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Sunday, July 14, 2024
TopicNational Commission for Scheduled Tribes

Topic: National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

NCST issues notices to West Bengal, Centre over plight of tribals in Sundarbans

The notices seek factual and action-taken reports on the issues of child marriage, human trafficking, human-wildlife conflict and corruption plaguing the state's Sundarbans region.

Tribals tortured by TMC, forced to give away MNREGA earnings in Sandeshkhali, says NCST report

Complainants told a three-member NCST team, led by its Vice-Chairperson Ananta Nayak, that the West Bengal Police allegedly 'protected' Shahjahan and his accomplices.

Change the name, make it Indian Forest and Tribal Services, ST panel to tell govt

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes says name change will ensure forest officers also look into aspects of tribal welfare.

On Camera

Marathi cinema has an elitism problem. We need more than Maratha history appeasement

In 2016, ‘Sairat’ shook up the Marathi film industry by calling attention to its elitism. It showed audiences that there is more to Marathiness than Brahmanistic ceremonies.

India's gold industry to create 25,000 jobs, attract Rs 15,000 crore by 2030, says sector report

Report by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry says domestic gold production is expected to rise from 16 tonnes to 100 tonnes by 2030, eliminating the need for imports.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

A ‘jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another.