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

Sep 28, 2014

SBTRKT review revelling in mystery

The star remixer blends post-dubstep, house and techno in a flashily complex presentation There are essentially two ways to do electronic music in concert either as a DJ set typically bolstered by retina-scorching visuals, or as a complex and involve...
The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

Oct 01, 2014

Tribal courts' role in US justice grows murky after Montana ruling

Federal judges rule that Michael Bryant Jrs uncounseled conviction in the Northern Cheyenne court must be dismissed Federal prosecutors cant always use past tribal court convictions as proof of a defendants criminal history, a panel of the ninth US c... #Michael Bryant #Montana #United States
The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

Sep 27, 2014

Libya pleads for help in battling terror groups

(AP) -- Libya pleaded with the international community on Saturday to help it stand up to Islamist-allied militias that have taken control of government buildings, saying the United Nations must impose sanctions or risk a terrorist expansion througho... #United Nations #Libya #North Africa #U.S. House of Representatives #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Benghazi, Libya #Tripoli, Libya