User: subbu Topic: Adivasi
Category: Specific Issues :: Land
Last updated: Jun 18 2018 11:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Want our approval for Bullet Train? Give us ponds, ambulances, solar lights, doctors: Palghar residents talk tough 18.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Ponds, ambulances, solar street lights and doctors are some of the demands villagers in Maharashtra's Palghar district want met before they give their nod to the government's ambitious bullet train project, say officials. Hoping to overcome the villagers' resistance, the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHRCL), the nodal body to implement the project, has tweaked its strategy to ensure that the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train is on track for a 2022 launch and is agreeing to many of the conditions. Failing to make much headway through mass contact programmes in the 23 villages where it faced extreme resistance, the NHRCL, in a major change in stand, is approaching individual landowners for their demands in addition to the compensation they are due. "We have changed our stance. Earlier, we would gather villagers at village chowks to convince them of the good that the project would do. That did not work, so we have decided that we will now target landowners only and ask village heads to give in ...
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Bullet trains can wait, Palghar villagers want doctors and medicines first 18.6.2018 Zee News : India National
About 110 km of the 508 km train corridor passes through Palghar. The project requires an estimated 300 hectares across 73 villages, affecting about 3,000 people, in the stretch.
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Neil Antonio War joins UDP to strengthen regionalism 16.6.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, June 16: Laitumkhrah – Malki MDC in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), Neil Antonio War has cited his desire to strengthen regionalism as the reason for him joining the United Democratic Party (UDP).
War, welcomed into the party by UDP working president, Paul Lyngdoh in the presence of party vice president Allantry F Dkhar along with other senior party functionaries during a meeting held at the party president’s residence, Dr Donkupar Roy here on Saturday.

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Pilot project to develop FRA lands 15.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
A pilot project to make cultivable the forest lands on which rights were given to tribals in Adilabad district, under the Forest Rights Act, 1996, is
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Podu cultivators on protest path 13.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Seek investment support under Rythu Bandhu scheme
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Tribals denied permission to carry out agricultural activities 12.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Tribals in Thotta Kombai settlement area in Kallipatti village were refused permission by the forest department to carry out agricultural activities
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Living on the river in Arunachal 12.6.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
The Siang is a dramatic river that flows through a beautiful land.
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'Dalits have realised BJP is not for them' 11.6.2018 Rediff: News
'If you look at the entire protest on April 2, you will find it was not only about the Atrocities Act dilution, but the accumulated anger of the Dalit community against the BJP over the last four years.'
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Seminar calls for end to attacks on Dalit adivasis 9.6.2018 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Lands belonging to tribal people are being grabbed, alleges Ilaiah
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No longer a bridge too far for Malkangiri’s isolated tribals 9.6.2018 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Cut off by the Balimela reservoir, 150 villages depended on ferries for basic needs. They have waited five decades for the Gurupriya bridge
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NGOs renew demand for removal of GHADC office-bearer 9.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
NGOs renew demand for removal of GHADC office-bearer
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‘Protect indigenous people, scrap citizenship Bill’ 9.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Protect indigenous people, scrap citizenship Bill’
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Colourful start to Tribal Museum foundation anniv 8.6.2018 Central Chronicle
   Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Tribal artists Bhuri Bai, Arjun Singh Davai and Principal Secretary of Culture Department Manoj Shrivastava opened the five-day long grand event of 5th Foundation Anniversary of Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum began from Wednesday. To begin with the event, the winners of painting competition of international heritage day were awarded. Following the […]
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Assam to move Centre for member in ST panel 8.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Assam to move Centre for member in ST panel
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Lambadas ‘illegally’ occupy abandoned Adivasi houses 8.6.2018 Hindu: News
Police confirm the incidents and say that cases will be booked against the occupants
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Saral Bijli Bill and CM’s Power Bill Surcharge Waiver Scheme approved 7.6.2018 Central Chronicle
One crore 65 lakh beneficiaries to be benefitted Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal,The Cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today approved the Saral Bijli Bill Scheme and Chief Minister’s Bill Surcharge Waiver Scheme for the registered labourers of Mukhya Mantri Jan-Kalyan (Sambal) Scheme-2018. Registered labourers will be eligible under the Mukhya […]
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Prepare scheme to build small dams for expansion of irrigation facility in Tribal dominant areas 7.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has instructed that a scheme should be prepared to build small dams for expansion of irrigation facility in tribal dominant areas. Poor beneficiaries should not face problem in getting payment of MNREGA and Social Security Pension from the banks. All the Collectors should conduct a campaign with the […]
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Mamata Banerjee reshuffles portfolios after dropping three ministers 7.6.2018 Zee News : States
Three ministers - Churamani Mahato, James Kujur and Abani Joardar - resigned on Wednesday, apparently under Mamata Banerjee's instructions.
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Solar Pump Scheme beneficial for all farmers in MP 6.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Sun God is smiling on Madhya Pradesh through solar energy. Solar energy has seen successful application, not only in large MW solar projects in Rewa, Mandsaur and Neemuch and on rooftops of myriad offices and residences, but also in the fields of farmers. The farmers are increasing their production and making farming […]
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NABARD organised mango festival 6.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The tribal population were migrating seasonally to other parts of the country for their livelihood as their own land was not yielding enough to sustain them. Further their land was devoid of irrigation facilities and they depended only on rain. In order to check the migration and help the tribal farmers develop their […]
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