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Sep 17, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Beyond access, educational institutes must be sensitive towards cultural differences, prevent positioning of tribals as inferiorsLately, educational institutes have become a prominent site of adverse integration of the Adivasis into the caste-fold, where the Adivasi culture is often ridiculed and condescended as ‘primitive’ and the non-Adivasi culture is projected as the modernist ideal norm
Jun 25, 2019
Muslim youths stalking Adivasi girls will be beheaded, says Telangana BJP MP; minority group seeks action against Soyam Bapu RaoBJP MP Soyam Bapu Rao stoked a controversy by saying that any Muslim youth who tries to stalk tribal girls will be 'beheaded'. A video of the Adilabad MP purportedly making the comments was widely shared on social media.
Jun 17, 2019
India and the Indian: My nationalism competes with China, not Pakistan, writes Kancha Ilaiah ShepherdOur political life, lived around only village panchayats before 1950, is now connected to a larger constitutional democracy. In the future, this nationalist view will gain more prominence. The RSS nationalism will slowly but surely wither away.
May 29, 2019
Payal Tadvi case: Three senior doctors of Mumbai's BYL Nair Hospital remanded in police custody till 31 MayIn the Payal Tadve suicide case, the three senior doctors, arrested on account of abetting the suicide of their junior, have been remanded in police custody till 31 May
May 28, 2019
Alpa Shah on Nightmarch, her Orwell Prize-longlisted account of journeying into India’s Naxal heartlandAlpa Shah’s journey through India's Naxal belt with a guerrilla platoon is documented in her 2018 book, Nightmarch. This year, the title has been longlisted for the prestigious Orwell Prize for Political Writing.
Mar 06, 2019
Chennai Photo Biennale 2019: Gauri Gill depicts everyday lives of an Adivasi village in Maharashtra using masksGauri Gill's 'Acts of Appearance' assumed its form within a village of Adivasi paper mache artists from the Kokna tribe in Jawhar district of Maharashtra.
Mar 04, 2019
Tribal groups to go ahead with Bharat bandh today despite SC stay on order directing eviction of 'illegal' forest-dwellersTribal outfits across states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and north-east have called for a peaceful bandh.
Mar 03, 2019
Two Congress MLAs to join TRS after Telangana CM KCR vows to address issues plaguing AdivasisIn a setback to Congress in Telangana, two party MLAs announced joined TRS in the interest of Adivasis and for the development of their constituencies
Mar 01, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: As MGNREGA projects dry up, Chhattisgarh labourers migrating south face squalorLocal journalist Nizam Ali, who blew the whistle on a 120-crore MGNREGA scam in Bastar in 2013-2014, said migration should not come as a surprise, considering fewer projects are on the anvil each year.
Feb 09, 2019
Raman Singh’s development card didn’t turn the trick for adivasisIn the midst of the Maoist killing fields, the government built a skill city, an education hub, a multispeciality hospital and also set up a call centre. A one-time Maoist stronghold, Palnar turned into a ‘digital village’, hooked up to the world.