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NCST recommends Tribal Area Status for Ladakh

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has written to Union Ministry of Home Affairs and Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs Minister recommending that Ladakh be declared a tribal area under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. Why the Tribal Area Status has been Recommended? Since Article 370 provided a special status to the erstwhile ..

Kashmir: A New Approach towards Peace

The Kashmir is under the vicious cycle of peace and violence for a long period of time. This perpetual cycle is also posing serious internal security challenges for India. The government has taken a drastic step towards ending this perpetual cycle by taking steps to abrogate Article 370 and Article 35A. Approaches towards Enduring Peace ..

Union Cabinet approves inclusion of tribal-dominated Scheduled areas of Rajasthan under 5th Schedule

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given approval for the inclusion of tribal-dominated Scheduled Areas of Rajasthan under Fifth Schedule to the Constitution of India by rescinding the Constitution Order (C.O.)114 dated 12th February 1981 and promulgation of a new Constitution Order. With this, the Scheduled Tribes (ST) residing in Banswara, ..