Indigenous People
North East  /  Published 07.02.20

ILP crusade highlights marriages

Mixed marriages in Meghalaya will see a drastic reduction if the inner-line permit (ILP) is introduced, some organisations have claimed.Distributing leaflets to the public on Friday as a part of the c...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 12.03.20

North Cachar Hills Indigenous Peoples' Forum defers bandh

The North Cachar Hills Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Thursday deferred its proposed second phase of indefinite North Cachar Hills bandh after the state government invited it for talks.The forum’s s...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

Culture  /  Published 27.05.19

Traditional dresses as resistance

By midmorning the Wednesday before Easter, the desert sun was gaining strength in Chihuahua, Mexico. So was the deep sound of beating cowhide drums in Oasis. This settlement, situated in the working-c...
By Victoria Blanco/ New York Times News Service

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Protest in refugee guise

Thousands, masquerading as refugees in their own land, took to the streets in Tinsukia town of Upper Assam on Friday to depict the horrifying effects of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on the indi...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 31.01.20

Sit-in for ILP in Meghalaya

The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations will resume its agitation demanding implementation of inner-line permit (ILP) by holding a sit-in for five days next week.Confederation chairman Rob...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


North East  /  Published 17.09.19

Khasis in Assam for indigenous tag

The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) has demanded inclusion of the Khasi-Jaiñtia community living in Assam’s Barak Valley as an indigenous community during implementation of Clause 6 of the 1985 Assam...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 14.09.19

Barak Valley tribes say no to tribunals

The Assam Indigenous People Protection Committee (AIPPC) a Barak Valley- based indigenous people’s organization stated that many people belonging to indigenous communities in the area have been left...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 23.08.19

AASU frowns on legal help offer

All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) on Friday said the government’s decision to provide legal help to those who will be excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) is against the inte...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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