KORAPUT: Dongria Kondhs of Rayagada district have launched an awareness drive for liquor-free villages. "The tribals' habit of consuming alcohol has led to a rise in domestic violence," said Lada Sikoka, president of Niyamgiri Surakhya Samiti, ... Times of India, 1 month ago
Tribals unite against liquor and dowry - The Hindu, 1 month ago
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It will need a caring partnership between the Dongria Kondh, civil society organisations and the government to figure out how to navigate the very difficult terrain theThe Hindu, 2 months ago
A file photo of protests against the Mahan mines. Photo: Reuters For weeks now, there has been a debate raging in the media on the issue of Priya Pillai and whether the government was right in stopping the Greenpeace India activist from ...Livemint.com, 1 day ago
Countercurrents.org As I boarded the train to Muniguda, I felt something similar to a long felt desire being realized. I was heading towards the Niyamgiri hills- to meet with the people who had, despite all odds, managed to convince the reluctant ...Counter Currents, 5 days ago
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The resignation of the self-proclaimed Gandhi family loyalist from the Congress has raised questions about who she favoured and who she didn't, by stalling development projects in the name of environmental clearance. Ruhi Kandhari reports ...Tehelka, 1 week ago
a twenty-year-old Santhal woman reported that thirteen men had gang-raped her on the orders of her village council in remote Subalpur in West Bengal. She was punished, she said, for having an affair with a Muslim man. In 13 Men, Sonia Faleiro ...Livemint.com, 2 weeks ago
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