The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has released the fourth edition of the ‘State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples’ (SOWIP). The report was launched on the 12th anniversary of the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (DRIP).

The AMD had sought permission to carry out survey and drilling of boreholes around Amrabad-Udimalla-Narayanpur.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Traditional Forest Dwellers, 22/07/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Socio-Economic Condition of Tribes, 22/07/2019.

In the first-ever such consultation with the forest department of Maharashtra on Thursday, tribal and forest rights activists, including those belonging to RSS constituent Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, ha

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Schemes for Tribal Areas, 15/07/2019. Government has adopted a multi-pronged strategy for overall and holistic development of tribal people living across the country including Madhya Pradesh. These include support for health, skill development, education, sanitation, water supply, livelihood etc.

The Dongria Kondh tribe of Niyamgiri Hills are among the best conservationists in the world.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Encroachment on Tribal Land, 04/07/2019. In so far as land related issues are concerned, the Ministry of Rural Development, Department of Land Resources (DoLR), is the nodal Ministry at the Centre, which plays a monitoring role in the field of land reforms.

Operations resumed at five iron ore mines at the Bailadila Range of Dantewada district on Thursday, after remaining suspended for six days as adivasis picketed entry gates against proposed mining

As thousands of tribals continue to protest against mining at deposit number 12 at Dantewada’s Bailadila iron ore mines, saying the hill that is to be mined is home to their deity, the sub-division

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