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How the government steals tribal land

'Which one of us would give up our flats for development?''We insist that others, who are unwilling but weak, make all the sacrifices on our behalf and then we are puzzled when there is violence......

'You can't bribe nature'

'You have to respect nature. You won't respect nature unless you see nature's fury.' IMAGE: National Disaster Relief Force personnel rescue marooned Chennai residents. Environmentalist Nityanand......

Rahul@'kisan rally': PM paying back industrialists who helped him

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addresses the large gathering during the farmers rally at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI Congress top brass on Sunday launched an all-out attack......

'Why are politicians handing over our forests to corporate houses?'

'How can protecting our forests be described as anti-national and promoting the economic interests of a company like Essar Energy with its head office registered in London be called as having......

11 things about Rahul Gandhi/UPA we learnt from Jayanthi Natarajan

Here are 11 things we learnt about Rahul Gandhi’s style of functioning from former Union minister Jayanthi Natarajan’s November 2014 letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. On......

Mining at Niyamgiri hills: Battle takes new turn

'As of now there are no mining activities,' but 'who knows the future?' IMAGE: Demonstrators, dressed as characters from the film Avatar, protest against British mining company Vedanta Resources.......

Jolt for Vedanta as mining in Niyamgiri Hills voted out

In what could be a jolt for Vedanta Aluminium Ltd, the fate of the beleaguered proposal to mine bauxite in Odisha’s Niyamgiri Hills was sealed on Monday, with the seventh of the 12 gram......

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......

Vedanta not to pull out of Orissa

Vedanta Group, which was denied mining rights in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills, on Thursdaysaid it will not pull out of the state."There is no possibility of pulling out of Orissa," chief operating......

Vedanta's project in Orissa illegal: Rahul

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday termed as "illegal" Vedanta's bauxite mining project in Orissa's Niyamgiri hills which was denied environmental clearance by the Centre. "What was going on......
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Anti-Vedanta protests disrupt proceedings

Anti-Vedanta activists disrupted the proceedings of the Jaipur Literary Festival held at the South Bank on Saturday. Through placards and speeches,... ...

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Decisions of the people, by the people, for the people

People's objections, from Chhattisgarh to Odisha, against large development projects have brought out the real power of the Forest Rights Act of... ...

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NCHRO Alleged State Repression on tribals living in Niyamgiri Hills

The National Confederation of Human Rights Organisations (NCHRO), New Delhi in a press meet today at Lohia Academy alleged State Repression on... ...

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For 10 Years Govt And MNCs Have Tried To Take Over Their Homes But These Adivasis Have Beaten Them All Again And Again

The Supreme Court has scrapped a petition filed, yet again by the Odisha Mining Corporation, challenging the resolutions of the Gram Sabhas of... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/this-adivasi-community-is-still-standing-up-against-an-international-mnc-s-claim-to-their-home-255166.html
This Adivasi Community Is Still Standing Up Against An International MNC's Claim To Their Home

The Supreme Court has scrapped a petition filed, yet again by the Odisha Mining Corporation, challenging the resolutions of the Gram Sabhas of... ...

http://m.indiatimes.com/news/india/this-adivasi-community-is-still-standing-up-against-an-international-mnc-s-claim-to-their-home-255166.html

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