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Remembering the 'bhoodan movement' of 1951 in Delhi

In the absence of a bhoodan (gifting land to the landless) act, bhoodan land has become disputed in many regions of Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. The community hall at Delhi's Gandhi Smriti,......

'We have started a revolution, there will be change'

'The Kopardi rape/murder was the immediate cause of the unrest.''However, there is a feeling of isolation and anger that has been simmering within the Maratha community.''The protests gave......

Flooded yet 'dry': The great Bihar paradox

IMAGE: A man escapes a water-logged village in Bihar. Photograph: PTI Photo. Let Bihar be damned under its contradictions of having gone ‘dry’ and then having been submerged under a......

New threat for BJP in Gujarat

If the Anandiben Patel administration was shaken by the Patidar agitation, the Vijay Rupani government would have to deal with the Jignesh Mevani-led Dalit movement, reports Sohini Das. IMAGE:......

'You are sitting on a volcano of Dalit anger'

IMAGE: Dalits enforce the closure of markets during a protest in Ahmedabad July 20 against the assault by cow protectors in Rajkot. Photograph: PTI 'Only the smoke is coming out now. Let us......

Bengal govt not to acquire land for industry:Panel

The two-member expert committee constituted by the West Bengal government to draft a new land policy in the state, has recommended direct purchase of land by industrialists from farmers."We have......

Rural India is the hotbed of amazing innovations

A cycle that runs on water and land, a scooter-powered flour mill, a solar mosquito killer, a cycle-powered washing machine -- these are just a few of the over 100,000 outstanding innovations that......

Ten myths of Indian economic policy

Economic policy in India, and perhaps in many other countries, is constrained by powerful prevailing myths and prejudices. Sometimes these myths simply reflect lazy thinking or an apparent......

SEZ concept enormously destructive: Govt report

Special economic zones are nothing but special exemption zones and there is no reason to exempt these from all law. Hence, scrap these, is the recommendation of the Committee on Land Reforms and......

Budget stresses focus on aam aadmi: Govt

The Interim Budget highlights the focus on aam aadmi in the development process. The year 2008-09 has seen substantial increase in outlays spanning across sectors. Continuing the trend, the budget......

Review: Papilio Buddha is hard hitting

Papilio Buddha leaves us with a bold question: is the largest democracy a truly functioning democracy or just a means of providing privileges for some? Says Paresh PalichaWhen you hold up a mirror......
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'We have started a revolution, there will be change'

'The Kopardi rape/murder was the immediate cause of the unrest.''However, there is a feeling of isolation and anger that has been simmering within... ...
Colombia Peace Talks, Referendum and After

COLOMBIA and the world was stunned when the NO vote won the referendum on the peace agreements on October 2, 2016. The referendum was held to vote... ...
When Jai Bhim meets Lal Salaam

Dalit politics cannot move forward unless it is willing to articulate the material aspirations of the dispossessed. Similarly, Left politics has no... ...
Fight with BJP, not SP or BSP, says Cong's K Raju

11 October 2016, New Delhi, Supriya Bhardwaj As the Congress plans to woo Dalits in the upcoming UP, Punjab and Gujarat polls, its... ...
Nobody can snatch right to choice of food

Journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh has said that nobody had the authority to snatch away the right to choice of food of the people especially of... ...

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