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Ahmedabad mega rally asks Dalits to apply for fire arms en mass, as political parties "failed" to protect them

Huge anti-Narmada dam rally in Badwani, MP, against "illegal" submergence, Gujarat oustees participate

Govt of India "declares": No land-based compensation to 38,000 Narmada dam oustees of Madhya Pradesh

Gujarat Dalit agitation leaders "regret" lack of support from non-Dalit communities, well-known secularists

Gujarat govt "admits" 27 deaths due to deadly silicosis in Khambhat taluka, NHRC sends report, awaits reply

Abandoned?: Displaced in Gujarat 2002 riots, 3,000 Muslim families face eviction from their former "protectors"

Bezwada Wilson, Magsaysay awardee, had said, "who wants award from this govt?", when chased for Padma

Modi govt "concession" to India's top babus: They need not declare assets of spouses, dependent children

Startup India? Govt of India's top projects "handled, propagated" on social media by rabid pro-Modi trolls

Gujarat govt's anti-pollution watchdog GPCB doesn't consider agate industry hazardous, has no data: NHRC

Govt of India legitimising child labour, victimising one crore plus child workers into poverty: RTE Forum

When North Gujarat Gandhians told Dalits: Dead cattle beef eating lowered their status among "higher" castes

Gujarat BJP "sure", Dalit unrest wouldn't affect party's support base; Congress thinks otherwise

Civil society "disturbed" over Congress support to BJP on CAMPA Bill, approaches Rahul Gandhi

India's "below average" progress in sustainability of income equality, civil society, governance, environment

Govt of India Model Act to “help” corporates, seek separation of cultivator from landowner, commodify land

Top UK NGO Oxfam bats for Hindu personal law and common civil code, criticizes Muslim, Christian, tribal laws

Govt of India "undermining" Forest Rights Act through CAMPA Bill, "handing over" gram sabha rights to babus

India's GDP loss to be 4.3% due to climate change by 2030, as days become hotter, labour productivity to go down

Gujarat's 1,000 tribal Narmada dam oustees face eviction from rehab sites: Protest relay fast at Kevadia Colony

Hinduism has "well-establshed, traditional system" of disposing of dead cows, says VHP, invites Dalit ire

Cops "tipped" Gujarat's cow protecting Shiv Sainiks, who tied Una Dalits to SUV, assaulted them with iron rods

Ranking 141, worst in BRICS, India warned: Environmental performance index not linked with GDP growth

Centre has done the right thing to initiate a probe into the funding of Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s NGO

Tremors in Surat, Bhavnagar: Quake measurement centre hasn't functioned properly around Narmada dam

South Gujarat tribal social worker stuns Left-supported land rights meet, seeks revival of Gandhi's swarajya concept

Top Left leader says Modi successful in "hoodwinking" people: Land rights meet seeks to minimise PM influence

Tamil Nadu environmentalist "kept in solitary prison, tortured", Jayalalitha told to ensure his early release

Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh "consent" closure of Narmada dam gates: What good would it do?, asks Patkar

Ahmedabad convention on land rights begins amidst warning: "Enemy" is very strong, there's need for unity

National meet in Ahmedabad to discuss corporate "loot": Gandhians, Marxists, environmentalists to participate

India's improved real estate transparency? Top Chicago firm's ranking based on land law Modi wants to scuttle

Uniform civil code: Shariat was made 1400 years ago. Must society remain stagnant for 1400 years?

When Modi held a “midnight meeting” and told his top officials to lay off when rioting began…

Top historian tells CPI-M: Ally with Congress, other "democratic, secular" parties to defeat "semi-fascist" BJP

Coalmines expansion in India's tribal belt forced on people without human rights impact assessment: Amnesty

Flopped model? 8 states officially "beat" Gujarat's decelerating growth rate; five states in per capita income

Why Congress failed: BJP, Modi have mastered communication skill on social media like none others

Modi told to learn from Vajpayee's handling of Kashmir crisis in 2003 by reaching Srinagar, offer talks to Pak

Four Dalits in Gujarat town beaten up with iron rods, dragged for a km with SUV for "possessing" cow beef

Skill development? India badly slips in human capital ranking from 78th to 105th position in three years: WEF

Clamour to ban Zakir Naik’s Peace TV flows from the fact that he can’t be fought intellectually

Drought in Gujarat? 30 lakh litres Narmada water being diverted to Coca Cola, 60 lakh litres to automobile units

Of 118, just one Indian project denied coastal clearance; where's the need to dilute environmental law?: Expert

Fake encounter in Odisha? Tribal, Dalit workers shot in an incident police have called "crossfire" with Maoists

Gujarat farmers of historic Bardoli up in arms against government decision to urbanize cash-rich agricultural area

Gujarat activists' note favours Xaviers NGO ad seeking upper caste sweeper, says it's perfectly constitutional

UNICEF warns India, economic growth can't guarantee improved child survival, ranks it worse than B'desh, Nepal

India behind BRICS countries in internet readiness, slipping to No 91. Reason: Poor infrastructure, skills

Modi "trumps" economic reforms in faour of political exigency: "The Economist" on Cabinet expansion