Search Results for: Constitution

Tribal areas under the Constitution of India

Tribal areas generally mean areas having preponderance of tribal population. However, the Constitution of India refers tribal areas within the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura & Mizoram, as those areas specified in Parts I, II, IIA & III of the … Continue reading

Posted in Constitution and Supreme Court, Government of India, Seven Sister States & Sikkim – North Eastern Council | Comments Off on Tribal areas under the Constitution of India

Scheduled Tribes under the Constitution of India: Literacy rates and characteristics

The Constitution of India does not define Scheduled Tribes as such. Article 366(25) refers to scheduled tribes as those communities who are scheduled in accordance with Article 342 of the Constitution. According to Article 342 of the Constitution, the Scheduled … Continue reading

Posted in Economy and development, Figures, census and other statistics, Government of India, Quotes, Rural poverty, Scheduled Tribe (ST), Tribal identity, Women | Comments Off on Scheduled Tribes under the Constitution of India: Literacy rates and characteristics

India is a secular state: Its constitution is committed to the unique demography, history and culture of each state and union territory

India’s founding fathers saw decentralisation as creating living social spaces around constitutional protections blending together pride of ‘citizenship’ with the richness of multi-cultural identities. Conflict Resolution in Multicultural Societies — The Indian Experience: Jhumpa Mukherjee; Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd, … Continue reading

Comments Off on India is a secular state: Its constitution is committed to the unique demography, history and culture of each state and union territory

Constitutional protection of India’s unique tribal heritage and its implementation – Government of India

To learn more about recent measures taken by government agencies, do the following: Type “constitution tribe“, “tribe government state [e.g. Maharashtra, Goa]”, “adivasi protection”, “tribal resources”, “indian government tribe”, “[name of tribal community] 2015” or similar search terms into the search window here: … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Adivasi / Adibasi, Assimilation, Biodiversity, Commentary, Community facilities, Constitution and Supreme Court, Democracy, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Education and literacy, Government of India, Health and nutrition, Languages and linguistic heritage, Nature and wildlife, Rights of Indigenous Peoples | Comments Off on Constitutional protection of India’s unique tribal heritage and its implementation – Government of India

Indian women’s rights are “self-evident and constitutionally secured”: Building capabilities by implementing good laws – The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy

Vasundhara Sirnate, The Hindu, Opinion » Lead, February 1, 2014 | Read the full article here >> In the last two years the highest courts in the country have responded to a mass call for more protection for women. Alongside, there have … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Constitution and Supreme Court, Customs, Democracy, Figures, census and other statistics, Government of India, Misconceptions, Press snippets, Social conventions, Women | Comments Off on Indian women’s rights are “self-evident and constitutionally secured”: Building capabilities by implementing good laws – The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy