health centre at G Madugula block headquarters.
Local YSR Congress Party and TDP leaders also called on the affected tribals. (HT photo)
Local YSR Congress Party and TDP leaders also called on the affected tribals. (HT photo)
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 04:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Weeks after taking a swipe at RSS-affiliated outfits, Mamata attends mass marriage for tribals

Banerjee had condemned mass marriages of tribal people from poor economic backgrounds conducted by different Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)-affiliated organisations in February. She had alleged that these events were the Sangh Parivar’s attempt to convert the followers of the Sari/Sarna religion of the tribal people into Hindus.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced the measure in Malda district while attending a mass marriage of tribals organised by the administration.(PTI PHOTO.)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced the measure in Malda district while attending a mass marriage of tribals organised by the administration.(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Mar 05, 2020 05:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

Donald Trump gets a request to ‘mediate’ from Gujarat’s tribal activist

The social activist cum adivasi leader alleged tribals are being driven away from their ancestral land without any proper compensation.
Preparations are underway in as United States President Donald Trump would arrive in Ahmedabad on February 24. This will be his first ever visit to India.(PTI)
Preparations are underway in as United States President Donald Trump would arrive in Ahmedabad on February 24. This will be his first ever visit to India.(PTI)
Published on Feb 19, 2020 02:15 PM IST
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Kevadiya | ByPress Trust of India

Nearly 13,000 tribals become literate in Kerala in two years

7,302 people had become literate in Wayanad through a special literacy drive while 3,760 had been initiated into the world of letters in Attapady block through an equivalency scheme.
A total of 12,968 tribal people, have become literate across the state in the last two years. (Representational image)(Mint file)
A total of 12,968 tribal people, have become literate across the state in the last two years. (Representational image)(Mint file)
Published on Nov 11, 2019 03:17 PM IST
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Thiruvananthapuram | ByPress Trust of India

RSS sees ploy to create wedge between tribals, Hindus

According to two functionaries of the Sangh, the issue of increase in the number of ORPs came up for discussion at the crucial Samanvaya Baithak that concluded in Rajasthan’s Pushkar this week.
There was an increase in people identifying themselves as ORP in the 2011 national census (over the 2001 one).(HT image)
There was an increase in people identifying themselves as ORP in the 2011 national census (over the 2001 one).(HT image)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 01:49 AM IST
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NEW DELHI | BySmriti Kak Ramachandran

25 English medium primary schools to be set up for tribals

While in English medium schools, the language will be introduced as a medium of instruction from Class 1, in semi-English schools, Science and Math will be taught in English from Class 6.
The proposal had been mooted by the tribal department, in response to demand from parents of tribal students.(HT file photo)
The proposal had been mooted by the tribal department, in response to demand from parents of tribal students.(HT file photo)
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 06:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySurendra Gangan

UP govt orders setting up of two schools for tribals, Dalits in Sonbhadra

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a directive for setting up of two residential schools for children belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the state’s Sonbhadra district.
The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a directive for setting up of two residential schools for children belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the state’s Sonbhadra district.(HT file)
The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a directive for setting up of two residential schools for children belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the state’s Sonbhadra district.(HT file)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 02:42 PM IST
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PTI, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

Four people dragged out of homes, lynched by mob in Jharkhand

According to the information police gathered from the villagers, about a dozen people forcibly entered the houses of three families in the village and dragged them out near the village Anganwadi Centre, where they were beaten brutally with sticks and sharp weapons.
During interrogation, villagers and family members admitted that all four elderly persons were involved in occultism.(ANI PHOTO.)
During interrogation, villagers and family members admitted that all four elderly persons were involved in occultism.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Jul 22, 2019 07:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | BySanjoy Dey, Ranchi

Maoists gun down two tribals, beat up another in Visakhapatnam

The Maoists left a note at the village saying that they were compelled to kill the two tribals as they were responsible for killing of two of their colleagues – Sharat and Ganapathi— in the past.
The police said around 12-15 armed Maoists came to the village after midnight and dragged Satti Babu, Raja Rao and Linga out of their beds.(HT Photo)
The police said around 12-15 armed Maoists came to the village after midnight and dragged Satti Babu, Raja Rao and Linga out of their beds.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 06:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

