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Feb 17, 2017
Pakistan Sufi shrine blast: 35 terrorists killed in security crackdownAt least 35 terrorists were killed as the law enforcement agencies launched a security crackdown across Pakistan on Friday.
Feb 16, 2017
Shurhozelie Liezietsu to be new Nagaland CM, TR Zeliang seeks two-three days to step downNagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Thursday appealed to the agitating tribal groups to give him two-three more days to step down to ensure smooth transition of power, after ruling Naga People's Front legislators backed party supremo Shurhozelie Liezietsu to take over.
Feb 13, 2017
Full text: Nagaland CM TR Zeliang addresses state on All India Radio, calls for end of strike, violenceAs total shutdown called by tribal bodies in Nagaland continue to affect normal life, chief minister TR Zeliang released an emotional statement aired on the All India Radio on Monday with the aim to clarify his stand on the issue of reservation for women in urban local bodies election.
Feb 11, 2017
Portraits of the 'primitive': The Konyaks, Nagaland's headhunting tribe, are the subject of a new exhibitionFanil Pandya's photos of the Konyaks, Nagaland's headhunting tribe, will change your perceptions of 'tribal' people
Feb 01, 2017
Union Budget 2017: Focus on 'welfare schemes' sends right message, it's now up to BJP to convince votersThe Narendra Modi-led BJP government has succeeded in giving a political message through the Union Budget 2017 — it is pro-poor and is inclined to give special thrust to the welfare of the underprivileged and marginalised sections of the society.
Jan 28, 2017
Nagaland civic polls: State faces shutdown as govt to hold elections with 33% quota for womenCivic polls in Nagaland has been boycotted by tribal groups in the state, on account of the government’s decision to reserve 33 percent seats for women in it.
Jan 25, 2017
500 tribal schoolgirls dead: NHRC asks Maharashtra to explain mystery deaths, sexual abuse reportsThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Maharashtra government to explain reports of sexual abuse and mystery deaths of over 500 tribal girls in state-run ashram schools, an official said on Tuesday
Jan 22, 2017
Tribal schools of Maharashtra: Students live and study in abysmal conditionsPrimary and secondary schools run in tribal areas are by-and-large a neglected topic in public discourse. Firstpost published a five-part series that explored some of the issues affecting these schools, and their students.
Jan 20, 2017
Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 5: Students subjected to rampant political interferenceThere are 1,109 tribal residential schools across 16 tribal concentrated districts of Maharashtra – half of the schools are aided by the state, which are run by various NGOs. Most of the NGOs either belong to a politician or someone close to a politician
Jan 19, 2017
Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 4: With poor infrastructure, underqualified teachers, education takes a backseatMost of the tribal students do not even have a separate space to go to after the conclusion of the last lecture. The room in which they spend their night becomes their classroom during the day.