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Oct 26, 2017
Chandrababu Naidu's haste over 'flawed' Polavaram dam a concern; project violates forest rights act, say expertsInstead of addressing 'injustice’ done to tribals, the Chandrababu Naidu govt of Andhra Pradesh is extending it by ignoring procedures and rules in the construction of the Polavaram dam on Godavari river
Sep 17, 2017
Travelling with the Van Gujjars: Tracing a forest-dwelling nomadic tribe's spring migrationThe Van Gujjars, who trace their origins back to Kashmir, first came to the Shivaliks some 1,500 years ago
Aug 13, 2017
Seventy years after Independence, adivasis in the Nilgiris say they still haven't got their dueThe Nilgiris are home to seven primitive tribal groups — all of them with current populations not exceeding a few thousands
Jul 27, 2016
CAMPA Bill does not empower forest dwellers, tribals: Jairam RameshA Bill to utilise funds for CAMPA Bill came under criticism in Rajya Sabha today with former Minister and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh claiming that it does not empower the forest dwellers, tribals, and gram sabhas.
Jul 27, 2016
Dharmendra Pradhan urges his cabinet colleagues to look in to the death of 19 children inUnion Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged three of his Union cabinet colleagues to send a fact-finding team to ascertain the factors that have led to the death of 19 children in a village in Odisha's Jajpur district.
Jul 24, 2016
Rahul Gandhi will launch campaign on importance of Forest Rights Act: Jairam RameshRahul Gandhi will launch a nationwide campaign next month to highlight the significance of proper implementation of Forest Rights Act.
Jul 12, 2016
Adani group benefited from Narendra Modi govt's 'largesse': Jairam RameshThe charge was denied by the Adani group, saying the mine was allocated during United Progressive Alliance regime
May 08, 2016
In a first, Himachal villagers get a say in hydel power projectsIt’s a big victory for some 1,200 people of Lippa village in Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh. After a seven-year struggle, the villagers have become the first grass-root people in the hill state to get empowered under Gram Sabha (village body of locals) to decide whether a hydel power project would be set up in their area or not.
Jun 17, 2015
MGNREGA workdays to be increased in drought-affected areasBattling opposition charge of pursuing "anti-poor" policies, the NDA government has decided to increase the number of workdays under MGNREGA from 100 days to 150 days in drought-hit areas.
Jan 15, 2015
Greenpeace activist offloaded: How did the IB issue a look-out circular?What compelled the government to get the Greenpeace campaigner Priya Pillai ‘offloaded’ at the New Delhi airport from a London-bound flight on January 11?