‘Tribals turn extremists because states are too busy making money from land’
The world’s largest democracy is facing a surge in tribal uprisings. The recent killings of Mahendra Karma and other Congress leaders in …
Jharkhand-based coalition calls for mass protests against decision to open coal sector
The Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha is also irked due to Chief Minister Hemant Soren’s decision to support the Centre’s move
In Churning the Earth, The Making of Global India, environmentalist Ashish Kothari and economist Aseem Shrivastava put India's much-hyped growth …
Cancel bauxite mining agreements in tribal area: Union tribal minister urges Andhra Pradesh governor
'Mining plans cause growth of extremism in the Scheduled tribal areas'
MoEF panel favours bauxite mining in Vizag tribal area
Yet-to-be-made public report dismisses environmental concerns
Bamboo rights: Maharashtra gives priority to paper mill over Forest Rights Act
Chief Minister Prithvi Raj Chavan says agreement with Ballarpur Industries predates the Act
'Mainland tribal people also need autonomous councils'
Autonomous councils in the Northeast are the reason why people there did not lose access to land and forests, says Virginius Xaxa, head of …
Fresh development plan for naxal-affected districts
Rural schemes to be more flexible; get more funds