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Narmada dam oustee families manipulated downward from 31,180 to 18,346, forcible eviction on cards: President told

World Bank: India's GDP drains 2.6% due to fewer females in jobs; most entrepreneurs prefer men as employees

Shabbirpur violence: Many Dalit families have left village, safer resettlement sought by those left behind

In Gujarat's Meghraj, 77% girls "missed" school to fetch water, look after siblings: Ahmedabad workshop told

World Bank: Demonetization has hit hard 90% of India's workers, disproportionately impacting poorer households

At Gujarat Dalit rallies starting June 3 at Zanzarka, Dalit MLAs, MPs to be asked: Why are you silent on Saharanpur?

NHRC orders high-level probe following alleged torture, forced conversion of SIMI undertrials in Bhopal jail

Adanis' dream for concessional loan for coalmining project in Australia "dash", as Queensland govt backtracks

Modi govt "inadvertently" announces its "negatives" alongside "positives" over last three years, withdraws them

Float policy, hand over India's mining wealth to locals with right to inheritance: Representation to President, PM

Farmers begin to "oppose" Ahmedabad authority seeking to take away land in the name of urban development

Ahmedabad farmers realize: They were mistaken in allowing urban authority to put up town planning shemes

Adityanath is running quasi-military armed gang, Hinu Yuva Vahini, responsible for Saharanpur conflict

Oustees' massive anti-Narmada dam bullock cart rally, joined by fishermen, women protests absence of rehab sites

Hindutva "bid" to change Delhi's history: Why forget that that the Capital is a receptacle of many cultures?

India's upper caste animosity towards Dalits and tribals extends to religious minorities: US report raises alarm

As Green Tribunal orders closure of Surat's polluting solid waste site, activists seek removal of Ahmedabad site

Violent clashes displaced 4.48 lakh in India; communal, caste conflicts led to "smaller" displacement: Norway report

AfDB meet: Following Chinese, western "land grab" in Africa, Indian corporates seek economic space in continent

To plug human rights violations in Jammu & Kashmir, set up district-level and state-level police complaint authorities

1.86 lakh sign petition: Bank account portability an "effective antidote" to Indian banks' restrictive practices

World Bank clarifies: Its 26th rank to India not for universal access to power but for ease of doing business

Idea of fair, tall, customized baby "rooted" in Nazi Germany, RSS' Golwalkar wanted crossbreeding with Brahmins

15,000 Narmada dam oustees to be evicted in Madhya Pradesh by July 31: June 5-7 'Save Narmada' to protest move

Restricting maternity benefit to first child, institutional births to hit marginalized women: Right to Food Campaign

Nisarpur village off Narmada river on warpath: Gram sabha passes resolution against "forcible" eviction

Adanis "offered" $320 million royalties holiday for Australian coalmining project, as expert says it is "not viable"

Narmada Planning Group rejected Modi's pet SAUNI project in 1987, saying there wasn't "enough water"

India's job creation down by 64% in 2014-16 in manufacturing and service sectors, "suggest" Govt of India data

Swacch Bharat Mission funds "diverted" to transport people for Modi's Narmada rally in Madhya Pradesh

Modi's "fight" against terror has 21% fewer supporters in a year, says urban youth survey by LocalCircles

"Model" Gujarat is second from bottom in % children receiving "adequate" diet in 6-23 months age group: Analyst

Madhya Pradesh officials "threaten" forcible eviction of Narmada dam affected families, admits 8000 still not resettled

Gujarat Education Board "sets aside" SC order, has no provision for RTI plea for copies of answer sheets: MAGP

1500 Mumbai slum houses "cleared" for luxury hotel's approach road, mangroves removed: Fact-finding team

Chhattisgarh HC had praised suspended Dalit woman cop's battle on "irregularities, corruption, nepotism"

Bilkis Bano, Gujarat riots gangrape victim, likely to approach Supreme Court if state govt fails to give "reparation"

Adani coalmine delayed? Australian senate fails to pass crucial "reform" amendment for project's financial closure

Opposition parties, civil society unite, share platform in Lucknow at convention to mark anniversary of 1857 rebellion

Letter to Gujarat CM: Frustrated farmers see govt gameplan, agree with anti-dam NBA, "waters meant for industry"

Gujarat Dalits rally against tougher cow slaughter law, ask 182 MLAs to punish those forcing cows to consume plastics

Advantage Adanis in Australia? TUs divided over concessional infrastructure loan for coalmining project

Majority of French voters have rejected traditional political forces, Left and Right, opting for something new

Apprehending massive submergence, 10-km human chain along Narmada river opposes Govt of India move on dam gates

May 10 Dalit rally to ask 182 Gujarat MLAs to fix responsibility for death of cows by consuming plastics

The Hoot: Indian journos faced 54 attacks, 25 threats since Jan 2016; most stressed were investigative reporters

'Having seen AAP from close quarters, I think it is time to put an end to Kejriwal's quixotic charade'

19% Kerala's Hindu women suffer sexual violence, as against 13% Muslim and 14% Christian: World Bank study

Confidential AG opinion told Lok Sabha speaker in 2014: LoP can't be appointed on the basis of 1977 law

Health expenses pushed India's 63 million in debt, one third below poverty: Pharma industry sponsored report