Protest in Bhubaneswar against alleged tinkering with Act

Jaipur: Rajasthan has lowest share in the country in granting land rights to the tribes under the Forest Rights Act. “Rajasthan has 3.10% of the country's forest cover.

However, the court said “the mighty and the undeserving” would be shown no mercy.
Asks States to file affidavits to show verification was fair

Bhopal: A day after Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia’s letter, chief minister Kamal Nath on Sunday constituted a ministerial sub-committee to examine the situation arising out of Supreme Court orde

Critical of Central government’s attitude; vows to resist eviction

Communities are ‘far behind’ in terms of human development, says survey of 1,000 households by Professor Amartya Sen’s institute

Last year in November, Ganeshwadi, a hamlet of Kolam tribals in Maharastra’s Yavatmal, was the first in the district to get water supply through tankers.

Rajasthan’s tribal community in Shahbad region facing poverty, unemployment and malnutrition

An Expert Committee on Tribal Health was constituted jointly by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA), Government of India in the year 2013 under the Chairmanship of Dr.

104 million tribal people, accounting for 8.6 percent of India’s population, are heavily marginalised and discriminated against. Not only are tribal communities socio-economically othered by the mainstream Indian populace, they also face a host of structural inequalities, with access to healthcare being one of the biggest.

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