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Families Evicted for Hockey World Cup Venue Beautification yet to be Rehabilitated

 
/ January 8, 2019

While the Hockey World Cup 2018 was kicked off with aplomb, 2000 people evicted for the expansion of its venue continue to live in deplorable conditions.

700-year-old traditional Holi of Adivasis of Maharasthra

 
/ March 31, 2016

The peace and tranquility of the villages on the foothills Satpura hill ranges in Maharashtra had taken a back seat for the past 15 days, as the atmosphere was charged with singing and dancing. Members of the Bhil tribe of the Satpura Hill regions from Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh...

25 Years & Three generations Late: Rehabilitation Eludes Them

 
/ September 13, 2016

Anandrao Bendukle, 81, had been embroiled in a battle for rehabilitation for the past 20 years against the state. His agricultural land was submerged while making the Kashyapi Dam along river Godavari. In 1997, when the lands of Kashyapnagar, Dhondegaon, Devargaon and other regions in Nashik district where acquired, the Maharashtra...

25 Years & Three generations Late: Rehabilitation Eludes Them

 
/ September 13, 2016

Anandrao Bendukle, 81, had been embroiled in a battle for rehabilitation for the past 20 years against the state. His agricultural land was submerged while making the Kashyapi Dam along river Godavari. In 1997, when the lands of Kashyapnagar, Dhondegaon, Devargaon and other regions in Nashik district where acquired, the Maharashtra...

Land allotted but on papers only

 
/ February 26, 2016

Those displaced from Sardar Sarovar Dam project are still waiting to be rehabilitated. In another case of utter neglect from the government, people have been allotted land on paper but the allotted property either belongs to someone else or is unusable.      Chetan Salve reports from Narmadanagar of Nandurbar...

Displaced by Coal Mines, 30 Years wait for Jobs Promised – Geeta Tudu reports for...

 
/ August 27, 2015

Phusri Village, Hazaribag district of Jharkhand | Geeta Tudu Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), a producer and supplier of coal to power and steel sectors usurped 906 acres of land across 45 districts in Jharkhand in 1983. Over the next 30 years, a large number of people lost their land and...

Displacement without Compensation

 
/ June 2, 2014

Daya and Gorari Majhi were abruptly displaced from their home when the Gahira Dam was built, submerging their fertile land and house with it.  Six years later, the Government has still not arranged alternative accommodation for them.  They have tried all avenues they know to get a roof over their...

A Criminal State Of Affairs

 
/ April 12, 2013

by Stalin K. There are enough laws to tackle it. Then why is untouchability still perpetuated? (Article first appeared on the Tehelka website here)