Tag Archives: tribals

Tribals take over disused Aavin farmland

Say government has not kept its promise on providing employment, cattle More than 80 families belonging to the indigenous Irular tribe have occupied what they claim to be their ancestral land in Vazhaithottam in the buffer zone of the Mudumalai ...

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Odisha tribals protest genetically-modified mustard seeds

BHUBANESWAR: Thousands of tribal women from 54 blocks of 11 districts took out a rally protesting genetically-modified (GM) mustard seeds here on Saturday. Spokesperson of Orissa Nari Samaj Karmi Beshra said the GM mustard will kill all traditional and sustainable mustards ...

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TRIBALS’ MARCH TURNS VIOLENT IN RANCHI

A huge number of tribal men and women armed with traditional weapons and sticks today took the busy VVIP Harmu Road to ransom in the presence of police, apparently to mark tribal icon Birsa Munda’s martyrdom day. The march, which ...

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Eviction notice to Kol tribals of Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa district warns: Your houses would be razed within two days

Members of the tribal Kol family – Siyadulari, Lalmani, Baramdin and Badori, belonging to Kheraha village of Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh – have approached the district collector, Rewa, telling him that they have been threatened by local officials that ...

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Water pits, their only respite

HARBHANGA (BOUDH) : A Large pit with brown-coloured water is the only source of drinking water for tribals and Dalits residing in Nediguda village of Harbhanga block in Boudh district. In another village, Kaupada, tribals collect muddy water from a ...

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