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

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.05.22

Bloodless Sendra in Dalma

Strict security arrangements ensured a bloodless Sendra or Bishu Shikar at the sprawling Dalma wildlife sanctuary on Monday. Armed with bows, arrows, spears, the tribals from Jharkhand, Odisha and Be...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 06.05.22

Lens on plight of tribals in jails

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has decided to form a working group to study the plight of tribal inmates on death row and life convicts who are languishing in jails after 14 years...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.05.22

Cow killing: Two tribals lynched

Two tribal men were beaten to death on suspicion of cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district. Another was left injured by the attackers, which numbered some 20, the police said, reports nd...
By Our Bureau in Bhopal

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.04.22

Weaving workshop in Steel City

Tribal weavers from across the country came together to unfold the legacy and significance of the rich skill and craft of tribal weaving techniques at a five-day-long residency which concluded at the ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


Books  /  Published 15.04.22

Strangers in their own land

Book: Being Adivasi: Existence, Entitlements, Exclusion Author: Edited by Abhay Flavian Xaxa and G.N. Devy, Publisher: Vintage Price: Rs 699 During a conversation between the linguist, G.N. Devy, ...
By Urvashi Sarkar

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.04.22

Massive security for Bishu Shikar

The Dolma Buru Sendra Samity (DBSS), a frontal outfit of tribals, will be converging at Dalma wildlife sanctuary to celebrate Bishu Shikar or Sendra on May 9. The annual hunt festival will be celebra...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Culture  /  Published 03.04.22

Power Flower

Mahua to most urban Indians is just another flower or a name, and for the past some years the name of a feisty MP. But in Bengal’s Jhargram, West Midnapore, Bankura, Purulia, Burdwan and parts o...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.03.22

Jharkhand stalls land survey

The Jharkhand government has put on hold the central government’s land survey scheme, Swamitva Yojana, after protest from tribals in Khunti district. Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren, repl...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Places  /  Published 06.03.22

The rugged paradise of Gujarat

There are various categories of accommodation (in tents) available at the festival venue. All meals and trips are included in the price. There are two- or three-night packages available, but the entir...
By Dr Jai Ranjan Ram


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