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'Military has failed, give civil society a chance to solve Naxal crisis'
India

'Military has failed, give civil society a chance to solve Naxal crisis'

Firstpost spoke to Rajagopal, who is a member of the government task force on land reform, on what the government’s strategy should be in tackling left-wing extremism, why it has failed all these years and what the heart of the conflict is.

Nahi zameen, nahi vote: land reforms activists gear up for 2014
India

Nahi zameen, nahi vote: land reforms activists gear up for 2014

With the government’s six month deadline to meet demands of Jan Satyagraha movement for land reform led by P V Rajagopal of Ekta Parishad expiring on Thursday (April 11) and elections round the corner, top on the agenda of the movement is making land reforms a poll issue.

Diluting role of gram sabhas is authoritarian: PV Rajagopal
India

Diluting role of gram sabhas is authoritarian: PV Rajagopal

The Centre has its own limitations when it comes to addressing the land issue, says Ekta Parishad’s PV Rajagopal.

'Forcibly taking land is most brutal form of corruption'
India

'Forcibly taking land is most brutal form of corruption'

While the 11-member task force that is to handle land reform has set an ambitious agenda for itself, will it be able to address corruption in land acquisition.

Real property dealers are in Parl: Land reform activist
India

Real property dealers are in Parl: Land reform activist

Firstpost spoke with Gandhian activist PV Rajagopal on why land, corruption and politics have become inseparable.

Govt talks fail, 50,000 landless farmers march to Delhi
India

Govt talks fail, 50,000 landless farmers march to Delhi

50,000 landless farmers have decided to take to the streets and march from Gwalior to Delhi to demand land reforms after talks with the government failed.