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Adivasis Denied Forest Rights

Adivasis organize to protect their rights as corporate control over forests escalates, reports The Daily Eye News desk

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Let's keep the #JungJaari for Equality and Justice - CJP's Human Rights Manifesto for Election 2019

The upcoming general election is critical for human rights in India, given the recent surge of violations of rights that are constitutionally guaranteed for all Indians. Wi...

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‘Congress will deliver’: Congress Manifesto Lok Sabha Elections 2019

The Indian National Congress on Tuesday released its poll manifesto ahead of the 2019 general elections. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, along wit...

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Chhattisgarh Communities Assert Forest Rights

Members of the Sanauli gram sabha show the woods chopped down by the Chattisgarh Van Vikas Nigam Credit: Shruti Agarwal A small Gond village in Rajnandgoan district of Chha...

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Agri Can Help Contain Biotic Pressure On Forests

Dilip Gode, executive director of Vidarbha Nature Conservation Society (VNCS), has been working in the field of community development for the last 25 years. Supporter of Fo...

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Himachal Villages Claim Community Forest Rights For The First Time

More than 100 villages in Himachal Pradesh have filed their community forest rights claims for the first time since Forest Rights Act (FRA) of 2006 came into being. This ha...

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Chhattisgarh gram panchayats pass resolution against coal auctions

Twenty gram panchayats in Chhattisgarh have passed a resolution against the auction of five of the state’s 42 coal blocks deemed illegal by the Supreme Court in Septe...

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Ministries battle over applicability of Forest Rights Act

Union ministries are engaged in an official tussle over the ambit and implementation of the Forest Rights Act. After the environment ministry (MoEF) issued a circular in Oc...

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Courting' controversy

India has been witnessing a rising trend of judicial intervention and directives in cases involving a face-off between large institutional project...

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Annual Report: India 2013

Republic of India

Head of state Pranab Kumar Mukherjee(replaced Pratibha Patil)

Head of government Manmohan Singh

Torture and other ill-treatment, e...

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