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‘The State Has Left My Mother To Die,’ Says Sudha Bharadwaj’s Daughter

As activist Sudha Bharadwaj’s health deteriorates inside prison, her friends and family speak to Outlook about her incarceration and work among the tribals in Chhattisgarh. Activist Sudha Bharadwaj was arrested in 2018 in connection with the Elgar Parishad Maoist links… Continue Reading →

‘Bitter struggle’ of Dang tribals working as sugarcane cutters

Friday, July 23, 2021 By Debarun Dutta Nearly two lakh tribal workers migrate every year from districts of Dang and Tapi in Gujarat and Nandurbar and Dhule in Maharashtra to harvest sugarcane in farms of South Gujarat. The workers are… Continue Reading →

MP: State Forest Officials Beat Up Adivasis, Destroy their Houses and fields

The officials illegally destroyed the houses and ran JCBs all over the agricultural farms and spraying chemicals on the crops, thus ruining their livelihood. .By :Aparna Sanjay |July 15, 2021  On the morning of July 10, a series of violent… Continue Reading →

Stan Swamy – declared a saint by the Adivasis, Dalits and Shudras

Stan Swamy has saved India by his death. The world has come to know how the Indian regime could crucify one who worked for the most oppressed. Our constitutional democracy obviously has not changed the hearts of those who don’t… Continue Reading →

In Modi’s India, Being a Tribal Woman is an Act of Resistance

BY JO WOODMAN In central India’s Bastar region, hundreds of women gathered on International Women’s Day to commemorate the death of two Adivasi (tribal) women – victims of sexual assault by security forces. One, a sixteen year old girl, had taken… Continue Reading →

India – 154 incidents of Violence against Christians in first 6 months of 2021

by- A C MichaelFormer Member of Delhi Minorities Commission Perhaps, a new ministry of cooperation may bring in better understanding of others’ faith, especially those who oppose the practice of Christian faith. This year, 2021, hasn’t been any difference to… Continue Reading →

Prayer and Love for Fr. Stan Swamy

By – Europa Doley and Sania Muzamil “But we’ll still sing in Chorus  A Caged Bird still can sing”  On 8th October 2020, Father Stan Swamy, a Tribal Rights activist and a Jesuit priest from Jamshedpur, was arrested by the… Continue Reading →

Amid Covid-19, Odisha’s Koraput girl helps underprivileged children ‘bridge’ learning gaps

As it was almost a year into the school closure, concern among parents emerged as to how their children will be back to education. The situation of Kaliaguda, a remote village of Kundura block in Odisha’s Koraput district was no… Continue Reading →

Development vs Environment: The Situation in Meghalaya

by- Isheeta Sharma * On June 22, the Public Works Department (PWD) cut down ancient Pine trees on the 7th Mile Upper Shillong stretch of the National Highway. These trees have been in existence since the colonial period. However, many… Continue Reading →

Sustainable Ecotourism Plans for Andaman & Nicobar Raise Many Eyebrow

By: Isheeta Sharma The Andaman & Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corp. Ltd, which is a government undertaking, has been tasked with developing the territory in an environment-friendly and balanced manner. The corporation has further invited applications from developers to create… Continue Reading →

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