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An indigenous movement in Jharkhand is reminding the Indian authorities of their constitutional duty to protect tribal lands.

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... the meeting’s agenda, ‘Adivasi versus the State of India’. He opened the laptop to a PowerPoint presentation ... to other tribal districts across central and eastern India, in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha, where over ... communities – make up 8.6 per cent of the population in India, but constitute an estimated 40 per cent of those ...
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... agreement to their demands – a ‘victory’ for India’s landless poor. Rural Development Minister Jairam ... said Anand Kumar, Christian Aid’s country manager in India. ‘Congratulations to Ekta Parishad and the ... past year, Ekta Parishad, a non-violent social movement in India that works on land and forest rights, has travelled the ...
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... OLD Kerala had the most cruel and rigid caste system in India. From 800 AD onwards the elite Hindu caste - the ... towards low-caste people - commonplace in other parts of India - is rare. LAND THE OLD Land has always been the main ... structure of land ownership was the third most unequal in India. THE NEW In 1921 Muslim peasants and farmers rose up ...
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... rent a legal house or flat on the open market. In Bombay, India, between 100,000 and 500,000 people live on the ... what it was before the Revolution and 60% higher than India's. Today, China feeds a population 50% bigger than India's, 20% better with 30% less cultivated land. 17 Iran : ...

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... has been growing steadily, in contrast to stagnation in India and a decline in Bangladesh. Between 1970 and 1975, ... and power. And anything less complete, as the cases of India, the Philippines or Egypt suggest, eventually permits ...
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... was created in 1947, mainly from the Muslim parts of India. A Muslim student at Cambridge University invented the ... suffering alongside Pepsi billboards to Maneka Gandhi, India's Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment. ...

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... making a living from the soil. If a landless labourer in India does manage to get a couple of hectares with which to ...
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... this area four times more radioactive than other parts of India. People living and working here are four times more ...

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