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Campaigners step up pressure on raising Narmada dam: Announce padyatra against "development terrorism"

NDA may amend land acquisition law through ordinances, yet Ministries acquire land using their own laws

A South Gujarat tribal youth uses RTI, ensures his remote village gets good road, power, education, transport

Abolish death sentence! It is a barbaric act and not in sync with civilised society

India's FDI Confidence ranking drops by 4 points in a year, from 7th to 11th position: Consultants AT Kearney

Narmada dam proving to be "watery grave" for oustees of 245 villages as dam height speeds up to reach full reservoir level

Indian right doesn’t seem interested in advancing vetted scholarship: US-based Hindutva thinktank scholar

Modi's ambitious GIFT project take off slow, complains top US business daily, revealing "undisclosed" details

Forked Tongue and Flexible Factsheet: Was over 12 year Modi rule in Gujarat a byword for probity in public life?

Forcible of displacement of tribals in Madhya Pradesh from tiger reserve: Activists protest move

Vandana Shiva accuses MNC Monsanto of "genocide" of Indian farmers, says Bt cotton led to death of 3 lakh farmers

Bihar poll exigency?: Modi government to introduce "tougher" anti-atrocities bill in monsoon session of Parliament

Child labour on controvertial MNC Monsanto Bt cotton farms just 0.18% of workforce, but 28% on other farms: Dutch report

Abrogate "widely misused" armed forces special powers Act: New York Times editorial to Narendra Modi

Open official bullying of courageous human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand

Relief, rehabilitation not main activities of trusts Teesta Setalvad heads: Statement contests Gujarat police affidavit

Congress, Left, NGOs again return to one platform to "fight" land acquisition bill, hold public hearing in Delhi

Alleging rampant child labour in Gujarat, Rajasthan cotton fields, Dutch report praises "initiatives" by MNC Monsanto

Smart Cities?: No proposal with Govt of India; Dholera would be just SIR, Gift City "back office of Mumbai"

RTI acivist's murder: Gujarat Information Commission asks cops to furnish info on bootlegger to deceased's brother

Stop harassing human rights defender Teesta Setalvad: Prominent Gujarat citizens to Govt of India, CBI

Dalit-upper caste brawl in Gujarat town off Ahmedabad: Police refuse protection to victims, says letter to CM

Modi government "turns" pro-activist, seeks data on attacks on whisleblowers, social workers, mediapersons

Planning 25,000-strong rally in Delhi on July 27, leaders step up pressure on Modi govt to "recognize" Rajasthani

Govt of India's smart cities project "ignores" poor slum-dwelling children: PwC, Save the Children report

Impact of increase in Narmada dam height: 6,000 families await watery grave in valley, alleges Medha Parkar

Chinese competition: Gujarat's Alang, touted as Asia's biggest shipbreaking yard, witnesses 50% fall in business in a year

Career of children more important than their happiness in life for India's middle class parents: HSBC survey

2.26 lakh Gujarat minority students fail to get premartic scholarship: Paucity of funds?

Another wait for alternetive housing for Mumbai slumdwellers, as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna "replaces" UPA scheme

Demonstrators protest CBI raid against Teesta, others, say it suggests "frustration" over the fight for 2002 riot victims

Blow Hot Blow Cold: How Modi promoted tourism to Gir's Asiatic lions in a recklessly peacemeal manner

Good news for Gujarat NGOs: Government issues GR waiving 2% administrative charge on foreign contributions

How Gujarat babudom dictates terms to village heads to "convert" agricultural land into non-agricultural (NA) use

CBI raid: Alleging political vendetta, Setalvad asserts Section 4 of FCRA "allows" foreign contribution for NGO advocacy

Govt must abandon its hostile and vindictive stance towards human rights defenders Teesta Setalvad, others

Gujarat has 2.72% rural graduates, worse than 14 major Indian states: SECC data

Landgrabbing by private sector: A possible outcome of UN's "finance for development agenda" at Addis Ababa meet

ADB floats $865,000 Action Plan to improve livelihood, environment for rural areas Mundra, new industrial hub in Gujarat

In Gujarat capital, when adivasi girls complained of poor hostel facilities, they got abuses, threat, insufficient food

Adverse impact of globalization on Indian software firms: Cloud computing push down deals with MNCs by 17 per cent

Those who say Jana Gana Mana was composed in veneration of King George V are parroting bogus allegations

Bring NGOs under RTI, insists Reliance thinktank discussion, calls Greenpeace, Ford Foundation "anti-development"

Higher percentage of Gujarat families live in kuccha houses, Dalits dependence on casual labour more than India average

Narmada dam affected adivasi commits suicide: Oustees' "depression" at new height over not getting land, rehab package

Why very few death sentences in states where "draconian" Armed Forces Special Powers Act is in force: Report

Stop "uninformed visits" by IB cops to NGO offices: Top Indian civil society network to Ministry of Home Affairs

Data miracle?: Rural Gujarat "improves" its position in govt's "fresh" survey results

Deportation of human rights activist: Amnesty is "as opaque as Ministry of Home Affairs", charges senior researcher