Private plots in Chennai suburbs leave Irular tribals trapped

With areas surrounding their houses developing, Irulars’ access routes have been blocked

published on : 28th September 2021

Tribals arrested for killing, burying jumbo four years ago

The suspects – M Eswaran (40), S Katturaja (27) and S Nithish Kumar (24) – buried the carcass without informing authorities. Nithish died in a road accident in 2019. 

published on : 27th September 2021

Irked over Maoist violence, Chhattisgarh village turn up at police station to complain

The tribal inhabitants expressed resentment against the killing of supervisor Sandeep Jala and thrashing of labourers engaged in road construction in their area.

published on : 25th September 2021

Jharkhand village ostracizes families that converted to Christianity

The decision was taken after the gram sabha made repeated requests to the families to return back to Sarna Religion, but in vain.

published on : 21st September 2021

A little govt push can help tribals get respite in Adilabad

 It appears if neither the Centre nor the State government give two hoots about the development of tourism spots in erstwhile Adilabad district.

published on : 21st September 2021

Congress sees tribal as vote bank, has done nothing for them, says Home Minister Amit Shah

  Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said no party has done as much the BJP has done for tribal welfare.

published on : 19th September 2021

TN to get welfare commission for Adi Dravidars, tribals

CM says new body will protect rights of SC&ST communities , Four spl courts for cases related to SC/ST Act to be set up , Steps to be taken to e-enable all services of State govt

published on : 9th September 2021

Full-fledged tribal museum at Bhadrachalam still a distant dream

The tribals have been urging the government to set up a larger museum next to the Ramalayam temple since 2000, so that more tourists could learn about their culture.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Pushed to the wall, Malai Kuravars bring pigs, baskets to prove their ST identity

While these tribals, who live in Aathupakkam village in Gummidipoondi, have land pattas and other documents and basic amenities, they still do not have a community certificate.

published on : 1st September 2021

Tribal man searching for missing wife lynched on suspicion of being thief in MP

The victim identified as Kanhaiya Lal Bheel succumbed to wounds later on Thursday only at Neemuch district hospital.

published on : 28th August 2021

Choice of safety keeps tribal settlers in Anamalai Tiger Reserve in dark for decade

This 1km move has rendered them ‘encroachers’ according to the Forest Rights Act of 2006, and therefore, ineligible for an electricity connection.

published on : 25th August 2021

Irulars still dream of owning land and stable lives

Owning a piece of land remains a dream for people belonging to the Irular community.

published on : 22nd August 2021

HC notice to govt over PIL seeking facilities for Telangana tribals

The PIL stated that the Forest Department officials and police personnel were instead forcibly evicting tribals from their lands.

published on : 20th August 2021

Forest-Plus 2.0: Improving greenscapes, enriching tribals’ lives

Forest-Plus 2.0 aims to improve forest landscape and thereby increase economic opportunities for the tribal people in nearby settlements.

published on : 14th August 2021

Pandemic-hit tribals of TN's Kotagiri craft a new life

Most of the 120 families in the hamlet of Semmanarai belong to the Kurumba and Irula tribes, and own small patches of land used to cultivate pepper, coffee and cotton.

published on : 10th August 2021
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