Jantar Mantar Protests: Why are Ladakhis demanding statehood?
The people of Leh and Kargil want to protect their homeland’s fragile ecology; they also want constitutional safeguards under the …
In pics: Ladakhis demand statehood, inclusion in Constitution’s Sixth Schedule
Ladakh residents protested at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi February 15 for statehood, constitutional safeguards, job reservations and other rights
Why is Sonam Wangchuk fasting at -40 degree Celsius?
Wangchuk wants to educate not just the world but also the people of Ladakh about the looming threat of the climate crisis in the region
Very little is understood about Fifth and Sixth schedules of Indian constitution
On the 69th anniversary of passage of Fifth and Sixth Schedules, DTE brings first ever tabular comparison of these provisions
Involving indigenous people in environmental governance — the Sixth Schedule way
Customary practices of the North East’s tribal population are harmonious with nature. Extensive recognition and conferment of rights over …
Environmental stewards: White House asks federal agencies to include indigenous knowledge in governance
The government directive will apply to Native American, Pacific Islander and Alaskan Native communities
‘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 …
'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 …