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Apr 22, 2019
Rajasthan's nomadic tribes suffer neglect as lack of unity, political apathy leave them on fringes of societySuccessive state government in Rajasthan have failed to do justice to the nomadic communities, or the ghumantu jaatis.
Apr 06, 2019
Tibetan nomads forcibly 'resettled' by China struggle with loss of an over 8,000-year-old heritageFor more than 8,000 years, Tibetan nomads have lived in perfect harmony with their surroundings.
Mar 24, 2019
At the Banni Pashu Mela, a unique glimpse into the lives of Kutch's maaldhari communitiesThe Banni Pashu Mela is organised by the Banni Breeders Association. It brings together all maaldhari communities in Banni. There are animal beauty contests, milking contests, races, and freestyle wrestling for men (locally known as bakhmalakdo) during the day, and soirées featuring Sufi and folk music in the evenings.
Jan 16, 2019
Maharashtra govt reaches out to backward classes ahead of 2019 polls, okays schemes worth Rs 736 crMaharashtra Cabinet approved several schemes worth Rs 736 crores for backward classes, including financial support in the forms of the individual loan, group loan and interest subvention to OBCs, SCs and STs
Jul 05, 2018
Dhule lynching: Only a handful of people stay back in Rainpada, residents say village's image being unfairly tarnishedResidents of Rainpada village in Dhule district, where five men were lynched following a rumour, say their village is being unfairly maligned.
Apr 30, 2018
In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining groundIn the Kanjarbhat community, a bride must submit to a 'virginity test' on the night of her wedding. But a campaign spearheaded by the community's youth is hoping to put an end to the practice | A ground report | Read More...
Apr 18, 2018
The Outsiders: Nomadic Bakkarwal tribe in focus after Kathua rape caseBakkarwals (literally ‘goat people’) are nomadic pastoralists from Jammu and Kashmir. They move to the plains of Jammu in winter, and the high mountains of Kashmir in the summer, making way not just for their flocks of sheep and goat, but also for the entire trekking industry in the state.
Dec 16, 2017
Photographer Michael Benanav traces nomadic tribe Van Gujjars' spring migrationAmerican photojournalist Michael Benanav chronicled the nomadic Van Gujjars' annual spring migration
Sep 17, 2017
Travelling with the Van Gujjars: Tracing a forest-dwelling nomadic tribe's spring migrationThe Van Gujjars, who trace their origins back to Kashmir, first came to the Shivaliks some 1,500 years ago
Apr 19, 2016
Goa govt, social outfits attempt to bring monkey-hunting tribe into mainstreamGoa government, along with a few social outfits, is trying to bring a monkey-hunting nomadic tribe into the mainstream society.