Suspecting them of being informers, Maoists abduct 3 tribals in Odisha; kill 1

Police officials in Malkangiri said the body of Guja Kabasi, a tribal villager from Kukurkunda village under Mathili police station area of the district was found today. His throat was found slit with a sharp weapon.
In April this year, Maoists had killed two villagers in Kandhamal and Bolangir district accusing them of being police informers. (Image used for representational purpose).(AFP PHOTO.)
In April this year, Maoists had killed two villagers in Kandhamal and Bolangir district accusing them of being police informers. (Image used for representational purpose).(AFP PHOTO.)
Published on Jun 30, 2019 09:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty

Congress will protect water forest, land of tribals: Rahul Gandhi

“Congress will protect the ‘jal, jungle, zameen’ (water, forest and land) of tribals,” party president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday at a rally in Chaibasa in Singhbhum, which goes to polls on May 12.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi(HT file photo)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi(HT file photo)
Updated on May 07, 2019 11:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chaibasa | ByHT Correspondent

Rahul Gandhi gets EC notice for saying PM Modi enacted law that allows tribals to be shot, has 48 hours to reply

Citing his speech made in Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh on April 23, the commission pointed at a provision of the model code which bars “unverified” allegations to be levelled against political opponents.
Two BJP workers had approached the EC with the complaint, following which a report was sought from MP poll authorities.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Two BJP workers had approached the EC with the complaint, following which a report was sought from MP poll authorities.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 02, 2019 08:24 AM IST
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In Odisha’s Sukinda Valley village, tribals have little hope for change

State and national polls are being simultaneously held in Odisha. The last six of Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats will also go to the polls in the fourth phase of the ongoing polls on Monday.
State and national polls are being simultaneously held in Odisha. The last six of Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats will also go to the polls in the fourth phase of the ongoing polls on Monday.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
State and national polls are being simultaneously held in Odisha. The last six of Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats will also go to the polls in the fourth phase of the ongoing polls on Monday.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 06:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nagada(Jajpur) | ByDebabrata Mohanty

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In Odisha’s hunger hotspot that votes tomorrow, primitive tribe cries for livelihood

The deaths of the children from malnutrition in July 2016 jolted the state government, prompting CM Patnaik to form a task-force for Nagada.
In Odisha’s hunger hotspot that votes tomorrow, primitive tribe cries for livelihood(Biswajit Mohanty/HT Photo)
In Odisha’s hunger hotspot that votes tomorrow, primitive tribe cries for livelihood(Biswajit Mohanty/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 01:17 PM IST
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Nagada(Jajpur) | ByDebabrata Mohanty

Forest officer points gun at tribals after wages demand

The Wada police have called both the parties for questioning and at the time of going to press, no first information report (FIR) had been registered.
A Range Forest Officer (RFO) from Wada on Wednesday allegedly whipped out his licenced revolver to threaten tribals, who had gone to meet him over the delay in issuance of wages since December 2018.(AFP)
A Range Forest Officer (RFO) from Wada on Wednesday allegedly whipped out his licenced revolver to threaten tribals, who had gone to meet him over the delay in issuance of wages since December 2018.(AFP)
Published on Apr 26, 2019 03:13 AM IST
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Palghar | ByRam Parmar

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Tribals, Muslims, Marathas to decide BJP’s fate in Nandurbar and Dhule

The BJP’s sitting MP Heena Gavit is pitted against Congress’s six-term MLA KC Padvi in Nandurbar. Union minister of state for defence Subhash Bhamre is BJP’s candidate against Congress MLA Kunal Patil in Dhule.
The party’s promise to include the Dhangar (shepherd) community in the ST category, switching of its scholarship schemes to a direct-benefit transfer portal and a delay in changing the panchayats (Extension of Scheduled Areas) Act by the BJP governments in the state and centre has left tribals in Nandurbar unhappy.(PTI)
The party’s promise to include the Dhangar (shepherd) community in the ST category, switching of its scholarship schemes to a direct-benefit transfer portal and a delay in changing the panchayats (Extension of Scheduled Areas) Act by the BJP governments in the state and centre has left tribals in Nandurbar unhappy.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 08:17 AM IST
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Nandurbar/Dhule | BySurendra P Gangan

Maoists kill three tribals in Gadchiroli suspecting them of being police informers

