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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......

Where are the jobs Modi promised; he's busy doing yoga: Rahul

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday directed his fire on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of hopping from scheme to scheme and the focus on the yoga event later this month and......

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......

10 quotes from Rahul Gandhi's kisan rally

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who just returned from a two-month absence from public life, said the new land bill is not only against the interests of farmers but also the tribals at the......

Tuticorin shootings: What's in store for Vedanta's shareholders?

Vedanta Resources has huge interests in India. The promoter and majority shareholder of Vedanta Resources, Anil Agarwal, also founded Sterlite Industries. When it comes to newsflow, it could......

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.......

'Modi is doing a fantastic job'

  'The Prime Minister is doing his best to improve the image of India'. 'I am sure the government will succeed; I do not want to be proved wrong'. 'Making money should not be a sin'. Anil......

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......

Forest land: As India Inc cheers, rude shock awaits the tribals

As per revised rules every four tribals is likely to be displaced or affected by projects, as their habitations were rich in natural resources Image: Dongria Kondh tribe from the sacred Niyamgiri......

Katie Holmes to join Glee cast

Katie Holmes could be next in line to join the cast of television musical Glee. The former Dawson's Creek star is apparently in talks with the Fox network bosses to feature in a five-part guest......

Well done, Boman Irani

Who says middle-aged men can't look forward to a career in Bollywood? Theatre actor Boman Irani was 44-years-old when he took to films and wowed us with his performance in Munnabhai MBBS. His......

First innings deficit was too much to handle: Dhoni

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded that the first innings deficit was too much to handle and defeat was inevitable after India conceded a massive 484-run lead to South Africa in the first Test......

Even Tendulkar probably not at his absolute best: Ponting

Australian captain Ricky Ponting says he can no longer be at his "absolute best" with the bat but that should hardly be a surprise or concern as even an icon like Sachin Tendulkar is not at his......

Federer joins an elite club

Roger Federer's come-from-behind win over Colombian Alejandro Falla in the first round at Wimbledon put him in elite company, writes Bikash Mohapatra. Another Grand Slam, another record. Roger......

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