Adivasi

Love in the time of development

Pankaj Sekhsaria’s new novel about the Andaman islands turns real life into compelling prose.

| Apr 06, 2016

Water and the community

Bandh-dong committees in western Assam manage the equitable distribution of water through community participation

| Mar 28, 2016

Unravelling realities

A new collection of stories provides layered representations of indigenous communities.

| Jan 18, 2016

The 13 men from Subalpur

Sonia Faleiro's book on the Birbhum gang rape is riddled with inconsistencies and contradictions.

| Jul 10, 2015

Deride and conquer

Shashank Kela’s book on Adivasi history contextualises and re-evaluates their current struggles

| Jul 15, 2013

Legacies of a colonial state

Shashank Kela speaks about his new book, A Rogue and Peasant Slave: 200 years of Adivasi Resistance.

| Jan 25, 2013

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