Scheduled Tribe Current Affairs, GK & News

Inclusion of tribes from 5 states in ST category

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently gave nod for the inclusion of tribes of five states in the Scheduled Tribes (ST) category. Key facts The Union Cabinet has approved the inclusion of tribes from Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh in the ST category. It has included 12 ..

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Odisha: Rise in Upper age limit for Govt jobs

The Odisha Government recently increased the upper age limit of candidates to enter into State Civil services exams. The age was increased from 32 years to 38 years. This was done by amending the State Civil Services Rules, 1989. About the rise in upper age limit The increase in age limit has been made for ..

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National Tribal Craft Mela- 2019 being held in Bhubaneswar

Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the 8th National Tribal Craft Mela at State Tribal Museum Complex in Bhubaneswar. The seven-day long event will be opened for public from 2.00 PM to 8.00 PM every day from 23 to 29 November. As a part of Odisha Government’s ‘5Ts’ initiative, (which is aimed at achieving ..

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Tadvi Bhil Muslims

Tadvi Bhil is a tribal community listed under Scheduled Tribes. The community members are found in small pockets of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Tadvi Bhil is a sub-caste of those who have adapted to Islam under the larger Bhil community. These Tadvi Bhil Muslims are syncretic and unrigid in their practice of Islam ..

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Caste Discrimination and Indian Medical Education System

#JusticeForDrPayal was trending in social media for the last few days. Payal Tadvi, a resident doctor studying gynaecology at the BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai, was found hanging in her hostel room as she was consistently harassed by the three doctors for belonging to a lower caste. This was not one of the rare or ..

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