Friday, December 8, 2023

Topic: Tribals

Telangana tribal woman doctor dies days after attempting suicide over harassment

Dr. Preethi Dharavath, 26, the first-year postgraduate student of Kakatiya Medical College (KMC) in Telangana’s Warangal who allegedly attempted suicide on February 22 following harassment from a senior doctor Dr Mohammed Saif, was declared dead Sunday night by Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) in Hyderabad where she was under treatment.

Telangana: Tribal woman doctor attempts suicide over harassment by senior, accused arrested

A second-year post-graduate medical student, also a doctor, was arrested on Friday in connection with the suicide attempt by a tribal woman medico whom he had allegedly harassed.

Self-rule; 30 tribals held for ‘violent protest’ outside Jharkhand court

At least 30 Tana Bhagat sect tribals were arrested and sent to judicial custody in connection with a ‘violent protest’ held on Monday outside...

Govt is studying DNA of Tribal Populations: Culture Minister tells Lok Sabha

The Union Minister of Culture G Kishan Reddy has informed Lok Sabha that the Archeological Survey of India, under the patronage of the Ministry,...

Chhattisgarh court acquits 121 tribals in UAPA case

A court in Chhattisgarh on Friday acquitted 121 tribals booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for allegedly assisting Maoists in the 2017 Burkapal...

“Not Hindu. Sarna to be our religion”:  Tribals from 5 states urge Union to recognize their religion

A large number of people from various tribal communities of Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam, Bihar, and West Bengal staged a demonstration on Thursday demanding recognition of their religion as ‘Sarna’ by the Union Government and ensuring their enumeration in the upcoming census under this category.