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When politicians made a mockery of the farmers' protest

None of them who took to the dais at the Mumbai farmers' morcha spoke about the Forest Rights Act, lack of irrigation facilities, minimum support price, and under-employment among the tribals,......

PM warns of action against those who 'snatch' tribal rights

Natural resources in forests should not be exploited at the cost of tribals living there, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, warning those who 'snatch' their rights of stringent action.......

The forest is your right, Rahul tells tribals in Chhattisgarh

Rahul Gandhi interacts with tribals in Chhattisgarh. Photograph: ANI/Twitter Pitching for forest rights of tribals, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi attacked the Centre and the Bharatiya......

RTI activist shot dead near Gujarat HC

A prominent Right to Information activist, who had filed a public interest litigation against illegal mining in Gir forest region, was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen opposite Gujarat high......

Veerappan encounter was fake: Rights activists

Human rights activists have claimed that the Special Task Force had staged-managed the encounter in which forest brigand Veerappan and his three associates were killed in October last......

Niyamgiri poised for voting on bauxite mining for Vedanta plant

The Supreme Court on April 18 ordered the villagers be provided with basic forest rights in form of the land titles A recent show on a local Doordarshan channel about Dongria Kondhs, indigenous......

Was it right to stop Vedanta?

The Minister of Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh's order stopping Vedanta Aluminium and the Orissa Mining Corporation from mining bauxite in the Niyamgiri hills to feed the company's......

No forest rights violation at Posco site: Orissa

The Orissa government has refuted allegations of the four-member committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA), on the issue of violations of......

It's the right climate for change

The new Indian position articulated in Parliament by the minister of state for environment and forests is a mix of pragmatism and principle, says Business Standard.In defining a new and nuanced......

Sounds to come alive on Google Earth

Here's good news for Internet enthusiasts. Ethnic sounds - right from the Brazilian rain forest to Arctic ice sheets - will now accompany the location-sighting venture on Google Earth."Our......

'Ratan Singh's situation is similar to mine'

'Maharawal Ratan Singh's situation is very similar to Shahid's situation in Padmaavat, as an actor.''I was pitted against very high odds, in a very unlikely situation, and I had to somehow come out......

Guess who turned 80!

Sukanya Verma celebrates the timeless magic of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on its 80th anniversary. Children are a pure audience. They grab on to the simplest of suggestions and turn them into......

Asha Parekh's connection with Rani Mukerji's father

'Ram Mukherjee was kind, gentle and attentive. He knew his job even though Hum Hindustani was his directorial debut. He was very confident.' Asha Parekh remembers one of her earliest......

Why NaMo, Rahul, Kejri etc MUST watch Newton

'Will anything change for you after the election?' And the man said, 'Kuch nahin badlega.' And he had a smile on his face. He knew nothing was going to change. IMAGE: Rajkummar Rao in and as......

Review: Gurgaon is supremely entertaining

Director Shanker Raman, with an appetite for noir and a natural temperament for fast-cutting, takes you so swiftly and so deeply inside Gurgaon's anomie that you may mistake his vision of the city......

Soccer Briefs: PSG rally past Strasbourg; Bayern snatch late win

IMAGE: Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar makes his way past Strasbourg’s Jonas Martin in Saturday's Ligue 1 match; Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters Paris St Germain continued their march......

FA Cup PIX: Aguero scores twice in City win, Chelsea held by Norwich

IMAGE: Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates with Oleksandr Zinchenko after scoring their second goal against Burnley at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Saturday. Photograph: Phil......

Football Briefs: Inter Milan penalty awarded after five-minute video consultation; Bayern beaten

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field over the weekend IMAGE: Referee Claudio Gavillucci awards a penalty to Inter Milan after a video review as Mauro Icardi prepares to take......

Football Roundup: Second-tier teams scramble for share of EPL riches

Second-tier teams scramble for share of Premier League riches IMAGE: Bradford players celebrate. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images. The annual scramble for promotion to the Premier League......

Football Roundup: Spanish soccer federation head arrested

Spanish soccer federation head arrested in graft investigation IMAGE: UEFA Vice President Angel Maria Villar. Photograph: Handout/UEFA via Getty Images The head of Spain's soccer federation......
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Why environmentalists are worried about rubber plantations in Northeast

These plantations are not only eating into the land occupied by the region’s native forests, they could also disturb the ground water reserve... ...
A mystic journey

Legends, tales and history can leave an unforgettable vivid imprint on your mind as you walk through the small clearings amid the forests of Rajgir... ...
Mining troubles

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This multibillion-dollar corporation is controlled by a penniless yoga Superstar

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"Victorious" farmers leave Mumbai

With hopes in their eyes and written assurance from the Maharashtra government to meet their demands, thousands of farmers, who had gathered in... ...

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