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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 21, 2014

13 men jailed for gang-raping Indian tribal woman

An Indian court on Saturday sentenced 13 people, including a village headman, to 20 years in jail for gang-raping a More.....
The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

Sep 23, 2014

The Iraqi town where former foes are combining to fight Islamic State

Sunnis uniting with Shias in Thuluyah as tribal leaders point to example of how war against Isis Islamic militants can be won The metal-hulled boats carry out the wounded for treatment, as well as fruit to sell at market. They bring in supplies of co...
The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

Sep 21, 2014

Profile: Abdullah Abdullah

Abdullah Abdullah has finally agreed to share power with his rival Ashraf Ghani, who has been named the Afghan president-elect. The former foreign minister, who believes that the title of the president has been stolen from him twice, has agreed to be... #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #Taliban #Burhanuddin Rabbani #Ashraf Ghani #Abdullah Abdullah