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India in Bottom-5 on Health, Economic Fronts; Slips to 112th Place on Gender Gap: WEF

India has moved down from 108th position last year on gender gap to rank below China, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. AGENCIES Representational image. New Delhi: India has slipped four places to rank 112th globally in terms of gender gap amid… Continue Reading →

Long Walk Home: 14 Years On, Chhattisgarh Tribals Displaced Due to Naxalism Await Rehabilitation

Tribal rights activists say around 30,000 people, who fled Chhattisgarh due to Maoist violence, are living in 248 settlements in forests of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra. New Delhi: The Centre’s efforts to identity and rehabilitate around 5,000 tribal families… Continue Reading →

Odisha villagers, undeterred by criminal cases, prepare to fight a new steel plant

Satyasundar Barik December 13, 2019 In eight villages along Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur coast live some 2,000 ‘criminals’. They are charged with a range of crimes, some even with kidnapping and murder. Some of them have over 60 cases filed against them…. Continue Reading →

Charges of “Maoism” and “Naxalism” used to harass Indian journalists

N. Venugopal (left) accused of participating in a “Maoist conspiracy” to overthrow Telangana state government, while his colleague Doddipalya Narasimha Murthy (right) is currently in detention in reference to a complaint filed against him 25 years ago, in 1994. Delhi-based… Continue Reading →

Tribals Subjected to Cultural and Religious Imposition in MP and Chhattisgarh

“Just for political gain, RSS is pushing tribals towards Hinduism and is making them ingest Hindu culture,” said a veteran tribal rights activist, Gulzar Singh Markam.Kashif Kakvi 04 Nov 2019 Photos by Kashif Kakvi. Bhopal: A 22-year-old tribal youth from Chhattisgarh’s Surajpur… Continue Reading →

Release Dr Teltumbde: Canadian Organisations in Letter to PM, Prez

Teltumbde is one of the activists booked by police for allegedly inciting caste-based violence at Bhima Koregaon.(Photo Courtesy: YouTube Screengrab) A group of Canadian organisations has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind, requesting them to… Continue Reading →

Pathalgarhi Movement: In Massive Crackdown, 250 Tribals Booked Under Sedition

Several villages of Khunti district in Jharkhand– the epicentre of the movement – have been fortified with round the clock police presence.Tarique Anwar  Newsclick Image By Nitesh Kumar Ranchi (Jharkhand)/New Delhi: Several villages in Jharkhand’s Khunti district that resorted to Pathalgarhi… Continue Reading →

Chhattisgarh – SRP Kalluri and Betrayal of democracy

Why we think giving offices of responsibility to SRP Kalluri without full investigation into his service tenure is a betrayal of democracy We are shocked and dismayed by the recent appointment of SRP Kalluri to two positions of responsibility — as Inspector General, Anti… Continue Reading →

Dr Anand Teltumbde criticised Elgaar: Activists

Ask why then will he be arrested, see the move as purely an attempt to silence intellectuals and offer their support to keep him from being taken into custody Prachee.Kulkarni  The all-round support for Anand Teltumbde, management professional-turnedcivil rights activist, against the… Continue Reading →

Monsoon Massacre-What really happened in the Nulkatong encounter

Bela Bhatia Bastar, over the past decade and a half, has been synonymous with conflict and war. The region has been a central point in the armed conflict between the Indian state and Maoists.MANPREET ROMANA / AFP / GETTY IMAGES… Continue Reading →

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