Sunday, February 25, 2024

Topic: Tribal rights

“Tribal Bachao Andolan” in J&K is exposing BJP’s Tribal, Pasmanda outreach

Sarfraz Ahmed & Sajid Choudhary  In their repeated claims, the BJP shows concern about tribals and Pasmanda Muslims. In a post-budget webinar on 'Reaching the...

Photos: Forest dwellers displaced by Nagarhole Tiger Reserve fight for their ancestral land

For decades, evicted forest dwellers from India's Nagarhole Tiger Reserve, near the Karnataka-Kerala border, are fighting to reclaim their ancestral land. The Nagarhole Tiger...

Andhra Pradesh: Tribal women protest with noose around neck

Tribal women farmers in Andhra Pradesh's Anakapalli district on Friday staged a protest against plans to hand over their cashew plantations to a mining...

Why thousands of Adivasis protest against police camp in Silger?

Chhattisgarh is situated exactly where the heart of India would point to — a little towards the bottom right. About 500 kilometres south of...

We reject February 13 order of Supreme Court to evict Adivasis: Human Rights Forum

Human Rights Forum (HRF) rejected the February 13 order of the Supreme Court that calls for eviction in a summary and time-bound manner of those whose claims for forest rights under The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act (FRA) have been rejected.

Supreme Court of India orders forced eviction of 1 million Adivasis

The court’s orders came in a case filed by wildlife groups questioning the validity of the Forest Rights Act. The petitioners had also demanded that all those whose claims over traditional forestlands are rejected under the law should be evicted by state governments as a consequence.