The Maoists believed that the deceased were police informers and they killed them to avenge their alleged involvement in the two encounters with security forces in the forests of Kasnasur-Boriya and Nainer that killed over 40 Maoists in April 2018.
Police said the trio, along with three others, were kidnapped by Left-wing extremists two days ago. The victims were shot dead and their bodies thrown in the open on Tuesday morning.(PTI/Picture for representation)
Police said the trio, along with three others, were kidnapped by Left-wing extremists two days ago. The victims were shot dead and their bodies thrown in the open on Tuesday morning.(PTI/Picture for representation)
Published on Jan 22, 2019 09:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nagpur | ByHT Correspondent

Rajasthan assembly elections: Tribal party from Gujarat challenges BJP, Congress

Gujarat-based Bhartiya Tribal Party or BTP, is reaching out to tribal voters, especially the younger population.
Gujarat-based Bhartiya Tribal Party or BTP, is reaching out to tribal voters, especially the younger population.(PTI)
Gujarat-based Bhartiya Tribal Party or BTP, is reaching out to tribal voters, especially the younger population.(PTI)
Published on Dec 05, 2018 07:05 PM IST
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Dungarpur | ByPress Trust of India

Chopped palms of five tribals killed found scattered in Odisha club

The palms were chopped supposedly to obtain the fingerprints of the five as their faces had been disfigured after being fired from a close distance indiscriminately in 2006. The police had fired on the tribals opposing their displacement for a Tata steel plant after a constable was killed in an arrow attack.
Preserved palms of five of the 13 tribals killed in police firing in Odisha’s Kalinga Nagar in January 2006 were found scattered near a memorial pillar on Sunday.(HT File Photo/Representational Image)
Preserved palms of five of the 13 tribals killed in police firing in Odisha’s Kalinga Nagar in January 2006 were found scattered near a memorial pillar on Sunday.(HT File Photo/Representational Image)
Updated on Nov 19, 2018 07:46 AM IST
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Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty

Maoist attacks must not deter the State from improving the lives of tribals

They are caught in the crossfire between the State and the rebels.Yet development is the only way out of the mess, if not for anyone else, but the tribals, who have been impoverished for years because of the negligence of the Indian state
Doordarshan cameraman Achyuta Nanda Sahu's passes for events he had covered. Sahu died in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, Oct 30, 2018(PTI)
Doordarshan cameraman Achyuta Nanda Sahu's passes for events he had covered. Sahu died in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, Oct 30, 2018(PTI)
Updated on Oct 31, 2018 06:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Homes for tribals could cost BJP votes in Madhya Pradesh

Built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, several tribals describe houses as cramped and uncomfortable; the Congress says that they are highly sub­standard
The tribals have stuck with Chouhan in last two assembly elections but he may not get a thumbs­up from them this time (PTI File Photo)(PTI)
The tribals have stuck with Chouhan in last two assembly elections but he may not get a thumbs­up from them this time (PTI File Photo)(PTI)
Updated on Nov 01, 2018 08:17 PM IST
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Bhopal | ByRanjan Srivastava

Hindustan Purvodyay 2018: Rise in fuel prices due to global factors, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Piyush Goyal, Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Bihar deputy CM Sushil Modi and other personalities are presenting their views on development in India’s eastern states.Here are the highlights

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Hindustan Purvodyay 2018.
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Hindustan Purvodyay 2018.
Updated on Oct 08, 2018 09:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Tribal man carries wife, who took poison, on shoulders to hospital, but fails to save her

Rathod Ram (35) could not save his wife Pushpalatha (30) after she consumed pesticide due to crop failure as a result of recent heavy rains.
Rathod Ram (35), however, could not save his wife Pushpalatha (30), as she was declared brought dead by the doctors at the government hospital at Narnoor.(HT PHOTO)
Rathod Ram (35), however, could not save his wife Pushpalatha (30), as she was declared brought dead by the doctors at the government hospital at Narnoor.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 03, 2018 10:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

Tribals hold hunger strike, bullet train meet called off in Palghar

They said they weren’t informed well in advance about the meeting
An NHSRC official said though the meeting was called off, “We will meet the stakeholders again and a suitable time will be given in advance.”(REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO/HT)
An NHSRC official said though the meeting was called off, “We will meet the stakeholders again and a suitable time will be given in advance.”(REPRESENTATIONAL PHOTO/HT)
Published on Jun 03, 2018 01:36 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRam Parmar, Mumbai
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