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Apr 03, 2019
Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad today: Farmers, Adivasis offer Congress chief chance to show he can fulfil poll promisesWayanad farmers bear the brunt of the free-trade treaties that the successive Union governments have signed with various countries and regional partners. It has opened the door for cheap farm produces, especially spices, from these countries resulting in a price crash.
Mar 13, 2019
SC order on evicting forest dwellers: Protecting indigenous communities’ rights is key in fight against climate changeSeveral tribal communities in India protect forests, based on their self-perception of these areas being under their custodianship. Community-led movements across the country make it clear that lawmakers, bureaucrats or governments are not the ones who are saving forests.
Mar 06, 2019
India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most commonOver 200 alleged cases of hate crimes were reported in 2018 against people from marginalised groups, especially Dalits, with Uttar Pradesh recording the highest number of such incidents for the third consecutive year, Amnesty India said in a new report on Tuesday.
Feb 24, 2019
Rahul Gandhi asks Chhattisgarh CM to file review petition against SC order on eviction of tribals from forestlandsCongress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday told Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel to file a review petition against a Supreme Court order asking states to ensure eviction of tribals and forest dwellers whose claims for the forest land have been rejected.
Dec 10, 2018
Telangana Elections 2018: Gajwel, Chandrayangutta among key seats that could swing electoral fortunesThe Telangana Assembly elections have concluded and exit polls have given Telangana Rashtra Samiti the lead. These elections a fierce fight is expected between the Telangana Rashtra Samithi and the Opposition 'mahakutami' alliance.
Dec 02, 2018
Farmers' march in Delhi: Adivasi cultivators seek better prices for their crops, fair compensation for displaced peopleOne of the major issues to have emerged from protest of the farmers is the need to move away from such homogenising of the agrarian society in the country.
Nov 05, 2018
Chhattisgarh Assembly polls 2018: Mayawati says 'casteist' BJP, Congress are trying to 'abolish' reservation systemThe BSP is contesting the election — to be held in two phases on 12 and 20 November — in alliance with the JCC-J and the Communist Party of India (CPI).
Nov 01, 2018
Chhattisgarh Assembly polls 2018: Congress says Raman Singh-led govt has become 'champion in looting' in tribalsCongress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said on Wednesday that the Raman Singh-led BJP government in Chhattisgarh has become a "champion" in snatching natural resources away from tribals and handing them over it to businessmen.
Oct 31, 2018
Hiralal Alawa's Jai Adivasi Yuva Shakti poised to take on BJP, Congress in Madhya Pradesh pollsAdivasis make up one in every five voters in Madhya Pradesh, which distinguishes Hiralal Alawa's JAYS from other parites. It is now akin to a wild card in the Assembly election — either poised to flop miserably, or dictate terms after the polls are over.
Aug 14, 2018
Rahul Gandhi hits out at TRS in Telangana's Serilingampally, says 'one family government' runs stateDescribing Telangana as the 'corruption capital' Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at the TRS dispensation, alleging that only 'one family' government is running the state.