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Gram sabhas above Parl; need to empower them: Hazare

Decrying the failure of Rajya Sabha to pass the Lokpal bill, Anna Hazare on Thursday made a curious suggestion to bring a law to empower gram sabhas that will be above Parliament. In a video......

No more lavish Malayali weddings?

For most affluent families in Kerala, marriage is reduced to an occasion to flaunt their wealth. Now, the Women's Commission in the state wants marriage expenses to be capped at Rs 6 lakh. A......

Bihar polls likely in September-October

Assembly elections in Bihar, where the Bharatiya Janata Party is set for a battle against a united Janata Parivar, are likely to be held sometime in September-October when extensive central forces......

Hazare warns of another fast over 'anti-farmer' provisions in land bill

Saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is concerned more about corporates than farmers, social activist Anna Hazare warned of another fast if the ‘anti-farmer’ provisions in the......

The 2013 land law is non-negotiable: Jairam Ramesh

With the government introducing the land bill in the Lok Sabha this week, Jairam Ramesh, who piloted the 2013 land bill as the then rural development minister, says the best route now is to......

Third gram sabha rejects Niyamgiri mining plan

The villagers of Tadijhola in Kalahandi district of Odisha rejected the proposal for bauxite mining in Niyamgiri hills on Tuesday, becoming the third gram sabha to do so. Of 22 eligible voters in......

Meet on Niyamgiri mining project: Tribals in the dark

Even as this village on the slopes of the rugged Niyamgiris gets ready to host the maiden gram sabha on Thursday to decide the fate of a bauxite mining project on the hills, life for the local......

Yawning gap in Modi government's claims and deeds on climate

Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tall claims that no one has served nature more than India, some of the steps taken by his government prove that the ground reality is the exact opposite,......

Not making it 'prestige' issue: Govt on Land Ordinance

Even as it looked set to re-promulgate the Land Acquisition Ordinance, government today insisted that it was not making it a "prestige" issue and was willing to have a discussion with opposition......

Green laws to the wind! Industry will soon be able to fell trees without tribal consent

Environment ministry readies draft to dilute tribal rights to help India Inc Image: After the Prime Minister’s Office overruled the tribal affairs ministry, the environment ministry has......

Prior commitments force Tendulkar out of PM's trip to Aus

Sachin Tendulkar was invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be part of his official delegation for the Australia tour later this month, but the cricket icon has expressed his inability to make......
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NAPM condemns arrest of All India Union of Forest Working People activists by UP Police

National Alliance of People's Movements (NAPM) expressed its outrage at the arrest of senior activist and advocate, Roma Malik, Sokalo Gond, and... ...

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Maharashtra government plans non-alcoholic products from mohua flowers

Tribals use flowers to manufacture liquor for self-consumption in scheduled areas Govt has plans to manufacture products like laddoos,... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-maharashtra-government-plans-non-alcoholic-products-from-mohua-flowers-2100553
Gram Sabhas for Acquisition of Land

VIJAYAWADA:The special deputy collector's office (land acquisition) has issued notification for acquisition of land for laying Inner Ring road... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/Gram-Sabhas-for-Acquisition-of-Land/2015/07/01/article2895561.ece
Kannauj home to UP's first 100% solar powered villages

CHANDUHAR/FAKIRPUR (Kannauj): The last time a Salman Khan-starrer hit cinema screens across India, two backward villages of Kannauj were also in... ...

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Gondia, Melghat villages show the way for tendu collection

Even as community forest rights (CFR) have met with limited success, and failed to pan out across all forest communities, 14 gram sabhas have shown... ...

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