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Tribals – Who Are They?

The terms ‘Tribals’ and ‘Tribal People’ have not been precisely defined in the Constitution of India. A skillfully coined phrase ‘Scheduled Tribe’ occupies a large portion of the Constitution. But the Constitution does not define Scheduled Tribes as such. Article 366(25) refers to Scheduled... 

The Stumbling Blocks To Development —The Need To Introspect Within Us—

This piece comes after a flurry of views and counter views exchanged with a fellow writer in this paper (The Sangai Express) recently. For those who come in late, here is the account of what was going then: I wrote that jhum cultivation must be replaced with alternative crops like pineapple, orange,... 

Tribal Autonomy: Politics of Exclusion & Inclusion

In the face of a tussle between majority’s democratic exclusion and marginalized community’s desire for separation from existing institutional arrangement lies the ideology of a deepening centralization of the regional polity by the Central government through constitutional arrangements of... 

COPTAM Raises Its Tempo Again

LAMKA, Nov 12: After maintaining stoic silence for some time, CoPTAM through a statement issued to the press today once again raises its tempo with a threat to either initiate a movement of their own or join other tribal movement. The committee’s statement that is filled exasperation and frustration...