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Nov 20, 2019
In Jharkhand's Khunti district, 'pathalgadhi' movement takes centre stage ahead of upcoming Assembly electionPolice visits — and the possible use of excessive force — have become frequent since violence erupted in a neighbouring village over the locally-driven Pathalgadhi movement in June 2018
Oct 18, 2019
Maharashtra polls: Yavatmal's Adivasi farmers 'prepared to fight' as govt's promise to fix land rights issue falls flatAround 30,000 farmers from various parts of the state, including Yavatmal in Vidarbha, covered a distance of 180 kilometres from Nashik to Mumbai on foot, with the aim to gherao the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) building and press their demand for the full implementation of FRA, and also of the loan waiver the government had promised in 2017
Sep 18, 2019
Adivasis and the Indian State: Overcoming financial constraints, facing social hostility — what 'education' means for four tribal studentsFour adivasi students narrate their personal journeys during their pursuit of education, and their interactions with non-adivasi communities.
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
Aug 19, 2019
Congress condemns Mohan Bhagwat's call for debate on reservations, accuses BJP, RSS of being against Dalits and OBCsCongress leader Udit Raj alleged that the BJP wanted to spread 'hatred' by making people fight among themselves over the issue of reservations.
Aug 09, 2019
How does India’s tiger conservation policy impact the local people and the forest?PM Modi released tiger census figures last week, that records an increase in tiger numbers from 2014- 2018.
Jun 18, 2019
Wildlife conservation in India could benefit from collaboration with tribal communitiesToday, conservation isn't inclusive of local people. But tourists and mining operations are given a freer reign.
May 13, 2019
How democracy has failed India’s adivasisThe process of injustice that began with the imperial forest department intensified under our forest departments. Forest laws dispossessed the adivasis from their habitats.
Apr 03, 2019
Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad today: Farmers, Adivasis offer Congress chief chance to show he can fulfil poll promisesWayanad farmers bear the brunt of the free-trade treaties that the successive Union governments have signed with various countries and regional partners. It has opened the door for cheap farm produces, especially spices, from these countries resulting in a price crash.
Mar 13, 2019
SC order on evicting forest dwellers: Protecting indigenous communities’ rights is key in fight against climate changeSeveral tribal communities in India protect forests, based on their self-perception of these areas being under their custodianship. Community-led movements across the country make it clear that lawmakers, bureaucrats or governments are not the ones who are saving forests.