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Himachal tribals protest in Kinaur against Congress govt refusing to provide land under Forest Rights Act, 2006

India's fossil fuel, especially coal subsidy equaling 2.7% of GDP, main hurdle in climate change target: Report

Congress vice-president unhappy with Himachal chief minister over "refusal" to implement Forest Rights Act

Ranking India poor 130th for Ease of Doing Business, World Bank wants urgent steps to drop labour regulations

Adani accused of using Getty images instead of real jobseekers to gear up public opinion for Aussie coal project

India's global gender gap ranking suffers due to hurdles of economic participation, health and survival: Report

India has better rule of law than Pakistan, China, Russia, ranks 66th out of 113 countries: World Justice Project

Internet shutdown: At Rs 6,583 crore, India's loss far outpace Pakistan's, is highest in world, says Brookings study

Indian pharma cos export antibiotics having superbugs, world's biggest public health threat, UK govt warned

Delhi Sarson Satyagraha meet warns: GM mustard has characteristics of male sterility, herbicide tolerance

Attack on atheist meet: Vrindavan's German citizen seeks Embassy intervention to protect her right to live, think

Kashmiri alienation: Just 7 FIRs filed in 100 days against security forces despite "continuing violence" in Valley

Netaji's Soviet mystery? Subhas Bose was in Stalin's Siberian labour camp, possibly died as Gumnami Baba: Nag

Modi govt "increasingly interfering" in freedom of association, expression, assembly: Global civil society alliance

Mumbai, New Delhi ranked worst among 50 top cities indexed for sustainable water harnessing for future success

Opposing Universal Civil Code, 114 Muslim community academics, writers, activists want triple talaq abolished

Indian media "vied" to beat war drums the loudest, in sharp contrast to Pak's: Top British weekly The Economist

Fighting polls on Hindutva agenda to garner votes is a "corrupt practice" under Indian law:Teesta Setalvad, others

Confidential report on Alang shipbreaking yard, Gujarat, "lists" hazardous chemicals, heavy metals that ships leak

20,000 "hidden" leprosy cases detected in India, number of patients rise by 1.22 per cent in 2016: Report

Modi "advised" ex-DGP to go soft on Sangh Parivar, said 2002 Gujarat violence was "natural, uncontrollable"

BRICS bank "ignores" transparency on environmental issues, refuses to involve civil society for policy framework

Refusal to allow UN team in Kashmir, release human rights defender part of larger design to crush dissent: PUCL

BRICS civil society declaration refers to human rights violations in Brazil, India, South Africa, ignores China

100 RTI pleas? Gujarat govt "evades" revealing Rs 1 lakh crore scam inquiry report, prepared in public interest

Civil society groups from 10 countries term scheduled BRICS summit in Goa imperialist, capitalist, anti-poor

Workers at Alang in Gujarat "exposed" to toxic fumes, risk explosions when torch-cutting in T-shirts: Danish report

Adani coal project being implemented by "forcibly" acquiring land: Australian traditional owners tell UN official

Dalits, Adivasis disproportionately affected by poverty, pushing India's Global Hunger Index to 97th rank: Report

Wither ban? China is already India's largest trading partner, with imports growing by 20% in last two years

7.6% Govt of India ministries, 17.4% depts comply by directive to submit, upload monthly progress reports

Ken-Betwa interlinking project "not implementable", would "destroy" Madhya Pradesh tiger reserve: Expert

In biggest-ever "crackdown" in Kashmir, 8,000 civilians arrested, 450 for 6 months sans trial: Top US daily

Execution is a terrorist's tool, stop cycle of violence: World Coalition Against Death Penalty

Chhattisgarh tribals hold rally against "coal law", get support from 14 states for Coal Satyagraha in Raigarh

French govt-funded report praises Gujarat's affluent Juhapura Muslims for "favouring" economic integration, Modi

Mission accomplished? 80% of adarsh villages selected by 702 MPs 2 yrs ago still practice open defecation

Is Ahmedabad open defecation free? Evidence suggests otherwise, wide prevalence of manual scavenging

Gujarat front-runner in "copying" Govt of India's effort to dilute Land Acquisition Act, 2013: Researchers

India's 21.1% children live in poverty, as against China's 2%, South Asia's 19.5%: World Bank-UNICEF report

Lack of RTI-related data blamed on "poor inputs" from public authorities of Central ministries, state departments

Nitish Kumar-Medha Patkar prohibition campaign fails to address social reform need, may "criminalize" social drinkers

India's poverty estimate would go down to 12.4% from 21.2% if new methodology is adopted: World Bank report

Gujarat's controversial internal security bill is copy of similar law Maharashtra government withdrew in August

Above 100 tribals "killed" in fake encounter in 7 months in Bastar, Chhattisgarh, claims Delhi civil rights group

Indian Army "meekly submitted" to govt direction of NIA investigation in Uri disaster: Reliance defence expert

On Gandhi Jayanti, Gujarat governor launches book praising Modi non-violence, following Mahatma's footseps

5 die, 12 seriously injured in Jharkhand, as cops "open fire" on protesting tribals; Medha Patkar writes to NHRC

World Economic Form ranks India 112th in labour market. Reason? "Failure" to deregulate protected workers

Gujarat Dalit rail roko canceled "for now" following high alert in state: Govt allegedly "goes soft" on demands