Friday, June 14, 2024

Topic: Tribes

Kerala: Tribal man found dead after mob assault, family alleges foul play in police version

Viswanathan, a tribal youth of Adled tribal hamlet in Kerala’s Wayanad was found hanging near the Government Medical College Hospital in Kozhikode on February 11, Saturday, days after he was assaulted by a mob.

Conceptualising Marginalisation: Agency, Assertion, and Personhood | Justice Chandrachud’s Ambedkar Memorial Lecture

Supreme Court judge Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on 6 December, delivered the 13th B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Lecture, 2021 on ‘Conceptualising Marginalisation: Agency, Assertion & Personhood.’ The event was organised by the Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, New Delhi & Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung South Asia in India International Centre, New Delhi.

Leave now on ‘moral ground’: Nagaland’s tribal body to Assam Rifles

Konyak Union, an influential tribal body in Nagaland, has sent a memorandum to the President, seeking removal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the entire North East region and action against the soldiers involved in the civilian killings.

Tribal orgs threaten protests, set Dec 31 deadline for separate religion code

Tribal organisations said it will bring out 200 Sarna Dharma Sagars (Raths) in the five eastern states, Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha and Assam between December 20 and 31 to demand separate religion code for Sarna followers.

‘You come up, breaking shackles of Manu (a)dharma that enslaved womenfolk for centuries together’

K. Veeramani, current president of Dravidar Kazhagam, a social movement in Tamilnadu that was founded by legendary leader E. V. Ramasamy, writes to Sonajharia Minz.

Global award for project that secured land for Karnataka’s tribal people

A trans-formative initiative supporting the Koraga people and nine other tribal communities in the state of Karnataka to access land for the first time has today been named a Gold Award Winner in this year’s World Habitat Awards.