Does Raising Questions on the Rights of Adivasis Make Me a ‘Deshdrohi'?
The (Samatha) judgment was meant to provide safeguards for adivasis to control the excavation of minerals in their lands...
The Centre Cannot Hold: How GN Devy challenges our concept of knowledge
Devy is now at the frontline of the war over knowledge, language and politics.
Heritage in every grain
"We give each farmer (signing a pledge to use organic methods) two kilos of seed; they bring double the quantity back the next year, ”
Organic Food Is a Topic of Much Debate, but What Does “Eating Organic” Really Mean?
A bottom-up movement is essential therefore to apply pressure on the powers-that-be at least over a period of a few decades.
TosaMaidan Liberation & Conservation Struggle: A successful struggle of Non-violent & Democratic means in Kashmir
Following year-long demonstrations by the local villagers, the Government of J&K made a decision. TosaMaidan was handed over to its people.
People as auditors
The Supreme Court has ordered that Social Audit Standards be applied to set up truly independent state-supported Social Audit units.
ACT one: Anti-dam, pro-people
"... We should also start coming up with new ideas, showing alternatives (to livelihood).”
पत्थरगढ़ी से खिलवाड़ न करें (in Hindi)
भारतीय संविधान द्वारा प्रदत्त आदिवासियों को मिले अधिकारों को लिखा जा रहा है, जिसमें आपत्तिजनक कुछ भी नहीं, लेकिन...
Patthargarhi: Inside India’s Adivasistan
... the Adivasi-led exclusionist movement spread across hundreds of tribal villages in several states, including Jharkhand, Odisha and MP.