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The Forest Rights Act needs to go Tribals aren't part of a tiger reserve

Sep 12, 2014

The Forest Rights Act needs to go Tribals aren't part of a tiger reserve

The Forest Rights Act is a needless piece of misguided legislation intended to protect tribals, but it actually retards development and investment in the states that need them the most #Development #InMyOpinion #Vedanta #Forest Rights Act #Land acquisition #Modi government #Forest Rights act (2006) #Tribal Right #ST population
Tribal girls abused, raped in Chhattisgarh govt hostels

Mar 29, 2013

Tribal girls abused, raped in Chhattisgarh govt hostels

An IBN7 investigation revealed how tribal girls were sexually abused routinely in government run schools and ashrams in remote corners of Chhattisgarh. #ThatsJustWrong #Chhattisgarh #Raman Singh #tribal rights #Child sexual abuse #hostels
Vedanta vs the government: Just a lovers' tiff?

Dec 19, 2012

Vedanta vs the government: Just a lovers' tiff?

Vedanta has announced it's closing one refinery in Odisha. It's not getting enough bauxite. Is this a victory for the activists long protesting Vedanta? Or just a temporary blip in the clout of crony capitalism? #Arundhati Roy #Niyamgiri #tribal rights #GoodReads #Vedanta Aluminium
Mainstreaming the Jarawas would be a disaster: Tribal rights body

Jan 14, 2012

Mainstreaming the Jarawas would be a disaster: Tribal rights body

As the Centre plans to discuss the possibility of inclusion of Jarawa tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands into the mainstream, tribal rights body 'Survival International' today said such steps would be prove to be a disaster. #NewsTracker #Andaman and Nicobar Islands #tribal rights #Jarawa #Survival International #Indigenous People

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What about our own racism towards tribals?

Nov 13, 2011

What about our own racism towards tribals?

As India became 'administered' forests were cut down to establish plantations, canals were constructed and agriculture was brought to arid areas. Did this land management benefit all equally? #ConnectTheDots #Maoists #Conservation #Forest Rights Act #tribal rights

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What about our own racism towards tribals?

Sep 07, 2014

Desert dust-up over demolition of tribe's Spa Resort in Palm Springs

Tribal rights bumped up again historic preservation in Palm Springs this week, when the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians started tearing down a 1959 spa and casino in a city that is passionate about midcentury modern architecture...
What about our own racism towards tribals?

Sep 02, 2014

De Blasio family gets into spirit of West Indian Day Parade

Marching in a spectacle known for colorful and even outrageous costumes, Mayor de Blasio fit right in Monday. He turned up for the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn wearing a loud short-sleeve, button-down, tribal print shirt that exposed an ample a...
What about our own racism towards tribals?

Sep 07, 2014

Desert dust-up over demolition of tribe's Spa Resort in Palm Springs

Tribal rights bumped up again historic preservation in Palm Springs this week, when the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians started tearing down a 1959 spa and casino in a city that is passionate about midcentury modern architecture...