tribal peoples

‘Sangma not representative of tribals’


July 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 12 (IANS) A key tribal organisation Thursday slammed NDA presidential candidate P.A. Sangma for proclaiming himself a representative of the community and accused him of playing the ... Read more...

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National meet to discuss tribal welfare issues


March 27th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Around 5,000 delegates from different tribal groups across the country will attend a three-day All India Adivasi Mahasabha at the Talkatora Stadium here from Monday. ... Read more...

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Wasnik expresses concern over low conviction rate for cases of atrocities against SC/STs


March 26th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Mukul Wasnik, has expressed concern over low conviction rate for cases of atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Tribes (SC/STs).Speaking here today ... Read more...

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Rights groups threaten fast for Maoists’ release


December 8th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Demanding release of recently arrested senior Maoists, including state committee secretary Sudip Chongdar alias Kanchan, and withdrawal of forces from West Bengal's Maoist-affected districts, civil rights groups here ... Read more...

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Gyaneshwari accident: CBI submits charge sheet


November 29th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday submitted its charge sheet to a court in the May 28 Gyaneshwari Express accident, holding the pro-Maoist tribal Peoples' Committee ... Read more...

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Vedanta mine project rejection, a major win for Dongria tribe: Survival Intl.


August 24th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): Survival International, an organization supporting tribals worldwide for over four decades, on Tuesday claimed a major victory for itself and the Dongria Tribe in India's eastern Orissa state after ... Read more...

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Tribal rights body demands probe of Kalinganagar violence


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): London-based tribal rights organization Survival International has called for an urgent investigation into the increased violence against tribal peoples in the state of Odisha, India.Police have fired ... Read more...

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Help us, say tribals in India’s new war zone


April 13th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), April 13 (IANS) Exactly one week has passed since Maoists butchered 76 security personnel in the forests of Dantewada. Hundreds of thousands of poor tribals in the ... Read more...

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Church of England sells Vedanta shares over Orissa human rights


February 6th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 5 (IANS) In a major victory for human rights campaigners, the Church of England Friday sold off its shares, worth 3.75 million pounds, in the Indian-owned mining ... Read more...

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British government slams Vedanta Resources


October 12th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) The British government Monday criticised the global mining group Vedanta Resources, owned by Indian-born billionaire Anil Agarwal, for failing to consult tribal populations in Orissa before launching operations ... Read more...

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UK Government blasts Vedanta for mistreatment of Oriya tribals


October 12th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.12 (ANI): The British Government today blasted FTSE-100 company Vedanta Resources over its treatment of the Dongria Kondh tribe in Orissa, India.The damning verdict came after a nine month investigation into ... Read more...

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Tribals at greatest risk from swine flu, says report


September 30th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.30 (ANI): A report launched today by human rights group Survival International shows that tribal peoples across the world are at greatest risk from swine flu, as many have poor immunity ... Read more...

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CPI adds flavour to battle for Bastar


March 10th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) has turned the battle for Chhattisgarh's Bastar Lok Sabha seat into a triangular fight by fielding a popular tribal figure from the ... Read more...

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