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#Notebandi frontlines: In tribal areas, low literacy & cellphone use; few ATMs

By Shreya Shah Dhar/Jhabua/Khargone (Madhya Pradesh): Santosh Bavash, 30, said he knew about the internet. "Ive heard it tells you about the future," he told...

Uttar Pradesh has highest cases of atrocities against SCs

New Delhi : Poll-bound Uttar Pradesh has reported the highest number of cases of atrocities against the Scheduled Castes (SC) in 2015 while the...

20,000 Tribal families homeless, 14,000 Tribal families landless in Kerala, reveals state govt data

By Shafeeq Hudawi, TwoCircles.net Thiruvananthapura: The frequently heard Kerala model of development is nothing more than an hype if figures presented by the State...

Former tribal insurgent leader shot dead in Manipur

Imphal : Hmar National Army leader Lalthanshang Hmar was shot dead on Tuesday in Churachandpur district of Manipur, police said. Some unidentified persons barged into...

Scheduled Tribe status for six Assam communities

New Delhi : The committee formed to recommend communities of Assam for granting the Scheduled Tribe (ST) status will submit its report shortly, Minister...

Bengal woman found living with father’s corpse

Kolkata : A tribal woman in West Bengal's Burdwan district was found living with the decomposed body of her father, police said on Sunday. This...

Stars of North-East donate blankets to homeless in Guwahati

By TCN News GUWAHATI : The 'Stars of North East' (SoNE) undertook a blanket distribution project targeting the poor of Guwahati on Friday night....

Two decades on, tribals’ repatriation to Mizoram from Tripura uncertain

By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala/Aizawl : Despite Supreme Court directions and the Union Home Ministry's initiative, the repatriation of tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram...

NHRC asks Maharashtra to explain deaths of 500 tribal schoolgirls

Mumbai, (IANS) : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Maharashtra government to explain reports of sexual abuse and mystery deaths of...

Allocation for SC, ST, minorities gets boost in budget

New Delhi, (IANS) : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that the government will give special importance to implementation of schemes for the...

Fact-finding team to Bastar reports cases of fake ecounters, arrests and rapes in the...

By TCN News A group comprising of Sanjay Parate, Secretary State CPI-M, Vineet Tiwari, Joshi-Adhikari Institute of Social Studies and CPI, New Delhi, Archana Prasad,...

Tribal Affairs Ministry gets Rs 5,329 crore in Budget

New Delhi, (IANS) : The Tribal Affairs Ministry has been allocated Rs 5,329 crore -- almost 10 per cent more than the previous year --...

Reports on Attapadi tribals exaggerated: Minister

Thiruvananthapuram : Reports about the death of infants in the Attapadi tribal settlements in Palakkad district are exaggerated and far from the truth, Rural...

सोनभद्र: कोई नहीं चाहता कि आदिवासी अपनी ज़मीन पर चुनाव लड़े

सिद्धांत मोहन, TwoCircles.net ओबरा(सोनभद्र): संविधान की भाषा में आदिवासी से ज्यादा जनजाति शब्द प्रचलित है, और आरक्षण की भाषा में बात करें तो जनजातियां अनुसूचित...

Special unit for northeast people got 416 complaints, Delhi HC told

New Delhi: A special unit set up to register complaints from northeast people residing in Delhi submitted a status report in the Delhi High...

In Ambedkar University, an afternoon of Dalit assertion and pride with Ginni Mahi

By Pritam Singh Tinna, Twocircles.net Music events are part and parcel of every University campus, but on February 1, the Ambedkar University campus students witnessed...

The Adivasi question in Uttar Pradesh

By Vidya Bhushan Rawat Uttar Pradesh Assembly election dates have been announced. Parties will soon make promises but the condition of Kol adivasis in Bundelkhand...

Attacks against minorities, Dalits grew sharply in BJP-led regime: US report

Washington, (IANS) : Religious tolerance has deteriorated and religious freedom violations have increased in India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's regime, a report by...

‘Chalo Thiruvananthapuram’ will bring forth issues of Dalits and Adivasis, expose Kerala model of...

By Shafeeq Hudawi, Twocircles.net Thiruvananthapuram: On the lines of Chalo Una movement in Gujarat followed by Chalo Udupi in Karnataka, Kerala will see the Chalo...

Adivasi girl in Kerala college branded mentally ill; ostracised for speaking against discrimination

By Shafeeq Hudawi, Twocircles.net It is no secret that students from the marginalised communities have been at the receiving end of casteist abuse across the...