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Sep 27, 2019
Dantewada By-Election Results 2019: Congress candidate ahead in Assembly bypoll count by 2,778 votesThe Congress candidate was leading by a margin of 2,778 votes in the Dantewada assembly bypoll where counting was taken up on Friday morning.
Sep 16, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Lauded for dance and music but pushed to margins, Gujarat's Siddi Muslims lament state apathyWhile the kings of princely states had shown a lot of respect and generosity to Gujarat's Siddi Muslims, the post-independence reality has been of rejection, humiliation and neglect as the tribal community struggles to retain its culture, Muslim identity and land
Aug 11, 2019
CBSE increases board exam fees by 24 times for SC, ST students; general category candidates to pay double of earlier amountStudent, who fails to deposit exam fee before last date, will not be registered and will not be allowed to appear in 2019-20 examination, CBSE official said
Jun 04, 2019
Payal Tadvi's suicide exposes how under-representation of Dalits, Adivasis, caste discrimination affect higher education institutesThe 'suicide' of Dr Payal Tadvi is the latest in a long list of lives taken by caste and institutional collusion against Dalits and Adivasis. The gross under-representation of Dalits and Adivasis at every level in institutes of higher education and ubiquity of caste-based discrimination in these spaces go hand in hand.
Feb 21, 2019
Talk of ST status for Assam's 'tea tribes' may give BJP fillip in election year, but real benefits miles away at ground zeroThe tea tribe's sizeable population across Assam makes them a politically important demography for any party in the wake of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Hence, this made for an opportune time to pick up the quota debate.
Jan 15, 2019
Minor gives birth in state-run tribal residential school in Odisha; National Human Rights Commission issues notice to governmentThe National Human Rights Commission issued a notice to the Odisha government on the delivery of a baby girl by a 14-year-old minor student at the hostel of a state-run tribal residential school in Kandhamal district.
Jan 08, 2019
Rajnath Singh says bill providing ST status to six communities in Assam to be introduced in Parliament soonSingh while speaking on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, said the Union Cabinet has approved the proposal in Assam and a bill to this affect will be brought soon.
Dec 13, 2018
Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018 result: Support from SC, ST communities helped propel Congress to majorityIn Chhattisgarh, the constituencies with a high population of Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Scheduled Caste (SC) communities, have contributed hugely in steering Congress towards a thumping victory in the state.
Nov 21, 2018
District Council in Shillong introduces bill to penalise non-tribals claiming to be Khasi tribals; culprits can face jail term of 3 yearsA bill was introduced in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), on the first day of its winter session on Tuesday to penalise non-tribals who claim to be tribals.
Sep 08, 2018
Pre-teens in UP village boycott mid day meal prepared by ‘lower’ caste cook; school throws food after protestsStudents of a primary school in an Uttar Pradesh village refused to have mid day meal on Friday as they couldn't stomach the fact that it was prepared by a woman from a Scheduled Caste