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15 August, 2018 4:54 AM On Independence Day, PM Salutes 6 Navy Officers For Sailing Across Globe

Independence day 2018: PM Modi salutes the INSV Tarini crew, who in their maiden attempt, spent 194 days and nearly eight months away from home port. Addressing the nation on 72nd Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised a group of six women officers of the Indian Navy for circumnavigating the globe. He said that the nation's daughters 52

14 August, 2018 12:51 PM Those attending Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort to get a special gift this year

Those attending the Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort this year will get a special gift - handfans or pankha made by tribals. The Ministry of Defence had placed an order for 1000 handfans made by tribals to be distributed for the invitees. The idea was mooted by Trifed of Ministry of Tribal Affairs to promote the tribal product and at the same time help the invitees 48

14 August, 2018 9:19 AM Tough battle between BJP, Congress awaits in poll-bound Chhattisgarh: Report

To win the Dalit votes, BJP is depending on Ajit Jogi but Congress is likely to tie up with Bahujan Samaj Party Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh are round the corner. While the Congress is putting its best foot forward in the state to bridge a gap of around 0.7 percent votes, the saffron party is likely to get the support of Ajit Jogi’s party 75

10 August, 2018 2:24 AM Every tribal person in Madhya Pradesh will have a house by 2022, promises Shivraj Singh Chouhan

The BJP government in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh has decided to withdraw petty criminal cases pending against people from the tribal community. Announcing this on the occasion of World Tribal Day, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan showered sops on the tribal population and pledged to uplift the community that has been lagging behind in growth and development 101

22 July, 2018 10:23 AM "Would Ban Alcohol, But Not For Tribals": Ex-Chattisgarh Chief Minister

Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi today said he would ban liquor in the state but permit tribals to consume it as it was part of their culture, if his party forms government. The former bureaucrat-turned-politician, who has always been considered a strong tribal leader, said he would contest all 90 Assembly seats in the state in the upcoming 52

17 July, 2018 9:47 AM Activist Swami Agnivesh Attacked Allegedly By BJP Workers In Jharkhand

I am against any sort of violence. I don't know why I was attacked," Swami Agnivesh told NDTV Social Activist Swami Agnivesh was thrashed allegedly by BJP Yuva Morcha workers in Jharkhand's Pakur district today. The alleged BJP workers had shown black flags and raised slogans against him. Swami Agnivesh, 80, was attending an event in Pakur. He was flanked 35

12 July, 2018 9:41 PM Priests Can't Deny Religious Rights To Dalits, Tribals, Says High Court

No priest can bar devotees belonging to the scheduled caste or scheduled tribe sections from performing worship at a temple, the Uttarakhand High Court held today. The court also observed that a person from any caste may become a priest if qualified for the job. The court of Justice Rajiv Sharma issued the order while hearing a petition on the rights 65

15 June, 2018 5:02 PM Pilot project to develop FRA lands

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 set to begin. Non government organisations will take up the pilot project soon in 210 acres of FRA lands at a cost of about ₹ 84 crore. Collector D. Divya told representatives of NGOs in the district that 106 farm ponds 54

13 June, 2018 2:32 AM Police hold medical camp in Koyyuru

As part of community policing in Visakhapatnam agency area, the Koyyuru Circle Police under the supervision of SP Rahul Dev Sharma and OSD (Narsipatnam) conducted a free medical camp, on Tuesday. The camp was conducted in association with Vijetha Hospital and the medical team was led by Dr. Satyanarayana, Dr. Kalyani, Dr. Adithya and Dr. Sarath. Dr. Jeevan 24

5 June, 2018 8:10 PM Tiruvannamalai takes ‘fruity’ route to boost income

Plan to plant 4.5 lakh saplings of fruit-bearing trees In a move to generate income for the villagers in Tiruvannamalai, the district administration will be planting over 4.5 lakh saplings of fruit bearing trees in villages across the district. In Jawadu Hills, there are plans to grow pepper and litchi to help the tribals. There are a total of 860 village 33