Tuesday, May 30, 2017

India: Consultation on “Involvement of Asian Development Bank in Manipur”

The Centre for Research and Advocacy, Manipur organized a consultation on “Involvement of Asian Development Bank in Manipur” at the Manipur Press Club, Imphal...

India: ‘No commissioning of Mapithel dam’

Affected villagers of the controversial Mapithel Dam has unanimously resolved today not to let government to commission without fulfilling the demands of affected communities...

India: Media consultation urges Manipur Govt to desist Mapithel dam commissioning

MAPITHEL DAM AFFECTED VILLAGES ORGANIZATION JAC-MAPITHEL DAM DOWNSTREAM AFFECTED PEOPLES CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY, MANIPUR The Mapithel Dam Affected Villagers Organization (MDAVO) the JAC-Mapithel...

India: Now Anti-Tribal Bills JAC Demands a New District

The Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JAC-AATB) now demands the creation of another new district christened as ‘Lamka district’ to be curved out...

India: Centre’s Criminal Order Violates Rights of Lakhs of People –...

On March 28th, the National Tiger Conservation Authority passed a grossly illegal order (copy here) in which they directed all states to not recognise...

India: 70 villages in Maharashtra unite to oppose mining, save the...

December 5 was a significant day in Gadchiroli, a Maoist-affected district in eastern Maharashtra. That day, representatives of 70 gram sabhas, Adivasi leaders, student...

India: Mapithel Dam slammed

Asserting that Mapithel Dam has forfeited the right to life of a large number of people, UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing and Land...

India: Villagers welcome dam step by PMO

Imphal, Sept. 26: A group of villagers in Manipur has thanked the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) for intervening to thwart the state government's plan...

India: Indigenous peoples in Jharkhand protest law changes that threaten their...

BHUBANESWAR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of indigenous peoples rallied in Jharkhand, protesting against the government's proposal to amend decades-old land laws, saying...