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'Relations between non-profits & govt are waning since liberalisation'

In the wake of arrests of 5 human rights activists by Maharashtra police, Down To Earth speaks to activists about what is …

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Odisha govt lures industries via land banks, alienates people from commons

Down To Earth travels to some of the areas in Odisha worst hit by a government-sponsored land grab to lure industries and …

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‘Zero date’ for Amaravati begins through Singapore!

The allegations of collusion between the Andhra government and Singapore companies under the Swiss Challenge Method are not untrue

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Indigenous peoples are crucial for conservation – a quarter of all land is in their hands

Land owned or managed by indigenous people is valuable for conservation. About 65% of indigenous lands have not been intensively …

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Jharkhand protests: land acquisition amendments set aside important safeguards

Progressive provisions like social impact assessment and consent of the affected people are being ignored

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Why do farmers in Gujarat seek right to die? Coercion and ‘illegal’ land acquisition

State government uses force to take possession of land it had acquired in 1997; farmers call it unlawful

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‘Pro-farmer’ Madhya Pradesh government in a fix as land acquisition protest gains steam

A massive agitation would be staged in New Delhi on February 23 if the demands of farmers are not met

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Cautionary tales

Jean Dreze argues that we should not leave the making of an equitable society to experts alone

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Don't need subsidies, give us the right price

For most Indians, Mahendra Singh Tikait is the man who brought Delhi to its knees in 1988 with a rally that brought the …

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जमीन की जद्दोजहद

झारखंड में आदिवासियों को जमीन से बेदखल करने के खिलाफ ल…

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Sardar Sarovar Project faces its toughest challenge

For more than 56 years, farmers in Gujarat have been waiting to get water, but work on the most crucial aspect of Sardar Sarovar dam—…

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Left groups launch national-level movement to demand policy changes

The Jan Ekta Jan Adhikar Andolan will raise demands for changes in economic policies and labour laws, among other issues

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