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Govt may restrict MNREGA to tribal, backward districts Gadkari

Sep 15, 2014

Govt may restrict MNREGA to tribal, backward districts Gadkari

The government on Monday indicated that it may restrict the rural job scheme MNREGA only to tribal and backward districts of the country. #India #UPA #Nitin Gadkari #TheySaidIt #NDA #Rural Development Minister #MNREGA #Tribal areas #backward districts #employment programme
The Forest Rights Act needs to go Tribals aren't part of a tiger reserve

Sep 12, 2014

The Forest Rights Act needs to go Tribals aren't part of a tiger reserve

The Forest Rights Act is a needless piece of misguided legislation intended to protect tribals, but it actually retards development and investment in the states that need them the most #Development #InMyOpinion #Vedanta #Forest Rights Act #Land acquisition #Modi government #Forest Rights act (2006) #Tribal Right #ST population
Three new polio cases found in Pakistan's Khyber Agency

Sep 12, 2014

Three new polio cases found in Pakistan's Khyber Agency

According to health officials, the three cases have been reported in Khyber Agency, Pakistan, Dawn online reported. #Pakistan #Taliban #UN #WHO #Polio vaccine #Waziristan #polio #Khyber Agency #tribal area
Full U-turn Modi govt may scrap required tribal nod to use forest land

Sep 09, 2014

Full U-turn Modi govt may scrap required tribal nod to use forest land

Various ministries are debating means to ensure that the approval for the use forest land for industrial purposes be cleared directly by the Centre. #India #Business #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Industrial Growth #Environmental clearance #Tribal Affairs Ministry #Forest Rights act (2006)
Forgotten people of Telangana Primitive tribe survives on animals

Sep 05, 2014

Forgotten people of Telangana Primitive tribe survives on animals

The majority of the 57 families in Chenchu Colony, a tribal hamlet of Chennapur village, survive on rats, cats, dogs, squirrels and other animals they hunt. #didyouknow #Andhra Pradesh #Telangana #tribals #Scheduled Tribe #Chenchus

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The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

Feb 04, 2013

The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

The poor custodians of natural resources on the ground have become dispensable pawns in the games the growth and the green lobbies play. #Development #InMyOpinion #MINING #forests #tribals #natural resources

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The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

Sep 18, 2014

Law firm's report: ND tribal leader abused power

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — The leader of an oil-rich American Indian nation is accused of using his position to benefit from business partners' lucrative oil field contracts and attempting to extort money from other companies for the go-ahead on projects... #North Dakota #Missouri #Kansas City, MO #Stephen Hill
The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

Sep 17, 2014

'Tribal' band gets cold shoulder

Auckland-based Scottish "tribal" musicians hoping to drum in an independent homeland tomorrow claim highland games organisers are shunning them for being too rabble-rousing."We come across as too raw, mongrel-like, which we believe..... #North Dakota #Missouri #Kansas City, MO #Stephen Hill
The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

Sep 18, 2014

Indigenous peoples - in pictures

Survival International , the global movement for tribal peoples rights, has held its first photographic competition to mark its 45th anniversary. The photographs give an insight into the diversity and unique ways of life of tribal and indigenous peop... #London #Ethiopia #Philippines