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Chandigarh fails to rehabilitate slum population

City on trial Author(s): Anupam Chakravartty   Chandigarh resists luxury residential project but fails to rehabilitate its slum population to preserve its master plan A housing complex in the catchment of Sukhna Lake will affect Chandigarh’s only water body (PHOTOGRAPHS: ANUPAM… Continue Reading →

A Story of Displacement in Gujarat Comes to Mumbai #mustsee

Nehru Centre presents Inter Art Festival. Dedicated to Vikam Sarabhai.  ENTRY FREE, NO PASSESS REQUIRED JUST BE THERE PEOPLE An ensemble dance drama on human saga by Mallika Sarabhai. Apr 17: Unearthed —  It mirrors our pitiable attitude towards the weakest, the most deprived and the… Continue Reading →

Telangana betrays its tribals

Author(s): M Suchitra Mar 15, 2014 |  Compromises on Polavaram; agrees to exclude villages facing submergence from new state People protest against the Polavaram project in V R Puram block in Khammam district. All 42 revenue villages in this block will be totally submerged… Continue Reading →

#India – Whose Forest is it Anyway?

In their struggle for forest rights, the Baigas of Madhya Pradesh have adopted a form of protest dating back to the 1930s, says Shirish Khare Shirish Khare 2014-02-22 , Issue 8 Volume 11 Jungle satyagraha Baiga women have been at the forefront… Continue Reading →

#India – Villagers Stall Largest FDI POSCO for 8 Years

Posted: 01/28/2014 Citing “serious human rights concerns, ” last fall a panel of eight United Nations experts called for an immediate halt to a $12 billion iron-and-steel complex being built in Odisha, India by the South Korean metals giant POSCO. In January,… Continue Reading →

#India – Madhya Pradesh: ‘Malnutrition ka dil dekho’ #healthcare

Neha Dixit, January 8, 2014 As the Madhya Pradesh government sanctions a Rs. 150 crore budget for the state tribal museum, the tribals in the state suffer malnutrition and are forced to migrate. As Raghubir Yadav, the actor cum singer,… Continue Reading →

Invite to a three-day visit to life and struggle in the Narmada Valley

Sardar Sarovar Dam and ISP-OSP canal affected villages 17th to 19th August, 2013 Dear Saathis, Zindabaad ! You all are well-aware that the situation in the Narmada valley is serious, yet again, with the sword of submergence looming large over the lives of… Continue Reading →

This land is my Land- How are demographics changing in Assam and Bengal?

How are demographics changing in Assam and Bengal? And what does this mean for ‘indigenous’ communities? Garga Chatterjee considers the argument for territorial purity, in the Friday Times, Pakistan’s First Independent Weekly Paper This land is my land 2 0 Bodo women cry at a relief… Continue Reading →

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