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Catholics oppose eviction of Adivasis for jungle ‘adventure tourism’ scheme

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Catholics oppose eviction of Adivasis for jungle ‘adventure tourism’ scheme

Catholic bishops have lent their support to tribal communities in Jharkhand , who oppose a planned ‘corridor for wild life’ that threatens to displace thousands of people in 214 villages. The government has identified 296 hectares of land for a “wild life corridor” for elephants over four districts in the state. This meas that people […]

Policemen and Babus get a taste of People Power in Khunti

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Policemen and Babus get a taste of People Power in Khunti

Ranchi: Last week, some 80 officials of the Khunti administration, including SP Ashwini Kumar Sinha, ¬†held ‘hostage’ for 12 hours by tribal villagers, who dug trenches and put up barricades to trap them, and then aired a host of land rights concerns at a village barely 16 km from the district headquarters and 60 km […]