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Success stories voiced at the international “Samvaad” conclave of young tribal leaders: Workshops on legal rights, livelihood, culture, peace-building, environment and education – Jharkhand

Tribal leaders from across the globe speak up at a conclave in Jamshedpur Comment by Sarita Brara, The Hindu (Businessline), December 1, 2017 | Read the full story here >> With depleting forests, no source of livelihood and lack of … Continue reading

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In pursuit of “equality for all the citizens”: National Legal Services Authority asked to provide free legal consultations to Scheduled Tribes (ST) – Supreme Court

Legal Correspondent, The Hindu (National), December 22, 2016 | To read the full article, click here >> […] A Bench [of the Supreme Court], headed by Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur, asked the authorities to discharge their duties to … Continue reading

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Tip | Adivasi Legal Provisions, Languages, Locations published by Bhasha Research and Publication Centre

Adivasi Legal Provisions, Languages, Locations Author : Compilation at Bhasha Centre Publisher : Bhasha Research and Publication Centre Edition : First Edition Price : INR 250 Language : English No. of Pages : 216 ISBN No. :NIL Description : The book presents the Adivasi communities of India, their … Continue reading

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Towards an alternative model of legal service delivery: The “Bilaspur Declaration” in the service of rural and tribal communities – Chhattisgarh

N. R. Madhava Menon, The Hindu Opinion, December 3, 20 To be able to deliver appropriate legal services to the rural and tribal communities, we need an alternative delivery system with a different model of legal service providers Delivery of … Continue reading

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Legal rights over forest land: tribals no longer “encroachers” or “illegal occupants” since 2008 – Forest Rights Act (FRA)

The Indian Express, Wed Jan 02 2008 As a New Year gift, the UPA Government notified the long-stalled Forest Rights Act, which gives tribals legal rights over forest land. The notification of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition … Continue reading

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