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Ranchi: The Adivasi hostel at Jail More on Tuesday turned into a meeting ground for student leaders, tribal mentors and Opposition heavyweights who ... retired IPSofficer and former chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Rameshwar Oraon, activists Dayamani Barla and Prem Sahi ...
Normal life was affected in Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha today due to disruptions in rail and road traffic, forced closure of offices and vandalism of properties during the "Bharat Bandh" called by Dalit and tribal organisations against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Large-scale ...

Kolkata/Patna/Ranchi/Bhubaneswar, Apr 2 (PTI) Rail and road traffic got disrupted and properties vandalised across Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha today as violence erupted during protests by Dalit and tribal organisations against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
The tourism minister of Jharkhand, Amar Kumar Bauri said, “Jharkhand is still unexplored by tourists and is a hidden jewel. Just 50 km from Ranchi there are several waterfalls. We wish to promote tourism without causing any dent to the way of life of tribals.” The event was supported by all major National ...
Families from the tribal belts of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and West Bengal are joining a labour force in Munnar's tea plantations that was once predominantly ... Also from the Munda tribe, Amos Lomga, a matriculate from West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, used to drive a pickup van in Palamau.
He bagged 3 gold medals during the 2014 National School Games held in Ranchi and bagged 10 medals at the Jharkhand Archery Championships. He also finished 17th in the junior individual round with a score of 648, a promising beginning for an international archer debut. “Even as a little boy, ...

The 17-year-old comes from a tribal belt in Jharkhand and has already secured over a 100 medals in state and national level tournaments. The journey began six years ago when Gora was training at the Arjuna Archery Academy in Kharswan. B Srinivas Rao, his current coach spotted Gora there and ...
... is a globetrotter who is as much at home in Zurich's waterfronts as he is in tribal belt Takra. After the session organised by Loyola Alumni Association at Centre for Excellence here last Monday and a trip to Ranchi last Wednesday, Prashant is now observing Jharkhand landscapes in Khunti and sketching ...
... of the road in Chaibasa town of eastern Jharkhand state. The incident took place at Chiabasa-Chakardhar NH 75. According to the information, two tribal families had gathered to perform a prayer for a wedding during which a speeding car came and rammed into 15 people. Four people died on the spot.
Disciplinary and methodological differences apart, knowledge is in many ways integrative, inclusive, composite and non-differentiating. The Archaeoastronomy of a Few Megalithic Sites of Jharkhand does this well — in it astronomy, archaeology, culture-studies and geometry integrate with history and tribal ...
The NCM has also cited an example of Assam where many tribals are “denied” their special rights. “The British, during their regime, had taken tribals of Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Odisha to Assam as labour in tea gardens. They have been denied their tribal rights in Assam all these ...
Crimes against Scheduled Tribes in Kerala increased substantially between 2014 and 2016. ... If we hear regular stories of tribal resistances against corporations mining minerals in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, it is because these States alone account for most of India's bauxite, coal, iron ore, and ...
JAMSHEDPUR: A tribal man allegedly killed his 10-year-old son by drowning him in a pond in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district, police said today. The incident happened at Upper Soli village on Sunday, about 65 kilometres from here, under the jurisdiction of Dalbhumgarh police station, the police said.
Several tribal communities have a long history of live-in relationships where couples cohabit out of wedlock and even have children. ... Bastar and Jharkhand have a system of dormitories called the Ghotul or the Dhumkuria (currently in decline and often looked down by non tribals as primitive and immoral) ...
The tribals in areas like Khunti, Gumla and Simdega districts have installed huge stone plaques and signboards that warn outsiders against entering, ... New Delhi: Setting off alarm bells for Jharkhand administration, a tribal group in the state has created an independent area mere 35 km from Ranchi, ...
WINNING STREAK: Selay Soy with his medal and trophy in Jamshedpur earlier this week. Picture by Bhola Prasad. Jamshedpur: Jharkhand may have finished 17th at the inaugural Khelo India School Games, but 16-year-old steel city pugilist Selay Soy did pull some solid punches to return home with not ...
"A total of 465 tribal musicians from across the Kolhan region as well as adjoining states of Odisha and Bengal came together to play unified tribal music, choreographed by Jitrei Hansda, a renowned theatre artist from Jharkhand," Pankaj Kumar Satija, General Manager (OMQ), Tata Steel, said.

