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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.
Mar 11, 2018
Maharashtra farmers' march: Police issues traffic advisory as over 35,000 protesters reach ThaneThe huge march by Maharashtra farmers and Adivasis will proceed to the KJ Somaiyya ground in Mumbai before heading towards the state Assembly on Monday
Mar 09, 2018
Maharashtra farmers' march to Mumbai a mission to assert rights and overcome oppression, one step at a timeDancing, singing and surviving on the bare minimum, over 25,000 farmers from across Maharashtra are marching to Mumbai where they will encircle the legislative building and press for demands which they feel successive state governments have betrayed them on: land rights, forest rights, guaranteed minimum support price and loan waivers, etc
Aug 08, 2017
CM Naveen Patnaik calls Odisha govt's decision to give land, property rights to slum dwellers 'historic'Odisha government on Tuesday decided to provide land rights and property rights to slum dwellers in small towns and cities respectively.