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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,......

Why India should be worried even though tiger numbers are up

Image: An Indian Royal Bengal tiger at the South Khairbari nature park near Siliguri. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters   'We are rushing to 'develop' without carefully valuing natural......

Exclusive! Medha Patkar: Land acquisition ordinance will destroy poor

The new ordinance on land acquisition will allow land grabbers to deprive millions, destroy agriculture, horticulture, rivers, forests, tree cover and mangroves to extract minerals as well as......

How the government is smothering dissident NGOs

Muzzling NGOs is unbecoming of a democracy. Self-confident democracies encourage, indeed applaud, the involvement of citizens’ associations, including NGOs, in social and political......

Medha and Meera: A glimpse of the future

AAP candidates from Mumbai Medha Patkar and Meera Sanyal are poised to play a crucial and complementary role. While Patkar gives voice to the suffering of people at the grassroots, Sanyal is......

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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In Mamata Banerjee's mould

Rajya Sabha MP Dola Sen is part of the Bengali adda scene at the Central Hall of Parliament. Bengali adda, as she explained, is the coveted corner... ...

http://blogs.hindustantimes.com/just-people/2015/07/31/in-mamata-banerjee%e2%80%99s-mould/
Medha Patkar announces padyatra against Sardar Sarovar project

New Delhi: Asserting that the Sardar Sarovar Dam project in Gujarat has led to destruction of local economy and environment, social activist Medha... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/india/medha-patkar-announces-padyatra-against-sardar-sarovar-project_1638032.html
Bamiyan's ancient cave dwellings shelter homeless Afghans

BAMIYAN, AFGHANISTAN: Carved into dun-coloured cliffs, hundreds of manmade caves situated next to empty niches that once sheltered giant Buddha... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/bamiyans-ancient-cave-dwellings-shelter-homeless-afghans/articleshow/48249179.cms
Farmers protests in capital region fizzle out

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The protests by farmers in the capital region to keep their fertile lands from being taken away by the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Vijayawada/farmers-protests-in-capital-region-fizzle-out/article7466631.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Public hearing by Bhumi Adhikar Andolan unanimously in rejects Land Bill

A public hearing was organised by Bhumi Adhikar Andolan (BAA), a nationwide movement for land rights, that saw representatives of people's... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/public-hearing-by-bhumi-adhikar-andolan-unanimously-in-rejects-land-bill/15908171.shtml

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