Spinning the Right Yarn: Problems in Indian cotton need ecological understanding, not biotechnology
The solution to the dystopic Indian cotton system lies in developing an ecological understanding using Short Staple-High Density cotton as a basis.
Dissolution of traditional Adivasi structures for modernity
"There are a lot of lessons to be learnt from Adivasi communities, which have an equitable structure and provide opportunities for everyone to grow.”
Bargur buffaloes from Erode recognised as specific breed
Adapted for grazing in the hilly terrain, the small Bargur cattle is mainly reared for milk and manure
Millets are returning to our fields and plates
Women are the custodians of seed diversity, including millets. Seed selection, an important part of the process, is also mostly done by women.
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.
The indigenous doctors and Healers of Chhattisgarh
Knowledge and a respect for ecology still enables the local traditional healers to ensure immense faith and following by Chhattisgarh folk.
This Indian Language can be written by only 100 people
The need for a standard language for education and administration is more urgent in the conflicted regions the Gondi tribes inhabit
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...