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Dec 24, 2019
Hemant Soren to take oath as Jharkhand CM on 29 Dec, says state won't implement NRC, CAA if even one Jharkhandi is uprootedJharkhand chief minister-designate Hemant Soren on Tuesday said he will go through the details of the citizenship law and if even one person from his state is uprooted due to it, it will not be implemented
Nov 05, 2019
Kabza, Purabi Bose's documentary, depicts how forest land diversion for mining has impacted indigenous tribesKabza is a part of Purabi Bose's non-profit initiative, Landing Together, which is a unique approach of documenting the voices of thousands of unheard stories of indigenous and pastoralist communities.
May 17, 2019
Dalit Sikhs in Punjab unite to press NOTA in final phase of Lok Sabha election, say community has lost faith in govtsLandless Dalit labourers in Punjab's Malwa region have decided to press the NOTA button when the 13 constituencies of Punjab go to polls on 19 May to protest against the failure of successive governments to ensure proper implementation of the Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Rules, 1964
Apr 02, 2019
Despite crackdown, Pathalgadi movement survives in Jharkhand, may result in low voter turnout in Khunti, Arki, Murhu blocksSeveral of the villages in Jharkhand's Villagers Arki, Murhu, and Khunti blocks which supported the Pathalgadi movement are likely to witness low voter turnout during the Lok Sabha polls for 14 seats in the state
Mar 26, 2019
Uttar Pradesh's forest farmers await official recognition, govt benefits even after 72 years of IndependenceThe government's failure to recognise forest farmers from four villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district — Bhawanipur, Bichiya, Tediya, Dhakiya — has forced them to live without dignity for decades
Feb 12, 2019
In coastal Tamil Nadu, one man is helping fishing communities to save their land using mapping technologyWith help from local community leader Saravanan, fisherfolk are creating their own maps, thereby taking control of a tool that has always belonged to the powerful
Dec 21, 2018
Jharkhand journalist reporting on Pathalgadi movement shot dead: 12 days on, but no arrests yetAmit Topno, a correspondent from Jharkhand's Khunti was shot dead on 9 December. He fearlessly reported on issues like sand mining, illegal alcohol sales, adivasi rights, education, sanitation, human trafficking, land rights, culture and most recently the Pathalgadi movement.
Jul 11, 2018
CAG pulls up Tamil Nadu forest department over unapproved construction by Isha Foundation in protected zoneThe Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has pulled up the Tamil Nadu Forest Department over some unapproved constructions by the Isha Foundation in an ecologically sensitive zone in the state.
May 28, 2018
Punjab Village Common Lands Act: State's land rights empower Dalit farmers, allow them to lead better livesUnder the Punjab Village Common Lands (Regulation) Rules, one-third of the public agricultural land in each village is reserved for the members of SCs.
May 12, 2018
Assam's indigenous communities could become 'landless people' without constitutional safeguards, warns reportA committee appointed by the Assam govt for protection of land rights has warned that indigenous communities in the state are at risk of becoming landless.