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eBook & Slideshow | Report on “Tribes in Transition” Conference in Santiniketan – West Bengal

Photos courtesy Sunder Manoj Hembrom © 2015; report courtesy Dr. Ivy Hansdak Some Glimpses of the ‘Tribes in Transition’ Conference, Santiniketan 12-13 March 2014 The ‘Tribes in Transition’ Conference has helped in enriching academic knowledge of the Indian tribes, has brought a very diverse group of … Continue reading

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eBook | Jawaharlal Nehru’s “Five Principles” for the policy to be pursued vis-a-vis the tribals

Jawaharlal Nehru [1889–1964, first Prime Minister of India] formulated the following “Five Principles” [Panchsheel] for the policy to be pursued vis-a-vis the tribals: (1) People should develop along the lines of their own genius, and the imposition of alien values … Continue reading

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eBook | The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights & Human Rights Day (10 December): “India must ratify the International Convention against Torture”

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. […] Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little … Continue reading

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eJournal | Call for rural schools in tune with local needs: Achieving Unesco’s goal of “integrated education”

Enrolment rates have improved in India, but especially in rural areas, the quality of primary education remains too poor. Our assessment was written by a member of the Santal community, one of India’s many Adivasi tribes. By Dr. Boro Baski … Continue reading

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ePaper & Audio | The Western Ghats are no ordinary ecosystem: They constitute the water tower of peninsular India

Source: Madhav Gadgil and Ligia Noronha, The Hindu, 2 May 2013Date Visited: 12 December 2022 It is certain that Gadgil committee report will find it’s way to the dustbin. The forest had been seized by certain people, who has an advantage … Continue reading

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