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Adivasis and the Indian State: Stereotyped as 'primitive' and 'savage', tribal communities fight for right to choose social, cultural, land-owning systems
India

Adivasis and the Indian State: Stereotyped as 'primitive' and 'savage', tribal communities fight for right to choose social, cultural, land-owning systems

Adivasis or indigenous people are the descendants of those who inhabited the region since before the time when people of different cultures and geographical regions arrived. Our communities have languages, religions, cultural, social, economic and political systems of our own, that rest on the pillars of our jal, jungle, jameen (water, forest, land.) Each Adivasi community is distinct and unique; and firmly believe that the community collectively is steward of the jal, jungle, jameen.

125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago address: Narendra Modi says external enemies take advantage of divided society
India

125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago address: Narendra Modi says external enemies take advantage of divided society

Speaking about the significance of self-confidence that Swami Vivekananda generated among Indian people, Narendra Modi said that today when India launched 100 satellites in one go, when the world discusses Manglayaan and Gaganyaan then it increases the self-confidence of the country

Narendra Modi recalls Quit India Movement, says similar resolve needed to root out corruption
Politics

Narendra Modi recalls Quit India Movement, says similar resolve needed to root out corruption

Terming poverty, lack of education and malnutrition as the greatest challenges, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for special initiatives to end all such ills in the next five years with the pledge of 'Karenge Aur Kar Ke Rahenge' (We will do and surely do)

Narendra Modi’s pitch for Jan-Dec fiscal year: A good move, but there’s a cost to it
Business

Narendra Modi’s pitch for Jan-Dec fiscal year: A good move, but there’s a cost to it

If India migrates to the new format, a host of changes will have to be effected including the date of budget presentation, tax assessment year, reorganizing the tax infrastructure including at the company level and, mostly likely, adjust even the timing of Parliament sessions.

South Korea protesters clash over 'comfort women' issue; say victims can't be silenced with money
World

South Korea protesters clash over 'comfort women' issue; say victims can't be silenced with money

South Korean protesters clashed with police on Thursday as they tried to disrupt the opening in Seoul of a Tokyo-funded foundation for women forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels

UK considering paying Kenyans for atrocities during its rule
World

UK considering paying Kenyans for atrocities during its rule

The government's lawyers are now in talks with petitioners who have been seeking compensation through British courts for atrocities they suffered in the 1950s.