User: subbu Topic: Adivasi
Category: Specific Issues :: Displacement
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On the boundaries 14.3.2017 FrontLine: Books
A collection of essays that looks at how the history of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands was shaped by colonial intervention. By BURTON CLEETUS
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Tribal oustees demand compensation, job 10.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Kothagudem-Sattupalli rail line work expected to begin soon
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Protecting the rights of tribals 27.2.2017 Hindu: Home
Even as bilateral investment treaties are strengthened, domestic legislation must be implemented
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Naxal-hit villages field own candidates in local body polls 19.2.2017 DNA: India
Lalsu Nogoti, 35, is a practising lawyer in the Naxal-affected Bhamragad tehsil of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. He is the most educated person from the area, which is characterised by dense and remote forest, spread up to the hills of Abhujhmad on Chhattisgarh border. Lalsu is one of the four contestants trying their luck from Arewada-Nelgunda (ST) constituency in the Zilla Parishad polls slated to held on February 21. Backed by 70 tribal gram sabhas, this independent candidate is pitted against the old guards of the BJP, NCP and a Congress rebel. Most of the legal cases he dealt with pertain to police atrocities against a tribal community to which he himself belongs to. ILS Law College and Fergusson College (both Pune) graduate Lalsu completed his schooling at Baba Amte's Ashram (Gadchiroli). His father had passed away when he was still a toddler and his mother had got remarried. According to the villagers – who are pooling Rs 20 from each household in 70 villages to campaign for their candidate ...
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BJP to stage protest against govt's 'failure' 17.2.2017 deccanherald.com
Bharatiya Janata Party will stage a protest against the state government's failure in tackling the problems of the district in the city on February 20, MLA K G Bopaiah said. Briefing reporters here on Friday, he said a protest march will be taken out from General Thimmaiah Circle to the deputy commissioner's office. "The state government has no control over officials. The behaviour of the chief minister has made his Cabinet collegues and officials engage in corruption," he charged. Saying that he had asked not to plant acacia and eucalyptus plants as they are not conducive for ecology, the MLA said that in spite of an appeal made in Legislative Assembly, the officials from Forest Department are coming forward to plant the same saplings. District In-charge minister had promised to give 10 guntas of land to the displaced tribals at Diddalli in Channayyanakote of Virajpet taluk. However, now he is stating that if the land is given in forest area, then he would land up in jail. False promises are creating ...
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Docu sheds light on scars left by communal riot 15.2.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Villagers protest mining in Gadchiroli 26.1.2017 Hindu: Other States
Activists claim promise of employment won’t hold as tribals will only get temporary jobs
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Assam Rifles selects 75 from Mizoram Bru refugee camps 21.1.2017 Hindu: News
Pre-recruitment rally at Naisingpara, Ashapara and Hajachara; more camps will be covered soon
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As Maharashtra makes big mining push, tribals push back (Special to IANS) 21.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Etapalli and Bhamragad talukas, Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Over two nights in early January, Madia Gond tribals -- or Adivasis, as they prefer to be called -- of southeastern Maharashtra gather every year in a clearing to celebrate their pre-harvest festival. They sing, dance and feast on pork and mutton as they worship their deity, Thakur Dev.
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Kaleshwaram oustees seek better deal 10.1.2017 Hindu: National
Farmers who would be affected by the lift irrigation projects stage day-long protest at tahsildar’s office
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CUK promises jobs to 16 through outsourcing agencies 8.1.2017 Hindu: News
50-day agitation by evicted families called off
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Don’t treat dam oustees as beasts: SC to MP govt 6.1.2017 TOI: Home
The Supreme Court castigated the Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday for giving Rs 11,000 as interim help to families displaced by construction of minor dams as against Rs 50,000 given to those who lost their homes to major dam projects.
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Polavaram evacuees stage rasta roko, traffic disrupted 29.12.2016 Hindu: National
DEVIPATNAM (East Godavari): The Polavaram project evacuees’ association on Wednesday staged a rasta roko in the submerged mandals of the Agency area, demanding package for the displaced as per the new...
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Status of tribal development remains poor: Ministry report 28.12.2016 Hindu: National
The tribal population In India lags behind other social groups on social various parameters, such as child mortality, infant mortality, number of anaemic women, says the latest annual report of the ...
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Tribal rights are human rights as standard for bridging divide between development, social justice 27.12.2016 New Kerala: India News
Tribal rights are human rights as standard for bridging divide between development, social justice
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'Don't sanction reserve forest land to tribals' 24.12.2016 deccanherald.com
Kodagu Eki-karana Ranga leader P M Muthanna has warned of filing a contempt of court petition in the Supreme Court if the tribals are sanctioned sites in the Diddalli reserve forest. Briefing mediapersons here on Saturday, he said some agitators have been sanctioned land under Forest Rights Act, Ashraya and other schemes. The land falling under reserve forest should not be given to the displaced tribals. Instead, the tribals should be rehabilitated on Paisari land, he demanded. J K Muthamma, who was leading the agitation at Diddalli was sanctioned 4.40 acres of land on Survey Number 107/7A under Forest Rights Act at Chennangi. Similarly, some families, who have been rehabilitated, have encroached upon the forest land, he said. He urged the district administration to enrol all 577 families under Aadhaar scheme. The tribals leaders who had accused the Forest Department officials of collecting Rs 6.80 lakh in the name of sanctioning land at Diddalli forest should be probed by the CID, she ...
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CM orders rehabilitation of tribals in Kodagu 20.12.2016 deccanherald.com
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday directed officials to immediately rehabilitate tribals who have been displaced from their homes in Diddalli in Virajpet taluk in Kodagu district. After receiving a representation from a delegation of activists led by Kannada actor-turned-activist Chethan, Siddaramaiah directed Social Welfare Minister H Anjaneya to ensure that alternative accommodation is provided for the tribals. The delegation urged the chief minister to ensure that the tribals are rehabilitated at the earliest. Anjaneya will be visiting Diddalli on December 24. He has asked authorities to be present on the day of his visit. Siddaramaiah said that the government is committed to rehabilitate the tribals and that it has also identified land for the purpose. Recently, as many as 577 families were evicted from their houses by the Forest department as they had encroached upon the Devamachi reserve forest. The issue came to fore after there were nude protests by some tribals. Since then, activists have ...
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Polavaram work going on at a snail’s pace: Jagan 8.12.2016 Hindu: News
Government accused of letting down project oustees
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Two decades on, tribals' repatriation to Mizoram from Tripura uncertain 7.12.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Despite Supreme Court directions and the Union Home Ministry's initiative, the repatriation of tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram hangs in balance even after two decades.
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Self-governance key to safeguard tribal rights, says Vidyasagar Rao 19.11.2016 Hindu: Cities
Maharashtra Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao favoured self-governance of tribal communities to safeguard their right to access and manage the community’s own resources.This will lead to good governance in ...
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