Indigenous People
North East  /  Published 15.12.19

Meghalaya puja panel plea for solidarity

The Central Puja Committee, Meghalaya, has appealed to all genuine and permanent non-indigenous residents of the state to stand in solidarity with the majority indigenous community to safeguard their ...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 21.02.19

Assam CM vow to protect indigenous people

The safety and security of the indigenous identity is mainly on the shoulders of the next generation and only education can enable us to take our cultural heritage to the world, said Assam chief minis...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.19

Tripura BJP ally glare on Gorkhaland

A delegation of the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), a BJP ally, on Saturday met representatives of organisations demanding Gorkhaland.The visit comes days after the Centre’s decision ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.20

Human rights for public health

The late Jonathan Mann, the WHO administrator who pioneered the global campaign against AIDS in the 1980s, had envisioned a future where public health, human rights and ethics would be seen as complem...
By Aditya Sharma

North East  /  Published 23.02.20

BJP will protect indigenous people: Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday asserted that illegal migrants are not coming to Assam and grabbing land of indigenous people.Speaking at a Sankalp Samaroh (resolution rally) at Khan...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


North East  /  Published 17.02.20

Peace rally seeks united district

Thousands of people from Dima Hasao district on Monday took out a rally here against the proposed division of Dima Hasao district — for Dimasas and non-Dimasas — by the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong

North East  /  Published 14.02.20

Forum wants ‘talks’ to be final

The Indigenous People’s Forum (IPF) and a number of intellectuals from Dima Hasao on Friday urged government of Assam to make the proposed “talks” scheduled on Monday, a final sitting to grant a...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.03.19

Congress, BJP prepare poll plan in Tripura

Tripura royal scion and state PCC chief Pradyot Kishor Manikya Deb Burman, who met Congress president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Monday, on Tuesday said the meeting was fruitful.Deb Burman was accom...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 26.02.20

Crimes linked to ‘outsiders’

A Garo hills group has blamed “outsiders” for the rise in crimes in some parts of Meghalaya and in the Northeast, which was “threatening” peaceful coexistence between “genuine” non-indigen...
By The Telegraph in Shillong

India  /  Published 15.02.20

IPF condemns police ‘action’

The Indigenous People’s Forum (IPF) on Saturday condemned Dima Hasao police for its alleged highhandedness against non-Dimasa picketers during the indefinite North Cachar Hills bandh called by the I...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


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