23 July, 2024
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Time Not for Impartiality, but Decisions

Adhikar/July 2011 Time Not for Impartiality, but Decisions Book criminal suits against several politicians including the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Sri. Y.S. Yediyurappa. This is not a demand of the Opposition parties in the state, but therecommendation given by Justice Santosh Hegde, the Lokayukta of Karnataka in his report. The report came in the wake […]

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Forced Or Spontaneous Development?

Adhikar/May-june 2011 Forced Or Spontaneous Development? Land grabbing for industries and developmental projects. This land grabbing has become a cause of concern to the government, industrial houses as well as the public. Till yesterday, the people of Jharkhand as well as other mineral rich regions were crying themselves hoarse against this loot of land. But […]

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A Political Abortion

Adhikar/Aug 2011 A Political Abortion The Anti-Corruption Campaign led by Anna Hazare and his team has succeeded in getting a particular class of people align with his movement, who were till now unprepared to think of anything beyond own profit, which is a positive contribution of the Campaign. But at the same time, this Campaign […]

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Am I a Maoist?

Mainstream, Vol XLVIII, No 20, May 8, 2010 Am I a Maoist? Gladson Dungdung I appeared in public life through my human rights work, writings and speeches. However, I reached to a larger audience when I got a chance to appear in CNN-IBN and NDTV-24×7 debates on the issue of Naxalism last year. After these […]

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For Whom the Bells Do Not Toll

published by WISE News Communique on March 28, 1993 For Whom the Bells Do Not Toll…. The following is one of a series of interviews with tribal people of Jadugora, Batin and Nawapahar area Singhbhum Jharkhand (Bihar), India whose lands are being mined for uranium. The interviews were taped and translated into English for presentation […]

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World Uranium Hearing

World Uranium Hearing Xavier S. Dias Xavier S. Dias, Village Duccasi, Bihar, India. Co-founder of Jharkhandis Organization for Human Rights. Present Address : B6, Abhilasha Apartment 11a, Purulia Road Ranchi-Jharkhand Email : reachxdias@gmail.com Respected Elders, Brothers, Sisters! I bring you greetings from the people of Jharkhand, the central tribal areas of India. Technology has made […]

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What is RTZ doing in Orissa?

REPORT What is RTZ doing in Orissa? Xavier Dias The points given below were collected from information I gathered after visiting the site of the proposed ‘Rio Tinto Orissa Mining Limited’ RTOML, in the District of Koenjhar, Orissa State, India. By interacting with the village elders,