Veteran BJP MP Karia Munda, one of Jharkhand's most respected tribal parliamentarians who has been Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker and Union minister in the past, said there was a "big conspiracy to misguide tribals across India" to conduct the ceremony of erecting stone slabs, meant to be a sign of ...
The BJP is claiming that it is the messiah of tribal communities and hence people in Tripura should defeat the Left Front and vote the BJP-IPFT alliance ... Left Front govt. has ensured much better provision of healthcare facilities for tribals than the BJP run govts. of Gujarat, MP, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.
Investigation revealed the account belonged to Monokia Devi Tudu, a tribal woman from Jharkhand. Police officers said this led them to Das, the kingpin of the voice phishing racket. Cops said Das worked with his relatives and friends. A police officer said Das, his uncles and three friends illegally procured ...
Jamshedpur : Under the banner of The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), its Jharkhand State Chapter in association with Faith in India NGO, and CSIR-NML Jamshedpur launched a project entitled 'Health, Hygiene & Nutrition Solutions Project for Scheduled Tribes of Jharkhand'. The meeting ...
Children belonging to disadvantaged groups—Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs), and those below poverty line (BPL)—face problems and ... The following objectives are set forth for the study: i) To find out the status of implementation of various provisions of the RTE in schools in both tribal ...
Sumitra Soren of Bhurkundi village in Deoghar district of Jharkhand has a greater wisdom in handling drinking water. Her simple practice of keeping drinking water covered in a pot on a raised platform called garsadi or ghirsuri has considerable significance. What Soren practices is not only the revival of an ...
The fair, organised by the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha's Littipara MLA Simon Marandi, who is from Dumaria village, is considered a major event here, with programmes on Santhali culture and traditions drawing tribals from villages as far as 40 km away. Named after tribal icons Siddo Murmu and Kanu Murmu, ...
Started in 1984 in the US, TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a series of short and powerful talks based on its motto, Ideas worth spreading, which Shah Rukh Khan is helming for TED Talks India. But, when an institution organises a TED talk independently, a small x is suffixed to it, like in the ...
Applauding the State government's initiatives for drafting sustainable policies, the Governor further added, “Today Jharkhand is at second place after ... Under the specific tribe food scheme, all the primary tribal families covered by the National Food Security Act are being provided food grains up to 35 ...
His small flock of eight people was meditating on Scripture on Christmas Eve in Harmu village of Ranchi District, Jharkhand state, when twice as many Hindu nationalists brandishing wooden sticks intruded, shouting, “Praise Bajrang Bali.” Bajrang Bali is another name for the popular monkey god Hanuman ...
PATNA: Even as the Jharkhand government struggles to put the public distribution system (PDS) in the state in order, the death of yet another person allegedly due to starvation has brought the focus back on the problems crippling the biometric authentication of Aadhaar. Lukhi Murmu, a 32-year-old tribal ...
Giridih/Ranchi: A 40-year-old tribal woman dead of starvation in Sewatand village of Giridih district in Jharkhand. The woman, identified as Budhni Soren, was a widow and had a 7-year-old son as her only family member. Budhni was not getting any ration as leave aside Aadhar card, she had no ration card ...
New Delhi: With the rescue of a 14-year-old domestic help from her employer's house in north west Delhi's Model Town, the issue of fake placement agencies and human trafficking of tribal girls from remote areas of Jharkhand on the pretext of a good life has come to the forefront. The minor girl – who was ...
... Bengali writer-activist Mahasweta Devi on her 92nd birth anniversary with a doodle depicting her contribution to literature and her work with the tribal ... work, Devi was also known for her social work for the rights of tribal communities in West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.
The taint of five alleged starvation deaths in less than four months is hanging heavy over Jharkhand, which is struggling to knock its public distribution system ... to provide ration to beneficiaries even if they do not have Aadhaar cards, but problems persist and are often reported from villages in tribal pockets.
Ranchi: Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India, popularly known as Trifed, will organise a 10-day tribal festival called Adi Mahotsav in ... Tribals from Assam, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh will participate in the festival.
Ranchi: A tribal activist, campaigning against the state government's move to amend age-old tenancy laws, was sent to jail on Friday under judicial custody after ... Kullu, a native of Simdega, is associated with Jharkhand Bachao Andolan Manch and has taken part in several agitations against CNT and SPT ...
