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From working in a brick kiln to doing a PhD on how Irula kids can study better, this TN man's story is inspiring

A former child labourer and a school dropout, Dhamodharan Muniyan has now completed his PhD thesis on the education levels of children in the Irula tribes

Published on 7th April 2021
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Women's Day: Why the first person to establish friendly contact with the Sentinelese believes that we mustn't try to civilise them

Madhumala's years of research resulted in 20 research papers and a book on the tribes of Car Nicobar, which were immediately sent across the world to be taught at universities

Published on 6th March 2021
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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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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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Jamia Millia Islamia plans legal action against TV channel for offensive promo

Jamia Millia Islamia's Residential Coaching Academy provides free coaching to civil services aspirants and is open for candidates belonging to minorities, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

Published on 27th August 2020
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What The Unsung tells you about the disappearing Halakki Vokkaligas of Karnataka

Sarah Thomas' documentary captures the ethos of a dying tribe, the Halakki Vokkaligas, and their long and hard battle to be included in the Scheduled Tribes list

Published on 24th June 2020
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Authorities have no Dalit perspective: Human rights activists on Walayar rape case acquittal

According to a 2018 amendment made in The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, a special court was set up for the trail of Dalit and tribal communities 

Published on 1st November 2019
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Mamata Banerjee government issues notification for 10 pc reservation in WB state jobs

People, who are not covered under reservation schemes for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes, will get 10 per cent reservation in direct recruitment in civil posts

Published on 16th July 2019
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Inquiry Committee set up after BHU prof forces two SC/ST PhD scholars to clean toilet

The Vice-Chancellor Rakesh Bhatnagar has formed a panel on the directive of National Commission of Scheduled Tribes

Published on 31st May 2019
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Why vacationing at Ghoomakad, a co-working space in Dharamshala, can change the lives of the Gaddi tribe

Ghoomakad, a homestay cum co-working space in Dharamshala is encouraging guests to interact with the tribes and find solutions for their problems — that range from teaching to sustainable practices

Published on 23rd October 2018
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Dalit kids paraded naked for allegedly stealing snacks: HC refuses bail to accused 

The accused has been booked under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO)

Published on 17th October 2018
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Unable to access government support, TN students from Malayalee tribes stage protests seeking ST community certificates

The ST community certificates, once issued to these Malayalee tribes from Bargur and Kalimalai Hills, will ensure them government support, especially for thier education

Published on 18th June 2018
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Class IV and V students held for attempting to murder minor classmate in Odisha

The four accused and the victim belong to a residential school for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and the incident is said to have risen after an argument between the victim and one accused

Published on 15th January 2018
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School for marginalised families of Tripura's Reang tribes

On the lines of ancient Indian Gurukul philosophy, a school has been set up for the marginalised families of Reang tribes of Tripura

Published on 2nd April 2017

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