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National Alliance of People's Movements insists on "united action" against "neo-liberal communal onslaught"

Pandian chosen as Gujarat's next chief secretary, setting aside his senior SK Nanda's claim for the top post

Tallest statue to be built sans eco-clearance, peer review of seismic activity off Narmada dam: Activists

Black money controversy: Treaties with foreign nations "undermine" Parliament, judiciary, right to know

Prominent citizens to Modi: Withhold decision to raise Narmada dam, respect democratic, human values

Human Rights Watch to Modi govt: Enact anti-communal violence law, prosecute anti-Sikh riots culprits

Conservative compulsion forces higher percent of Gujarat women to do domestic work than most states

Gujarat model 'revealed': Social security benefit, paid leave, written contract elude majority workers

CPI-M politbureau member says there's no reason for Left to shed equi-distance between BJP and Congress

Expert objects to new Love Jihad formula, says pro-Modi campaigner Madhu Kishwar is legitimizing it

Wary of being accused of treading differently, Gujarat CM meticulously follows Modi's ways and schedule

It's now official: Gujarat's 65% of the common village land encroached upon by vested interests, corporates

Eerie quiet in South Gujarat's sugarcane tribal farmers, as allegations fly high over refusal to pay huge dues

Right to information online: A "good step", but activists warn it would make whistleblowers "vulnerable"

Concern over religious fundamentalism, sectarian violence in Vatican's Diwali greetings to "Hindu friends"

US study on Reliance's UMPP termed part of "malafide intention" by foreign NGOs to "malign Indian cos"

Reliance Power's Sasan plant: US taxpayers' $900 million "used to support dirty, dangerous coal project"

Coalmining scam: Activists demand withdrawal of cases on those who protested against scrapped projects

Gujarat government to Centre: Change "disastrous" law which delays, creates hurdles in land acquisition

Alang shipbreaking industry rep says, every industry has accidents, may be due to worker negligence

Congress' "cyber war" dream collapsing in Sonia Gandhi adviser Ahmed Patel's home turf, Gujarat

London meet says RSS, Islamic State, Taliban, European far-right "using religion for political supremacy"

Well attended NBA-led rally of Narmada dam oustees in Bhopal demands: Return "illegally acquired land"

Modi's Australia visit in Nov: Diplomatic mission chooses Hindu body for public reception, diaspora unhappy

Ebola fear?: "Economist" qualifies Modi's decision to set aside biggest-ever India-Africa summit "clumsy"

Environmental clearance: Seeking "additional information" will delay projects, Centre to expert committees

Gujarat human rights activist Cedric Prakash's office burgled mysteriously; aim: to look for PC data

New investments: Gujarat pushed to eighth position, even UP and Rajasthan overtake "India's growth engine"

Gujarat ranks fifth in investment completion for quarter ending Sept 2014, lowest in four years, says CMIE

Senior scribe and consultant asks Government of India not to “bribe” Pak with gas when India needs it most

Human Rights Watch to World Bank: Include local communities’ priorities when designing projects

Vadodara communal violence: Complaint to NHRC says, cops, plainclothesmen attacked women, children

Electoral reforms: Introduce proportional representation for 70% of Lok Sabha seats, demand activists

Silicosis deaths: Gujarat govt agrees to pay compensation starting with 2006, but refuses to raise amount

Detention of civil rights activists in Vishakhapattanam "a threat to constitutionalism, rule of law": PUCL

International meet in North Gujarat village: Top civil rights groups seek local solutions to regain lost land rights

Setback to Ahmedabad's urban model? City malls witness 48% decline in footfalls, one of the highest in India

Modi asked to clarify: Why is the Government of India seeking to "dilute" national rural jobs scheme?

Gujarat fails to treat nearly 98 per cent of the municipal solid waste it generates in the urban areas: Report

Gujarat N-power plant: Citing poor radioactive data, top panel orders revision of environmental report

Modi's smart cities: Top urban planner wonders if one can have islands of prosperity amidst ocean of poverty

Race for Gujarat chief secretary: Nanda's Congress past is a hurdle for his claim to head administration

Gujarat Dalit villagers devoid of water connection for 24 yrs, what if Narmada pipeline is next to locality?

Participants at UN experts meet in Geneva insist on need for lasting mechanism to monitor caste discrimination

Swachh Bharat campaign: Women manual scavengers in Gujarat put to work to "clean up" open defecation

India's environment is at risk under Narendra Modi govt, heed to reason, advises New York Times editorial

Gujarat declares communal torn Vadodara "disturbed", bans sale of real estate property between communities

Armed Forces Special Powers Act extended in Arunachal Pradesh, rights activists want to know reason

Modi "agrees" to US demand to change Indian nuclear laws to allow American companies to supply uranium

J&K activists' Gujarat consultation: Despite RTI plea, govt refuses to give details of 8,000 "missing" persons