tribal people

  • August 24, 2010

    India’s Environment Minister has blocked Vedanta Resources’ controversial plan to mine bauxite on the sacred hills of the Dongria Kondh tribe.

  • August 10, 2010

    Two leaders of the peaceful struggle of the Dongria Kondh people against Vendanta Resources' plans for a bauxite mine on their tribal lands have been abducted.

  • October 11, 2007

    They are people seldom spoken of - the rural poor, landless and tribal people of India - at time when their country is being hailed as a new economic superpower. But last week they demanded to be heard, at the start of one of the biggest non-violent protests since Gandhi chased out the British.