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Naxals trying to establish new bases in India’s Assam

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At a time when the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is being updated under direct supervision of the Supreme Court to identify illegal immigrants in Assam, Naxals are trying to establish new bases in the state taking full advantage of the situation. According to media reports, top Naxal leaders are making efforts to establish bases among militant outfit United Li

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Are the Maoists rising again in Nepal?

  0 comments   |     by Kamal Dev Bhattarai

March 14, 2019 On February 22, one person died and two others were seriously injured when a bomb exploded at the entrance of Ncell’s office, located in Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu. On the same day, bombs were planted targeting more than a dozen towers of Ncell, a multinational telecommunications company. Two day

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Rohith Vemula Is Alive

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Rohith Vemula Is Alive By Adv.Rahul S Gade 22 January, 2016 The world's largest democratic nation has once again shown its despicable fangs of inhumanity. The story of Rohith is no different from those who committed suicides in past. Every year at least 4 Dalit students’ suicides are reported from premier educational institutes of IIT, MBBS, Engineering, etc due to ca

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Book review- Dalit Advasis and Liberalization

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BOOK REVIEW Dalit, Adivasis And Liberalization The book under review is 'Homo Heirarchicus and Liberalisation' - a remarkable compendium of empirical research and painstaking analysis of India’s post-liberalised matrix of social stratification and political economy. It comes as a sequel to Barbara Harris White’s earlier work India Working, and &ld

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Conflicts Between Business Interests And Human Rights In the State of Odisha, India

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Conflicts Between Business Interests And Human Rights In the State of Odisha, India By Prasant Paikray  Presentation at UN Business & Human Rights Forum in Geneva, on 18th November,2015-Treaty Session-Challenges & opportunities of a treaty to address corporate abuse of Human Rights By Prasant Paikray The market oriented economic reforms initiated in the 1990s c

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INDIA’s FOREST RIGHTS ACT AND PEOPLES RIGHTS

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INDIA’s FOREST RIGHTS ACT AND PEOPLES RIGHTS What is the Forest Rights Act about? Millions of people live in and near India's forest lands, but have no legal right to their homes, lands or livelihoods. A few government officials have all power over forests and forest dwellers. The result? Both forests and people die. This Act recognises fo

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India's Arundhati Roy returns National Award

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NEW DELHI: Renowned South Asian writer Arundhati Roy on Thursday issued a statement explaining her decision to return the 1989 National Award she received for Best Screenplay, saying, "I want to make it clear that I am not returning this award because I am 'shocked' by what is being called the 'growing intolerance' being fostered by the present government." She goes on to clarify her statement:

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