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Rayagada tribals fight against liquor

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, 2 weeks ago
Tribals unite against liquor and dowry The Hindu, 2 weeks ago

Revisiting the legend of Niyamgiri

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 the
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Award for The Hindu photographer

For the sake of mining bauxite, can the Dongria Kondhs Tribals be uprooted from their land? Images from The Hindu photographers show that the land and the people of Niyamgiri Hills are inseparable. One of the pictures showing the daily life of the Tribals has ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Gulf News

Back to the roots, an eco-friendly journey

As nations ponder food security, the Kondhs and India's other tribes show how to enjoy a nutritious diet without damaging the ecosystem Earlier this year, I was invited to a two-day tribal foods festival at Bisamcuttack, in the eastern Indian state ...
 Gulf News2 months ago
Deutsche Welle

Treading a fine line between trade and conservation to fight biopiracy

At first glance, the hoodia and turmeric plants couldn't be more different. The first is a spiky cactus that grows in the Kalahari desert in Africa and has traditionally been used by the San Bushmen to prevent hunger while hunting. The other, native ...
 Deutsche Welle6 days ago

Dance as muse

| Shrabasti Mallik Did you know that calligraphy as an art form originated from Shiva's tandav nritya? Rama Vaidyanathan, Sharmila Biswas and Parvati Dutta highlight such lesser-known facts through their performances. By Shrabasti Mallik ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago

20 gram sabhas in Chhattisgarh pass resolutions against auction of coal mines

The Hasdeo-Arand region comprises several coal blocks which are on the government's list for distribution under the recently passed ordinance. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi: Twenty gram sabhas or village councils from Chhattisgarh have passed ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

HC refuses to bar Delhi EC from issuing poll notification

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to interfere in the process for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections by restraining the Chief Electoral Officer from issuing notification for the polls. The matter was ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Forest land: As India Inc cheers, rude shock awaits the tribals

As per revised rules every four tribals is likely to be displaced or affected by projects, as their habitations were rich in natural resources Image: Dongria Kondh tribe from the sacred Niyamgiri hills. Photograph Reinhard Krause/Reuters. After approving an ordinance that does away with the need for consent of owners to acquire their land for infrastructure projects and other purposes, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is finalising the dilution of tribal rights over forest ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

The significance of Niyamgiri

The Supreme Court has strongly endorsed the role of the gram sabhas as democratic decision-making fora on issues of individual, community and cultural rights of tribals and traditional forest dwellers. Its recent ruling in the Niyamgiri bauxite ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
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