Tag: Tribals

Wild yams provide health and wealth to Odisha tribals
Wild yams provide health and wealth to Odisha tribals

The tubers collected from the forest are also prized for their use in traditional medicines for treating arthritis, cold, fever, cough, menstrual disorders, and skin diseases.

  • Tuesday, 27 September 2022
Shri Naveen Patnaik
Odisha CM writes to Arjun Munda for inclusion of 160 communities in ST list

The CM said that these communities are being deprived of the benefits availed by STs though they have the same tribal characteristics as their respective notified STs.

  • Saturday, 17 September 2022
Odisha: Tribals allege crops, huts burnt down
Odisha: Tribals allege crops, huts burnt down

Notably, the state government engages volunteers to protect forests and promote conservation practices.

  • Monday, 15 August 2022
Kalinganagar firing anniversary: Tribals vow to continue fight against injustice

Jajpur: The ‘Visthapan Virodhi Jan Manch’ observed ‘Sahid Smruti Diwas’ today to mark the 13th anniversary of Kalinganagar firing incident in which as many as 13 tribals were killed. The members of the ‘Visthapan Virodhi Jan Manch’ took out a rally towards ‘Birbhumi’ in Ambagadia in Jajpur district where the 2006 ‘police firing’ victims were […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Maoist posters ask locals to stay off from Police, CRPF

Rayagada: Maoists put up posters in three tribal villages of Rayagada district have sparked off panic in the region. The posters put up by the CPI Maoist BDN divisional committee, asked the locals to stay off from police and CRPF. As per reports, posters were put up at the Anganwadi centers of Muniguda and Rajulguda […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Tribals ignored by Odisha government: Jual Oram

Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram accused the Biju Janata Dal (BJD)-led Odisha government of ignoring the tribals in the State. Speaking to the media, Jual Oram said that the state government is harassing the members of the tribal communities in Odisha in the name of caste certificates. Targeting the BJD government, the Union […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Why tribals of Sundergarh are following rules written on a stone

  Sundergarh: Dissatisfied with the state government’s inability to fulfil their demands, thousands of tribals in Bardengra village of Sundergarh have been running a parallel government known as “Pathergadi”. Under the Pathergadi tradition, rules are framed by the villagers and written on a big stone which is supposed to be followed by the locals. “We […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Delay in construction of suspension bridge adds to woes of tribals in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: Tardy progress of an under-construction suspension bridge over river Khadaga has become a cause of concern for tribals of Kutungia Panchayat  of Baliguda village in Kandhamal. The villagers have been facing problems to cross the river for day to day activities as much as medical emergency since long. According to sources, the work of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Andhra Babus distribute doles in Odisha villages

Jeypore: In a bid to lure the tribals of Kotia gram panchayat in Pottangi block of Koraput, the officials of Andhra Pradesh were seen distributing blankets and other materials to the locals at a special event today. Vizianagaram Collector and SP attended a programme named ‘Maa Uru’ or Janambhumi at Kotia, the event which is […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Tribals observe ‘Saheed Divas’ as Kalinga Nagar incident turns 12

Jajpur: Tribals from across the State today assembled at Kalinga Nagar in Jajpur district to observe the 12th anniversary of police firing in which 14 tribals were killed in 2006. For the first time, the anti and pro displacement fronts of tribals made joint arrangements to observe the day. They took out a rally from […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bloodbath marks ‘Sulia Jatra’ in Bolangir

Bolangir: Despite awareness campaign by district administration opposing animal slaughter, tribals in Bolangir district today sacrificed hundreds of animals and birds at Khairaguda as part of a ritual during ‘Sulia Jatra’ today. The sacrifice is believed to have been carried out to propitiate their presiding deity. Hundreds of animals and birds including goats, sheep, buffaloes, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha to form 9 development councils for tribals

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to uplift the economic condition of tribals as well as provide quality education to them in Odisha while keeping their unique identity intact, the State Cabinet today approved a proposal to set up the Tribal Special Development Council in nine districts. The development council will function in Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Kandhamal, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
NABARD's Mango fest in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: It’s time for mango lovers to celebrate the ‘king of fruits’ festival here in the city. A four-day mango festival that began here on Saturday by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) at its premises at IRC Village is attracting customers in large number. Different varieties of Mangoes are now being […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Naveen lends help to freedom fighter’s kin stranded without money

Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik today ordered the Balasore Collector to assist freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda’s daughter-in-law Sujata Panda in returning home when she boarded wrong train and got stranded after attending PM Modi’s felicitation ceremony in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, Sujata who had to go to Jeypore boarded a wrong train to Balasore. She […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Maoist threat: Panicked tribals leave village in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: The panicked villagers of Kadvata village under Mathili police station limits in Malkangiri district have deserted their village apprehending Maoist onslaught. Barring a handful of women and children, there is no one in this remote village as the tribals have taken shelter in the house of their kin in neighbouring villages. Notably, a majority […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021