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Adivasis: The Expendables of Progress

   by Ramlal Unnikrishnan — October 14, 2019 “Never in history has violence been initiated by the oppressed. With the establishment of a relationship of oppression, violence has already begun.” – Paulo Freire, ‘Pedagogy of the Oppressed’ India houses the world’s second-largest tribal… Continue Reading →

Chhattisgarh: Activist Soni Sori arrested in Dantewada district

She was arrested ahead of a meeting regarding the release of innocent Adivasis from various jails in Bastar region. The Chhattisgarh Police arrested Adivasi leader Soni Sori on Saturday, hours before she was scheduled to address a large gathering of… Continue Reading →

Odiya tribes shed tradition to space out childbirths

Odisha’s tribal women, suffering the adverse health effects of childbirths in quick succession combined with strenuous agricultural and household work, are breaking community norms to use contraceptives Basudev Mahapatra Gajapati & Rayagada, Odisha Sep 23, 2019 Rita Mandal (34) of… Continue Reading →

Karma tribal festival an occasional to campaign for tribal rights: IPMSDL

CV News/ September 13, 2019 The International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL), in a solidarity statement has suggested that the current Karam festival of Central India — which seeks to promote sisterhood, friendship, cultural unity, and closer… Continue Reading →

Corporate Loot and People’s Resistance in Niyamgiri

BY CDRO AND GASS 20 August, 2019 On August 18, a report titled “Corporate Loot and People’s Resistance in Niyamgiri” was released at the CDRO Convention on UAPA and other Draconian Law held in Jalandhar, Punjab.  The report is an… Continue Reading →

Jharkhand Poet bags Sahitya Akademi award for poem with universal appeal

by- Tushar Rishi For decades in India, the Adivasi identity has been appropriated and exploited for political and economic gains.The diverse culture of tribal people in the country has been commodified, packaged and labelled with an umbrella-term, which does little… Continue Reading →

Every 10th Adivasi of Jharkhand’s Pathalgadi area charged with sedition !!

People stand up against violations of Constitutional rights of Adivasis and use of sedition law as tool for repression ! Representatives of several people’s organisations from across Jharkhand gathered today at Raj Bhawan to protest against the severe violations of… Continue Reading →

Tribal communities take out protests across India

At Alibag in Raigad district, where about 1,000 tribals and others representing the Shoshit Jan Aandolan gathered, including a very large number of women. By Express News Service |Mumbai | Published: July 23, 2019 2:55:38 am Tribals and other forest-dwelling… Continue Reading →

Underfunding, misleading claims: The story of MGNREGA in New India

By Debmalya Nandy Monday 15 July 2019 The Union Budget for 2019-20 ignored issues of social security and employment and did not show any intent to boost rural India. The Budget tabled by Nirmala Sitharaman on July 5, 2019 was a… Continue Reading →

“Narmada, Our Lifeline: Can’t be deadline”

Narmada Valley will pledge against forcible submergence Massive gathering on July 31st,2019: Badwani, Madhya Pradesh After 34 years of persistent & perseverant struggle for right to life & to save Narmada & all rivers in India, the farmers to fish… Continue Reading →

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