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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,......

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......

How the government suppresses dissent

The mother of intolerance is the Union home ministry, run by ultra-conservative bureaucrats who are inclined to take a hard line on matters ranging from fighting insurgencies to putting citizens......

Finishing Hugo Chavez's unfinished task in Venezuela

Sustaining the Bolivarian revolution after Hugo Chavez won’t be easy. But we must all celebrate its considerable achievements and wish it well, says Praful Bidwai. He was called a......

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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Kaundanya
Q. What exactly the Naxals Demand ?? Who sposnors them ??
Kaundanya:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-exactly-the-naxals-demand--who-sposnors-them-/25667292/answers/

Kaundanya
Q. Naxals are biggest threat to India. They have resorted to inhuman acts like killing and kidnapping. They gradually became more and more violent and authoritarian in their approach. This is a problem which has acquired such a magnitude that cooperation between the Centre and states is absolutely necessary and the Central government must help states in every possible way. Comments plz.
Kaundanya:  A. Naxal Movement started in 1960s, Charu Mazumdar and Sanu kanyal and others were the founding father of Naxal movement, that time these people were...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/naxals-are-biggest-threat-to-india.-they-have-resorted-to-in/25667292/answers/19487599

rukhsana
Q. How did this word \'Naxalite\', come into being? Why not any other word ??
Rukhsana:  A. The ultra millitant, deviated left wing, eccentric movement, followed the armed peasant uprising of Naxalbari village of Darjeeling district in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-did-this-word-naxalite-come-into-being-why-not-any-other/19487560/answers/17138701

QueSera Sera
Q. Are MOists(naxals) a very serious threat to the country today?
QueSera Sera:  A. Yes they do, almost from the entire Indian political spectrum. Noticeably, when the Naxalite movement first started in the late sixties in West...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-moistsnaxals-a-very-serious-threat-to-the-country-today/17083072/answers/15752603

gaurav shokeen
Q. Is Naxal activity the biggest threat to our internal security?
Gaurav Shokeen:  A. Yes they do, almost from the entire Indian political spectrum. Noticeably, when the Naxalite movement first started in the late sixties in West...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-naxal-activity-the-biggest-threat-to-our-internal-securit/15752593/answers/15770902

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Left in the margins

simantini krishnan The decline of the Left was established beyond doubt in the recently concluded polls. A similar outcome can be expected in the... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/65148-left-in-the-margins.html
No going back on MGNREGA

The MGNREGA website shows that 2013-14 ended with unpaid wages of a monstrous amount of Rs 4,800 crore. Aruna Roy Mohandas Pai, currently an... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/no-going-back-on-mgnrega/
Bengal celebrates Jyoti Basus birth centenary

West Bengal Tuesday celebrated the birth centenary of Jyoti Basu - one of the most revered Indian politicians and the state's former chief minister... ...

http://www.mumbainews.net/index.php/sid/223603021/scat/701ee96610c884a6
The Left's EXISTENTIAL CRISIS

Among the greatest losers from the tectonic political shift wrought by the Bharatiya Janata Party's Lok Sabha victory are the parties that comprise... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=34224
Committee to check for misuse of Bhoodan land

Hyderabad: To fulfil its promise to give three acres of land to every landless Dalit family, the Telangana government is focusing on lakhs of acres... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140707/nation-current-affairs/article/committee-check-misuse-bhoodan-land

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