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Apr 02, 2019
Despite crackdown, Pathalgadi movement survives in Jharkhand, may result in low voter turnout in Khunti, Arki, Murhu blocksSeveral of the villages in Jharkhand's Villagers Arki, Murhu, and Khunti blocks which supported the Pathalgadi movement are likely to witness low voter turnout during the Lok Sabha polls for 14 seats in the state
Mar 13, 2019
Odisha's tribals who gather and sell minor forest produce left at the mercy of dysfunctional market with no govt supportThe Odisha government has plenty of funds to implement the Forest Rights Act to benefit tribals, so it can't blame a low budget for the poor enforcement of the law.
Feb 21, 2019
Talk of ST status for Assam's 'tea tribes' may give BJP fillip in election year, but real benefits miles away at ground zeroThe tea tribe's sizeable population across Assam makes them a politically important demography for any party in the wake of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Hence, this made for an opportune time to pick up the quota debate.
Feb 20, 2019
In Chhattisgarh, Congress govt looks on as Vedanta begins gold mining on BJP-granted lease; tribals feel cheatedIn 2016, the then BJP govt in Chhattisgarh awarded 608 hectares of Baghmada mines to Vedanta group to mine around 2.7 tons of gold, without consulting the traditional dwellers
Aug 07, 2017
NCP dissolved in Arunachal Pradesh; leaders claim Sharad Pawar showed 'no active interest' in stateIn a blow to Sharad Pawar, NCP leaders in Arunachal Pradesh dissolved the party and merged it with the National People's Party (NPP) in the state