Culture  /  Published 06.06.21

Message in a Bottle

Each village panchayat has 20 to 22 cluster groups or self-help groups. Each group has 8 to 10 women. They apply for loans from the banks and procure the material for production. The processed produce...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

North East  /  Published 15.03.21

Assam Adivasis ask BJP 10 questions

“They want our vote and cheap labour but they don’t want to give us our due. Our population is over one crore but we are taken for granted. That is why we have posed these ten questions. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.03.21

Cong Assam alliance draws more allies

The number of constituents in the Congress-led grand alliance in Assam has grown to 10 with the inclusion of two community-based parties.     Jimochayan (Deori) People’s Par...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.02.21

Varsity ruckus over name

Members of the students’ union raised ruckus at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University (DSPMU) on Wednesday demanding inclusion of student’s representatives in the varsity’s maiden se...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.02.21

VHP: Hemant's Adivasi comment immature

Two days after Hemant Soren’s address at a Harvard conclave wherein he said that tribals aren't Hindus, the Vishva Hindu Parishad attacked the ch...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.21

Hemant invited to Adivasi Kumbh

In a bid to add relevance to the two-decade-old Adivasi Maha Kumbh Mela, which has undergone a massive upside-down, members of Dubiya Kharn Adivasi Maha Kumbh Mela Committee, headed by Manika Congress...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.20

Assembly nod to Sarna code

The Jharkhand Assembly passed a resolution in favour of a Sarna Adivasi Code at a special session held on Wednesday with both ruling and treasury benches extending support to the draft that will now b...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.11.20

Debate among tribals of Jharkhand on name of code

The tribals of Jharkhand appear to be divided on the name of their religious code even as a special session of the state Assembly on Wednesday is set to a pass a resolution for the code’s inclus...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.11.20

It’s Sarna not adivasi: Tirkey

Bandhu Tirkey, a tribal lawmaker of the ruling JMM-Congress-RJD alliance has spoken out against the government’s move to introduce a “Sarna/Adivasi” code, as opposed to only a &ldquo...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.20

Over 2,000 march for Sarna code

“Tribals want Sarna code and we won’t sit calmly till we get this before the next census in 2021. Sarna code is key to our distinct identity and recognition. Tribals are neither Hindus nor...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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