Jhabua bypoll: First litmus test for MP’s Kamal Nath government

Bhopal, Oct 11 (IANS) The upcoming bypoll to the Jhabua Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh on October 21 is expected to be the litmus test for the state’s Kamal Nath government.... Read more »

How Maharashtra, Karnataka & Tamil Nadu Use Outdated State Laws To Acquire Land

Source: Sabrangindia.in By Nihar Gokhale, Land Conflict Watch New Delhi: Maharashtra and Karnataka are using decades-old land acquisition laws–similar to a now-defunct colonial-era law–to acquire land for large projects, bypassing a more... Read more »

Battle of Aarey: SC to adjudicate

By Amiya Kumar Kushwaha New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Since its establishment as a milk colony in 1949, Mumbais Aarey area has undergone many changes but has succeeded in maintaining its biodiversity.... Read more »

Chakma tribals’ bodies slam Mizoram for ‘false’ campaign

Aizawl, Oct 9 (IANS) Various Chakma tribals’ organisations on Wednesday criticised the Mizoram government and Chief Minister Zoramthanga for an alleged ‘false campaign against the Chakmas and mistreatment to the students in... Read more »

Rebels keep parties on tenterhooks in Maharashtra

BY QUAID NAJMI   Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) All political parties, especially the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena, in Maharashtra are on tenterhooks as sheer rebellion could sour prospects of official candidates in... Read more »

How I was stalked & stopped when I ventured inside Aarey

Source: Sabrangindia.in By Harish Iyer In wake of the indiscriminate and cowardly felling of trees in Aarey, I decided to go check things out on the ground myself. While I could not... Read more »

Arunachal CM stresses an Arunachali identity

Itanagar, Oct 2 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu here on Wednesday called upon the people that Arunachali as an identity must come first before one’s respective tribe. “There are certain... Read more »

Congress releases second list for Maharashtra

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) With just 20 days to go for the vote to the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly, the Congress here on Tuesday announced 52 more candidates, which included former Chief... Read more »

Campaign for MP’s Jhabua assembly seat turns shrill

Jhabua, Oct 1 (IANS) The BJP has queered the pitch for the Madhya Pradesh assembly by-election to the tribal Jhabua seat by calling former Union Minister and veteran Congress candidate Kantilal Bhuria... Read more »

Impasse over repatriation of 35k tribals to Mizoram deepens

Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 1 (IANS) The decades old impasse over the repatriation of 35,000 tribal refugees to their homeland deepened further after the immigrants refused to return to their villages despite the Union... Read more »

Tripura govt likely to challenge HC ban on animal sacrifice

Agartala, Sep 28 (IANS) In a landmark judgment, the Tripura High Court has banned the centuries-old tradition of animals sacrifice in religious places in the northeastern state, while the state government is... Read more »

After Art 370 repeal, national unity complete

Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) After the repeal of Article 370, national unity is now complete, with the length and breadth of the country coming under the Indian Constitution and its rule of... Read more »

Notified criminals, Chhara youth see law as an escape from inequity

By Gargi Raval Ahmedabad, Sep 24 (IANS/ 101Reporters) “Being born in the Chhara community (a denotified tribe) is being branded ‘criminal’ for life. And you grow up watching only atrocities and verbal... Read more »

Tripura tribal party rally demands introduction of NRC

Agartala, Sep 24 (IANS) Tripura’s oldest tribal-based party, the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT), on Tuesday held a massive rally in support of their nine-point demands, including introduction of the National... Read more »

New Citizenship Bill will satisfy people’s concerns: Assam FM

Guwahati, Sep 24 (IANS) Ending speculation about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that the Bill will be moved in Parliament in the forthcoming session... Read more »

Maoist activity on the rise in poll-bound Dantewada

BY CHANDRAKANT NAIDU Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), Sep 19 (IANS) Sukma, the hub of Maoist activity in Bastar division, is back in the news with the reported convergence of a large number of Naxalites during... Read more »

SC slams UP government for 26 years’ silence on forest land

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for allowing private claims on forest lands in contravention of the apex court’s order of July 1994. The... Read more »

Why India’s New Wage Code Will Push Migrants Deeper Into Poverty

Source: Sabrangindia.in By Raghav Mehrotra, Nivedita Jayaram Ahmedabad: “I get Rs 300 for a day’s work and this is the best work I can get,” said Kamlesh*, an Adivasi migrant worker from Banswara in... Read more »

Jharkhand political parties tussle over Adivasi votes

Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Assembly elections in Jharkhand are going to be held at the end of this year and all the political parties in the state have gone into election mode with... Read more »

Yogi distributes land documents to Sonebhadra villagers

Sonebhadra (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday handed over land documents to 281 residents of Sonebhadra, where 11 tribals had been killed in a land dispute... Read more »