Oram denied entry [Kalinga Nagar]

JAJPUR, Jan. 24. — Former Union Minister and state BJP president Mr Juel Oram had to face the wrath of agitating tribals including women in Kalinga Nagar today. The tribals prevented Mr Oram from entering…

Orissa : Radicals stand by tribals

BHUBANESWAR, Jan. 20. — Displaying a rare resolve, a dozen mass organisations and revolutionaries working among the poor in different parts of the state declared that they shall not allow any displacement of tribals and…

Tribal families to get title deeds on February…

KOZHIKODE: The third anniversary of Muthanga tribal agitation and `Jogi' remembrance meeting will be observed with various programmes by the Adivasi Gothrasabha and its political affiliate, Rashtriya Mahasabha at Aralam and Iritti in Kannur district…

SC/ST grants for higher studies get CCEA nod

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 19: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved a fellowship scheme for providing financial help to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students wanting to pursue higher studies. Read More

Tribals losing interest in Hindu festivals

SNS, PARALAKHEMUNDI, Jan. 18. — Makara Sankranti used to be celebrated with much pomp and grandeur amongst the tribals in the district but over the years, the celebrations have actually become a low key affair.…

Dalit teacher assaulted in Bihar village

NDTV.com / January 19 2006 Dalit teacher assaulted in Bihar village A teacher was brutally assaulted in a Bihar village by locals who couldn't accept the fact that their children were being taught by a…

Tribal girls stand up against child marriage

Sify news / 18 January , 2006 New Delhi: They may not have come of age, but these innocent girls showed exemplary courage and determination to stand up against evils of child marriageTwelve-year-old Chanigalla Susheela…