Jharkhand  /  Published 20.09.22

Tribal rail roko threat over Sarna code

Adivasi Sengel Abhiyan, a tribal organisation having a presence in Jharkhand, Odisha, Bengal, Bihar and Assam, has threatened a rail blockade on November 30 to mount pressure on the Centre to include ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.22

‘Apolitical’ Adivasi forum show of strength

Five tribal organisations in Malda teamed up to raise community-specific issues on Tuesday, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This first-of-its kind Adivasi Ekta Huls...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.22

Vicious purity

In September 2019, a research article crucially important for South Asia was published in Science under the title, “The formation of human populations in South and Central Asia” (Science, ...
By G.N. Devy

India  /  Published 19.05.22

Hardik gives up on Rahul Gandhi

Hardik Patel, who was sulking for the past two years, finally quit the Congress after accusing the party of obstructing development and unnecessarily attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a subtle...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.05.22

Fortified rice not for all, Jharkhand told

Kuruganti was part of a “fact-finding” team that visited five panchayats in Jharkhand’s Khunti and East Singhbhum districts where they met public distribution system beneficiaries, d...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


Books  /  Published 13.05.22

Illuminating enquiry

It is well known that the politics of adivasi identity has emerged as an important political force since the colonial period. Its political actions have focused on claims on ancestral territory, terri...
By Archana Prasad

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.22

Honest questions

The year in which India became a Republic — 1950 — was the year of my birth, a coincidence willed neither by the Republic nor me. The small town — more a village than a town — ...
By G.N. Devy

India  /  Published 09.05.22

Congress plans yatra to focus on Gujarat tribals

Rahul Gandhi will flag off Adivasi Satyagraha yatra in Gujarat on Tuesday as part of the Congress attempts to consolidate its position in the tribal areas ahead of the December Assembly election in th...
By Sanjay K Jha in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.04.22

Census: Tribals to protest

Tribals from across the country would converge again at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on April 25 to press for a separate religion code for tribals in the next census. Addressing the media after a meeting o...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 31.03.22

Gujarat river ‘pause’ but Cong firm

The Congress has decided to continue the Adivasi Satyagraha in Gujarat in protest against the Narendra Modi government’s Par Tapi Narmada river-linking project, arguing that the promise to put i...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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