NEW DELHI: A 14-year-old girl employed as a domestic worker was allegedly brutally assaulted by her lady employer who is a doctor and a resident of a upscale Model Town in North Delhi. A tribal, the child who hails from a village in Jharkhand was allegedly attacked with scissors, burnt, beaten and also ...
Ranchi: Jharkhand High Court on Monday ordered the state government to furnish details of inmates lodged in jails in a PIL initiated suo motu on the ... moved high court on Monday to expedite criminal proceedings long pending before criminal courts in Jharkhand against hundreds of tribal, Dalit and other ...
Jamshedpur: A number of trains, including Tatanagar-Dhanbad Express and Kharagpur-Hatia Passenger, were cancelled while many others had been to be rescheduled because of a rail roko by Jharkhand Disom Party at several stations in Bengal under Chakradharpur and Adra divisions of South ...
The State Tribal Welfare Department is set to document Adivasi festivals of 12 States in the country. Collecting photographs of 12 such fests, the department has ... of Gujarat and Karam of Jharkhand. A common tribal festival of 36 tribes of Tamil Nadu will also feature in the calender. Three festivals of tribes ...
Kolkata: Train services were severely disrupted across West Bengal because of fog and blockades by tribal organisations across the state. Thousands of ... The tribals were protesting against changes made in 2016 to land laws that allow non-tribals to buy tribal land in Jharkhand. However, no such ...
A group of tribals of Bhagabila village in Chaibasa (Jharkhand) is demanding a separate 'Kolhan Estate Government' citing the British Raj norms. However, the move has led to as many as 43 people being booked for sedition, criminal conspiracy, and other charges so far. One such tribal has been arrested ...
Two hundred youngsters from the Maoist-affected areas of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh were in Jaipur for the past one week and learned about various things ranging from Rajasthan's architectural and cultural heritage to career avenues. The youngsters, aged 18 to 25 years, were here under the 10th ...
PATNA: Some tribal women in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district have caused a furore by staging protests in the nude and getting such protests photographed, prompting the state government to order an investigation. Photographs of the protests by the middle-aged women wearing nothing other than placards ...
The Raghubar Das government had banned the book and suspended Sekhar from his position as a government doctor at Pakur immediately after the issue rocked the Jharkhand assembly's monsoon session in August. Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Sita Soren alleged in the House that ...
Ranchi: A senior Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and legislator Simon Marandi on Saturday night brought organised a 'Kissing Fest' for tribal couples in Jharkhand's Talpahari village, situated within his constituency Littipara. "The kissing competition was organised to promote love and modernity.
An alleged “kissing competition” in a local fair in Littipara Assembly constituency of Jharkhand's Pakur district on the evening of December 9 has led to a row, with the state BJP criticising Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) MLA Simon Marandi, who had attended the programme, of trivialising tribal culture.
Simon Marandi, a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator who organised the competition, said it was an initiative to check growing cases of divorces and differences between couples in the tribal community here. “Tribals are basically innocent and less educated. Due to which, the family system is ...
Jamshedpur: Addressing the large gathering at the Tusu Mela, Arjun Munda said that protecting and preserving the Adivasi culture and traditions was important. He said it was everyone's duty to save the legacy of their forefathers. He said the tribal people should unite to protect their ancient heritage and ...
What Soren practices is not only the revival of an age-old tradition of the Santhal tribes, but also a scientific behaviour regarding drinking water hygiene. Palojori, the administrative block under which Bhurkundi falls and Jama are part of the Santhal Pargana division where tribes constitute 29.88% of the ...
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das Tuesday presented a Rs 80,200-crore budget for 2018-19 focused on tribal areas and Scheduled Castes. The budget was, however, presented in the Assembly in the absence of the Opposition, which staged a walkout after some Jharkhand Mukti Morcha legislators ...
The Adiwasi Chhatra Sangh (ACS) and several other tribal groups have called for a day-long Ranchi bandh on January 11 to protest against the reservation policies allegedly being neglected in the recruitment of Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) and Ranchi University. Tribal outfits have ...


 

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