Adivasi Community News
Uttar Pradesh's Tharu Adivasi women resist systemic usurpation of their forest land, rights by local authorities
The Tharu women’s front continues to ensure forest protection and management, besides standing up to repeated assaults on the community by the local police and forest departments.
How sustainable methods adopted by tribal honey hunters could conserve bee population, improve food security
The Nilgiris are home to over eighteen ethnic groups. Of them, Kattunaickens, Kurumbas, Sholigas and Irulas are known to be the primary honey hunter tribes.
Anti-tribal governance of Raghubar Das cost BJP Jharkhand: 'Local' Hemant Soren spoke to us in our language, nailed it with his campaign, say voters
With the Bharatiya Janata Party having lost in 26 out of 28 Adivasi-dominated constituencies in Jharkhand, the tribal community has emerged as a decisive voice against the saffron party in the 2019 Assembly election. Jharkhand is the fifth state that the BJP has lost in last one year.
Maharashtra polls: Madia tribals in Gadchiroli disillusioned by non-implementation of forest rights, intimidation by cops
Most voters in the Bhamragarh taluka of Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district couldn't care less about the upcoming Assembly election
Bharat bandh today as tribal, Dalit groups protest against SC's 13 Feb eviction order, demand ordinance to protect rights
Tribal and Dalit rights organisations have called for bharat bandh on Tuesday protesting against the 13 February Supreme Court order, which had directed at least 21 states to evict traditional forest and tribal dwellers whose claims over the forest land have been rejected by authorities.
Accounting for lowest proportion of Scheduled Tribes in country, Adivasis in UP struggle for their rights
While Uttar Pradesh has the lowest proportion of individuals that fall under the Scheduled Tribes — only 0.57% of the most populous state in the country — by most indicators, this minuscule section of society is disproportionately suffering.
Telangana Assembly polls: Long-brewing Adivasi-Lambada conflict looms large over 7 December election
In case the Election Commission ignores the demand, the Adivasis plan to fight against the Lambadas in court even if the candidates get elected to the state Assembly
Extending their support to Anna Hazare, the Adivasi community in Jamshedpur on Monday staged a dharna in protest against the land ordinance.