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Central Govt Signs Peace Pact With Tribal Organisations In Assam

The Centre signed an agreement with eight tribal militant organisations based in Assam aiming peace in the region. On September 15, the agreement was signed between groups including All Adivasi National Liberation Army, Adivasi Cobra Militant of Assam, Birsa Commando Force, Santhal Tiger Force, and Adivasi People's Army. The agreement was inked in presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma among… read-more

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 08:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: tribals, Assam, Amit Shah, Peace Pact, Indian Govt


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HRDS Secretary, NGO Secretary Arrested For Threatening Tribals: Kerala

Aji Krishnan, the secretary of an NGO was arrested for allegedly encroaching and threatening tribals. On July 12, the Sholayur police arrested Krishnan, the secretary of High Range Rural Development Society (HRDS) with alleged RSS links. The action was taken after locals from the Tribal community registered a complaint against him, under various sections of the SC/ST Atrocities Act. Krishnan has been remanded under judicial custody.

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 02:50 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: tribals, threatening, Ajij Krishnan, Kerala NGO, encroachment

Odisha Government

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Odisha Govt To launch Climate Resilient Natural Farming In Tribal Areas

Odisha Government, in collaboration with the Rythu Sadhikara Samstha (RySS) is set to launch climate-resilient natural farming in the tribal-dominated region. The initiative will enhance the agriculture sector, following natural traditional ways of farming, in Tribal areas. Spread across 3.15 lakh hectares of farmland, the project will have an investment of around Rs 312 crore over five years, starting in 2022-20223. It will also provide… read-more

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 01:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Odisha government, Agriculture, New Initiative, tribals, Natural Farming


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15 Accused Arrested Under Aliraji Sexual Harassment Case, Says MP Police

Accused in the Alirajpur sexual harassment incident have been arrested on March 14, reported police. Notably, 15 tribal youths have been arrested for allegedly molesting a tribal girl, in full public view, during a festival in Alirajpur. The brutal incident's video went viral, following which the police took action and detained all between 18-32 year age group. However, two people were also arrested for recording and uploading the incident.… read-more

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 - 08:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sexual Harassment, Police, Madhya Pradesh, Alirajpur, tribals

Mumbai's Food Forests

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Mumbai's Forest Hero Grows 10 'Food Forests' Of Fruits, Vegetables

George Remedios, a 36-year-old former Mumbai resident has created multiple food forests with saplings of papayas, guava, mango, and more which has also helped the nearby tribals to benefit from the harvest. His not-for-profit organization called 'Turning Tide' has planted over 1,000 trees and also gives guidance to rooftop gardening. “It would be helpful if we could produce a small fraction of the food we consume,” Remedios said.

Sun, 25 Jul 2021 - 11:54 AM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: environment, city forest, Mumbai, tribals

Courtesy: The Better India

Eligible Tribals inoculated in Nilgiris, TN

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21,800 Eligible Tribals Gets First COVID-19 Dose In TN's Nilgiris

Good news! Nilgiris becomes the first district in TN to complete the administration of the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to the tribals. According to the Nilgiris collector J Innocent Divya, around 21,800 eligible tribals from communities such as Todas, Kotas, Kurumabas, Paniyas, Irulas, and Kattunayakans have received their first dose. Reportedly, the health minister had assured a special quota of vaccines to complete the inoculation within… read-more

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 06:50 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Vaccination, tribals, Odisha, Nilgiris

Courtesy: The Times of India