The Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has introduced the Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2016 seeking to transfer certain communities from the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) into Scheduled Tribes (ST) as well as to include new communities into the ST list. The bill seeks to transfer ‘Bhogta’ community of Jharkhand ..
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On November 15th, Jharkhand celebrated the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Birsa Munda and 17th state formation day. Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar on November 15, 2000 by the Atal Bihari Vajpayee led NDA government. About Birsa Munda The name of Birsa Munda (1875-1900) is cherished in India as one of the great freedom ..
Our constitution gives adequate safeguard for the protection of Tribal under article 342(I,II) and article 244 under Part X of the constitution, under which 5th and 6th schedule have been provided. Fifth schedule provide the social autonomy in the tribal areas, under which they are to preserve and cherish their culture and tradition, with the ..
The Rajya Sabha passed the Central Educational Institutions Reservation in Admission Amendment Bill 2010. The bill was passed by a voice vote. Objective: It provides that the State seats if any, in a Central Educational Institution situated in the tribal area will be governed by such reservation policy for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and ..
Apex court raps Uttar Pradesh on Taj Mahal protection The Supreme Court Tuesday rapped the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to explain whether water supply for the wooden foundation of the Taj Mahal was sufficient to prevent any damage to the monument. US men’s kabaddi team suspended The technical committee of 2nd Pears World Cup ..