Tag Archives: tribals

Tribals tap fishtail palm toddy for extra income

Men and women of all ages consume it with equal proclivity Bastard sago tree or fishtail palm (jeelugu) is nothing less than a boon for the tribals in many habitations. The jeelugu kallu (toddy) brewed from the trees, which are ...

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Conviction rate in Dalit, tribal violence in TN is 4%

Justice seems to be a far-fetched dream for the Dalits and the tribals in Tamil Nadu if one goes by the conviction rate under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. The rate of conviction in cases ...

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Bauddha Sangh to reconvert dalits, tribals to Buddhism

SURAT: Bhartiya Bauddha Sangh plans mass re-conversion programme for dalits and tribals, who have embraced Christianity and Islam, in the presence of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Surat on July 30. The Sangh started Social Harmony Equality Sankalp Yatra on June 30 ...

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‘Home’ is not too far for Tamil Nadu tribes

They lived in the jungle, braving wildlife, venomous snakes and poachers. All these years, they eked out a livelihood by collecting wood and forest produce albeit with a fear of being penalised for living and taking from the land which ...

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Amid Land Grab Charges, Raigarh Tribals Renew Fight for Fair Deal

Almost 13 years after selling their land to TRN Energy Pvt Ltd, which wanted to set up a 600 MW thermal power plant in Chhattisgarh’s Raigarh district, 88 villagers, including tribals as well as non-tribals, from Benghari, Khokhraoma, Katangdi and ...

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