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Narmada dam's tribal oustees warned: They would lose compensation claim, as they didn't accept Land Bank offer

Chattisgarh cops handing over activists' personal info to "anti-Naxal" vigilante groups: Rights group PUDR

Modi has "revived" infamous 'raid raj' of India’s socialist heyday, "stalled" privatization, economic reforms

57% of Chetan Bhagat's Twitter followers support Emergency if imposed by Modi, stunning top writer

Demonetization by itself can't tackle black money, it's one-time tax: Noted economist Bhagwati, a Modi supporter

Corruption cases: At 71% Gujarat has one of the highest acquittal rates in India, Crime Bureau data suggest

Ahead of Ghalib's 220th birth anniversary, Delhi NGO fans protest neglect of Haveli, littered with garbage

Telangana police arrests human rights team, hands it over to Chhattisgarh cops; it's brazen, says PUCL

India is 50% urban, Govt of India's 33% estimate based on stringent classification: World Bank-supported report

Govt of India, RBI refuse to part with details of internal meetings on Modi's demonetization move before Nov 8

Less than 5% of tribals' forest rights "recognized" in India, no mechanism to ensure land ownership to women

Funds cruch in Gujarat has hit drinking water supply to agariya salt producers in Little Rann of Kutch: Govt officials

BJP leader "admits", Modi corruption docs real, were in Finance Ministry's "secret vaults", but leaked out

Calling noteban immoral, Forbes likens it with Sanjay Gandhi's "Nazi-like eugenics" to control overpopulation

Lack of environmental concern "endangers" Narmada dam's 48,000 ha catchment area in Madhya Pradesh

No findings in Indian probe into fraud against Adani Group, coal project to net huge taxes: Australian minister

Spectre of anti-nationalism raised, NGOs open to all manners of abuse with FCRA cancellation: ANHAD

Gujarat salt cultivators' forest rights in Little Rann of Kutch not recognized: Agariyas tell Indian People's Tribunal

Custodial deaths: NHRC "unwilling" to recommend prosecution of police officers despite prima facie evidence

Notebandhi is nasbandi of fastest growing economy in world, will not produce any long-term benefits

BJP Dalit electoral erosion following post-Una campaign main reason for Navsarjan FCRA revocation: Macwan

New civil rights group formed in Gujarat to raise minorities' "long-pending" issues, seeks minority govt depart

Demonetization: In Modi's home state, a tribal sold 10 kg brinjal for Rs 10

GST, and not demonetization, to be a topic of discussion on finance at Vibrant Gujarat meet: State officials

Indians donating Rs 10,000 plus to NGO "sent notices" by Govt of India, seeking to know reason for "support"

A decade after Forest Rights Act, 80% tribal land claims rejected in several states: Bhum Adhikar Andolan

Hindu women are less educated than Muslim, their gender gap is worse than all other religions: Pew

Modi's Varanasi most toxic city of India, has zero good air days: Govt of India's top pollution watchdog

Demonetization: Millions of man hours on queues, 100+ deaths. Why punish 96% of people for crimes done by 4%?

A clarion call to decide on comprehensive agenda to achieve sovereign rights over forests, its natural resources

Nonviolence is the way, something we should begin to put into practice both individually and collectively

Bio-piracy: Govt of India lenient, doesn't support litigations, as it would affect foreign investment: Study

Polluted villages around Gujarat's cultural capital have brownish red to pale yellow groundwater: CPCB report

Ankaleshwar industrial waste water "not being treated" as per prescribed norm, allege Gujarat environmentalists

Cancel all dam projects on Ganga to avoid 2013-type flooding in Uttarkhand: Govt of India committee told

Decline of human rights protection regime: Why Chhattisgarh officials may never appear before NHRC

Jayalalitha and Dravidian movement: How politics in Tamil Nadu became art of managing contradictions

Hall of Shame: Web platform launched to map increased attacks on India's RTI users, help activists, policy makers

De La Rue: We are not blacklisted in India, we don't supply printing currency to Pakistan, allegations false

Gujarat environmentalists seek chemical emergency in Vadodara industry cluster, cite high level of water pollution

India's total wealth declined by 0.8% in 2015-16: Credit Suisse research

Ironclad assurance? Adani not to employ Indians, other foreigners in $16.5 billion Australian coal mining project

Failing to get land, Narmada oustee family in Gujarat sits in protest at Kevadia with dead body of Duljibhai

Govt of India outfit says, it has no studies on anti-riots efficacy of pellet guns, which injured 3000 in J&K

Australians rally against Gautam Adani ahead of his scheduled Melbourne meeting with Prime Minister Turnball

Patna civil society meet seeks anti-BJP joint action with political parties to fight against "undeclared" emergency

2002 Gujarat riots: Didn't receive any grants, donations for welfare of victims in 2007-14, asserts Teesta Setalvad

Modi's demonetization was bad idea, is badly executed, would lead to institutional failure, warns "The Economist"

1250 families in posh western Ahmedabad forced to defecate in open, have no houses for 20 years, Gujarat CM told

Coca Cola, Pepsi suffer setback, Madras High Court disallows Tamil Nadu bottling plants from using river water