India cracks down on foreign funding of NGOs

India cracks down on foreign funding of NGOs

Activists accuse government of stifling their right to dissent - Article published in The Guardian Weekly (with incorporated materials from the Washington Post)
Wednesday, June 12, 2013/Author: Ekta Europe Admin/Number of views (25013)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ashok Sircar, from Landesa, talks on women’s right to inherit land in India

Ashok Sircar, from Landesa, talks on women’s right to inherit land in India

"(...) From September through December 2012, my colleagues and I searched three Indian states looking for 120 women in any district who had inherited farmland from their parents or their husbands in the last eight years.(...)"
Wednesday, June 12, 2013/Author: Ekta Europe Admin/Number of views (20725)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rajagopal with International Initiatives in Colombia

Rajagopal with International Initiatives in Colombia

Find in this article the complete programme of the event around non-violence and land rights in Colombia, organised by International Initiatives, with Rajagopal and Jill Carr-Harris.
Monday, June 10, 2013/Author: Ekta Europe Admin/Number of views (30622)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: No rating
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Indian mining VS social development

Indian mining VS social development

"The Indian government’s conundrum over the linkages between mining, social development and tribal extremism has resurfaced, with a Minister questioning the sanctioning of mining in forests.

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has raised questions over the approval of iron-ore and mining projects in the Saranda forest in the East Indian state of Jharkhand, by the apex Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. (...)"
Monday, June 10, 2013/Author: Ekta Europe Admin/Number of views (20027)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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‘Military has failed, give civil society a chance to solve Naxal crisis’ says Rajagopal

‘Military has failed, give civil society a chance to solve Naxal crisis’ says Rajagopal

“The distress of adivasis can be used by people who believe that they can bring about change through violence. The distress of the adivasis needs to be addressed so that people who believe in violence cannot move in. You can isolate them (Maoists) only by solving the problems of advisasis and by protecting their life and the culture,” says land activist PV Rajagopal.
Monday, June 3, 2013/Author: Ekta Europe Admin/Number of views (23881)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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