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Are Adivasis children of a lesser god? | Stan Swamy

May 16, 2017 - 12:16 pm in Culture, Governance, Society

A life considered indispensable . . . According to PTI reports, Lt.Ummer Fayaz had come home on vacation where he was attending the marriage of his cousin in Kashmir when he was abducted from the venue of the wedding itself. His body was later found near a…

Bloodbath in Bastar: The Theory of Ethinic Cleansing – 2

July 30, 2016 - 6:28 am in Rights

REVISITING THE THEORY OF ETHNIC CLEANSING IN BASTAR Part 1 Part-2 Hatred and Violence Against Christian Minorities Two days ago news appeared in the media…

Green Jharkhand: Sold Out

July 13, 2016 - 11:26 am in Environment

Corporates invited to make green Jharkhand into a desert, devoid of nature and people The Chief Minister of Jharkhand, announced the formation of Jharkhand…

Bloodbath in Bastar: The Theory of Ethinic Cleansing

June 18, 2016 - 12:31 pm in Rights

REVISITING THE THEORY OF ETHNIC CLEANSING IN BASTAR Part-1  Adivasis and the ongoing Maoist conflict and anti-Maoist operations – whether it is under the erstwhile peace movement of Salwa Judum[1] and the later Samajik Ekta Manch or the ongoing Operation…

Is Sword Mightier than Pen now?

May 18, 2016 - 8:48 pm in Society

It is well known proverb, Pen is mightier than sword, but in this Corporate era it seems to be as Sword is mightier than Pen. Recently two journalists were brutally killed in Bihar & Jharkhand. In both murder cases there are similarities. In both cases…

Odisha villagers denied access to basic health facilities

August 14, 2015 - 7:39 pm in Health

Netri Chhatria of Junapani Village could not avail the service of institutional delivery because she was unable to pay for the transport to visit the nearest Community Health Centre at Komna, the block headquarters, located at a distance of 57 kilometers…

Laws in favour of Adivasis just show-pieces not implemented

July 2, 2015 - 5:54 pm in Rights

A saying goes that ‘written laws are like a spider-web, it will trap the poor and the weak, but it will be torn to pieces by the rich and powerful’. That in short is the story of the Indigenous Adivasi People in our country. True, some laws are enacted apparently…

Statement of PUCL Chhattisgarh on the recent attacks on security forces by Maoists

April 16, 2015 - 9:31 am in Society

The PUCL Chhattisgarh condemns in no uncertain terms the recent series of attacks by Maoists on security forces in the Bastar region over the past 72 hours, in which tragically 7 STF jawans, one BSF jawan and 6 CAF jawans lost their lives and several others…