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Retired school teacher offers free education to children of primitive tribes in Jharkhand

Sabar says he gets immense satisfaction from his work as he also has gone through similar hardship and even had to work as a daily wage labourer to pay his college fees

Published on 22nd December 2020
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How this 30-year-old from Chhattisgarh ensures that no animal, tiger or deer, loses its life to a snare trap

To this effect, M Suraj has won the Conservation Hero Grant of Rs 10,00,000 from The Habitats Trust so that he can continue his anti-snare walks and involve and more and more people. Read his story 

Published on 18th December 2020
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Our Forest Dream might be a children’s book, but it does a swell job in educating even adults about the Forest Rights Act

Ideated and written by the good folk at Nilgiris Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups' Federation, the book Our Forest Dream is now finally available in English as well. We find out what it’s about

Published on 2nd December 2020
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OBC body writes to Health Minister asking why OBC quota hasn’t been implemented in medical seats yet, despite HC order

OBC students of this country have lost during the current academic year 2020-21 alone, nearly 3758 PG/UG seats under AIQ and in the past also, have lost thousands of seats, letter said

Published on 27th November 2020
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Meet Vinod, the first student from Kerala's Cholanaikkan tribe to set out on the path to a PhD

Vinod is researching the socio-economic background of Cholanaikkans and Kattunaikkans and he is doing this at CUSAT

Published on 17th November 2020
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Use digital tech to give India's tribals knowledge, legal info: SC Advocate Sanjay Upadhyay on sustainable development

Unless we are serious about including them in the decision-making process, we will not get there, SC Advocate Sanjay Upadhyay added while speaking at the New Indian Express' e-expression

Published on 16th November 2020
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This organisation in Mumbai trains aspiring Gen Z social entrepreneurs to volunteer for the right causes

TribesforGOOD connects young and socially-conscious children in the city with non-profit organisations who are in need of the talent and can benefit from a few extra hands

Published on 4th November 2020
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Kerala implements EWS reservation: Why are so many people criticising a national mandate?

The Kerala government's implementation of EWS reservation in KAS posts and educational institutions has been criticised by many

Published on 30th October 2020
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Ambedkarite student group of Pondicherry University claims violation of reservation policy in admissions

The group claimed that 33 departments have implemented the EWS reservations without implementing SC, ST and OBC reservations properly

Published on 26th October 2020
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The curious case of Mridul Rawat's NEET score: Is he India's topper in the ST category or not?

Mridul Rawat scored a 650 according to his OMR sheet. But his scorecard said 329. Multiple emails and corrections later, he has now been wrongly declared the ST topper in NEET

Published on 20th October 2020
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Remember the viral Wildlife Map of Odisha? Meet the designer who illustrated it in great detail

Captured by the Wildlife Map of Odisha, we track the works of visual designer Sudarshan Shaw and understand how it is in the discovery of India that he found the voice for his art. Check it out!
 

Published on 14th October 2020
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No reservation for OBCs in National Law Universities: DMK MP

In a letter to Union Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the DMK leader said there was a blatant and deliberate violation of the OBC Reservation Policy in NLUs

Published on 10th October 2020
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Being Archana Soreng: How a young tribal girl from Odisha went on to address the United Nations

When in school, Archana had participated in an essay-writing competition that required her to find out about her own tribal community and that's where her journey really began. This is how it went on

Published on 7th October 2020
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JU prof Maroona Murmu files police complaint under SC/ST Act after facing casteist remarks by student on FB

Numerous academicians, scholars, students from around the world have come in support of Dr Murmu and filed a petition to the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes seeking action

Published on 11th September 2020
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Students storm Twitter after Ambedkar University Delhi says SC, ST students from 3 lakh/pa homes and over are not eligible for fee waiver

 

The students have also been asked to produce caste certificates from NCT of Delhi and will only be eligible if their community is recognised the the NCT of Delhi government

Published on 8th September 2020

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