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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 →

Death by Aadhaar? : on faulty public distribution system in Jharkhand

Shiv Sahay SinghJULY 13, 2019 Kunti Nagasia and her son Rinku Nagasia live in abject poverty in Mahuadanr block of Latehar district, Jharkhand. The family has no ration card and is surviving with the help of neighbours. (Below) Family members… Continue Reading →

Niyamgiri – A Mountain That Will Not Bow Down To Corporate Loot

Shobha R. | 10 JULY, 2019 ‘We will die if we don’t fight’  NIYAMGIRI HILLS, ODISHA: On May 15, Dadi Kadraka, an activist with the Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti (the Niyamgiri Protection Council or NSS) which has put up a relentless fight against… Continue Reading →

Campaign ‘victory’: Bihar considers ban on asbestos, carcinogenic to humans

Tuesday, July 09, 2019 In a major victory for anti-asbestos campaigners, the Bihar government has said that it is considering an immediate ban on use of asbestos&based products of all kinds in the state. Speaking in the state assembly, Bihar… Continue Reading →

Appeal to the BJP Government: Stop Attacking The Rights of Tribals and Forest Dwellers

To: Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India New Delhi Subject: Attack on tribals and forest dwellers by Central government Dear Shri Modiji, We are writing to express our deep concern at the active attempt to attack the rights of… Continue Reading →

Assam – Fact Finding Report on Rajnikhal eviction in village of Cachar District

by manushtaniya The temporary tin-shade where the affected families presently staying.(image captured by Neharul Ahmed Mazumder) This is a report based on a fact-finding visit to Rajhnikhal village where 80 famalies are left shelterless due to sudden and  inhuman  eviction… Continue Reading →

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