100 farmers in Rajasthan celebrating their bumper produce

These farmers from Surata Gram Panchayat saw a produce of about 1,03,580 kg of vegetables, out of which 70,350 kg have been sold to generate an additional income of around Rs 25.38... Read more »

Assam moves MSME ordinance, protests on conversion of land

The AASU protestors called the “MSME Ordinance” as a “betrayal of trust” by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led state government that had come to power in 2016 promising to protect ‘jati’ (race), ‘mati’... Read more »

All Nagaland declared ‘disturbed area’, AFSPA extended 6 mths

According to an official of the Nagaland Home Department, the mountainous state, bordering Myanmar, has been under the AFSPA for the past several decades. Kohima, July 3 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry... Read more »

Gujarat MLA fears for life, writes to President for security

The BTP chief and his son, the BTP MLA from Dediyapada constituency Mahesh Vasava, didn’t vote in the last Friday’s elections for four Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat. Gandhinagar: The Bharatiya Tribal... Read more »

Maha tribal woman hangs minor daughter, self

Identified as Mangala Wagh, the woman first hanged her daughter with her sari and then herself from a tree near a hillock, around 1 km on the outskirts of the Deragaon village,... Read more »

Gadkari “Govt aims to develop indigenous, low carbon transport system”

Gadkari also said the government will play the role of a facilitator and support the private sector in its initiatives for developing a sustainable transportation system. New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Union... Read more »

Centre cites agri procurement, power consumption to show ‘increasing economy activities’

“This has proved to be a much needed panacea in these distressing times of Covid-19 pandemic, which has disrupted lives and livelihoods of tribals,” New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Two weeks into... Read more »

Gujarat RS polls: First preference voting over

In the 182-member Assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party has a strength of 103, Congress (65), Bharatiya Tribal Party (2), NCP (1) and there is one independent MLA, Jignesh Mevani. Also, 10 seats... Read more »

Digvijaya Singh targeted for taking up cheating case against tribal people

Singh says he is being targeted for taking up the case of cheating with the tribal people by Chouhan’s supporters. They should instead investigate who has manipulated the video. Singh said agents... Read more »

‘Roadmap’ been chalked out to douse Assam’s oil well fire

At least two fire fighters of OIL were killed and four others including one from ONGC were injured near the oil well blowout site on Wednesday. The inferno was so intense that... Read more »

NMDC in big soup as Chhattisgarh cracks whip

The mining department said it launched the crackdown operation at around noon, on the basis of specific inputs of massive royalty theft by the company as well as storing iron ore without... Read more »

Palghar lynching: SC seeks Maha response over plea seeking CBI probe

The plea contended that in front of the police officials, the mob started beating sadhus, Chikne Maharaj Kalpavrukshagiri (70) and Sushilgiri Maharaj Kalpavrukshagir (35). New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court... Read more »

Raj Cong on alert, sends MLAs to resort ahead of RS polls

Strict action should be taken against those involved in such a despicable crime who are trying to lure people’s representatives and destabilise the government By Archana Sharma  Jaipur, June 10 (IANS) The... Read more »

Himachal minister faces tribals’ protest over quarantine

“Even our relatives settled outside the area are not allowed to visit here due to the deadly virus. If anyone has to come, he has to go for quarantine. Even the VIPs... Read more »

The contribution of Adivasi and forest dwelling communities in climate justice

#IAmAClimateWarrior Campaign, a collective initiative of civil society organizations (CSOs) and People’s Forum, has showcased here a glimpse of the contribution of Adivasi and forest dwelling communities in climate justice. The testimonies... Read more »

Palghar lynching: Villager quizzed by CID commits suicide

Dhangada’s body was found on Saturday, hanging by a nylon rope on a tree in Divshi-Chinchpada village under the jurisdiction of Kasa Police Station. Palghar (Maharashtra), June 8 (IANS) Vinsu Dharma Dhangada,... Read more »

Fewer Madhya Pradesh labourers retracing their steps

Stories of labour being wooed back to work with promises of much higher wage packages after the traumatic corona break are rare in the state. Bhopal, June 7 (IANS) Reverse migration of... Read more »

Raj exploring ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ to bring economy back on track

The team is busy exploring opportunities in beekeeping in tribal areas, as well as on bamboo work. We are also looking at traditional works which can be taken up in diverse topography,... Read more »

Rahul Gandhi writes to Kerala CM on online classes initiative

“While this is a temporary alternative, its success depends on students access to digital infrastructure like computers, smart phones, television and reliable internet connections,” Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Congress leader and MP... Read more »

Kiren Rijiju, Arjun Munda inaugurate Khelo India e-Pathshala

“The program will help connect even those young archers who are in small villages and tribal areas and will make sure they get access to the best coaches via Khelo India e-pathshala.... Read more »