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Minister assures doubling of subsidy for tribals’ forest produce
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Minister assures doubling of subsidy for tribals’ forest produce

November 21, 2019

Mysuru: Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who is also the Co-operation Minister, has assured of doubling the subsidy for all forest produce of tribals. He was speaking after inaugurating honey processing and soapnut powder manufacturing units and godowns of Large-Scale Adivasi Multi-Purpose Societies (LAMPS) at Hebbal Industrial Area here yesterday. Pointing out that tribals bring their…

Two-day seminar on nomadic tribes begins
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Two-day seminar on nomadic tribes begins

August 1, 2019

Mysuru: Marking World Indigenous People’s Day, a two-day seminar on ‘Ignored Claims: Status of Nomadic and Semi-nomadic tribal groups in India’ organised jointly by Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) of University of Mysore and Basudev Somani College commenced this morning at the College premises in Kuvempunagar in city. About 100…

‘NGOs claiming to protect tribals must be brought under scanner’
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‘NGOs claiming to protect tribals must be brought under scanner’

July 19, 2019

Mysuru: A two-day national seminar on ‘Tribal development in India: Issues and challenges’ organised by Karnataka State Tribal Research Centre (KSTRC), Mysuru was held at the Administrative Training Institute (ATI) here on Wednesday. About 50 research scholars participated in the seminar. Inaugurating the programme, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Study Centre, Karnataka University, Dharwad Co-ordinator Subhashchandra Natikar…

Tribals to stage indefinite stir from July 1
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Tribals to stage indefinite stir from July 1

June 29, 2019

Mysore: Demanding proper implementation of Forest Rights Act, tribals, under the banner of Karnataka Aranya Moola Budakattu Samudayagala Okkoota, will launch an indefinite stir in front of Doodahejjur Gram Panchayat Office in Hunsur taluk at 11 am on July 1. Announcing this at a press meet here yesterday, the Okkoota representative Shylendra said that people…

Farewell to tribals attending R-Day celebrations in Delhi
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Farewell to tribals attending R-Day celebrations in Delhi

January 23, 2019

Mysuru: Two tribals, namely Vasanthi (Malekudiya tribal) of Nellikaru village in Mangaluru taluk of Dakshina Kannada district and Krishnappa Maravanthe (Gowdalu) of Kalasa Post, Mudigere taluk, Chikmagalur district, who are selected to represent the State from Tribal communities at the Republic Day (R-Day) celebrations in New Delhi on Jan.26, were given farewell at a programme…

Three tribals from Hunsur stuck in Mozambique
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Three tribals from Hunsur stuck in Mozambique

October 6, 2018

Hunsur: Three tribals belonging to Hakki-Pikki community from Pakshirajapura village near Hunsur have been stuck at Nampula in Mozambique for the last three months and they have been banned from leaving that country. The tribals are Saiju, Madhu Chandran and Praveen from Pakshirajapura that is well known for Ayurvedic treatment, massages and herbal remedies. All…

Tribals leading a miserable life in Periyapatna taluk
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Tribals leading a miserable life in Periyapatna taluk

July 8, 2018

Periyapatna: Tribals are one of the most vulnerable groups in India and despite crores of money being spent on various Government policies and programmes, they remain the most excluded and live in miserable conditions. This is due to various factors such as geographical isolation, lack of political will, poor healthcare delivery systems, beliefs and customs….

‘Age-old practices of tribals vanishing’
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‘Age-old practices of tribals vanishing’

March 10, 2018

Mysuru: Globalisation has affected the tribal culture and realising this, efforts are on to document their history and culture, said Karnataka State Tribal Research Institute, Mysuru, Director Prof. T. T. Basavanagowda. He was speaking at the inauguration of the two-day State-level Tribal festival jointly organised by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Karnataka State Tribal…

Book talk: Tale of India’s trampled tribals
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Book talk: Tale of India’s trampled tribals

March 19, 2017

Title : ‘Tribal’ Heritage: An Overlooked chapter of Indian History Author : Promode Kumar Misra Pages : 542 Price : Rs. 1,700 Publisher : Ingramspark, USA Known for long years in academic circles, of Mysuru in particular, Dr. Promode Kumar Misra, a long time resident of the city, an accomplished anthropologist, brings to bear in…

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