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The recent amendments in the Chotanagpur Tenancy Act (1908) by the BJP-led state government only aims to weaken Adivasi land ownership.
At a time when people across Assam are celebrating the BJP's electoral victory, people in the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) area are witnessing a tense situation following an episode of mob violence. On the early morning of 30 May, around 4am, a young tribal student, Sansuma Ramchiary, was brutally tortured by a gang of locals who suspected him of stealing.
Jharkhand-based human rights activist Gladson Dungdung has alleged that he was offloaded from an international flight on Monday morning for what he suspects to be a backlash to his recent book on mini...