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Day February 24, 2021

Investors are increasingly shunning mining companies that violate human rights

A growing body of research suggests that investors care about human rights impacts and consultation with Indigenous communities By Shin Imai, Sarah Colgrove Published: Tuesday 23 February 2021 Investors in Canadian mining company Tahoe Resources paid a price when Tahoe failed to disclose the extent… Continue Reading →

Questions raised over ‘handing over’ of Indore health centre to private medical college

Jan Swasthya Abhiyan demands rollback of decision; probe and action against officials Serious objections have been raised against the decision of Madhya Pradesh government to ‘hand over’ the management of a community health centre (CHC) in Sanwer of Indore to… Continue Reading →

Rajasthan’s Health Budget 2021-22: Tall Promises, Inadequate Allocations

The state budget for Rajasthan for the fiscal year 2021-22 announced by the Chief Minister, Sh. Ashok Gehlot, on 24th February 2021 had a range of announcements related to health but fell short in allocating enough budgets to meet those promises…. Continue Reading →

Demand Halt to Kulda Mining Operations and Action to Uphold Adivasi Rights & Environmental Norms

24th Feb, 2021: National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM), along with the other undersigned civil society groups, movements, activists, academics and concerned citizens came together to write to the Union Environment Minister, Union Tribal Affairs Minister and the Chief Minister, Odisha, calling upon… Continue Reading →

Acclaimed Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander passes away at 60 #RIP

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh informed on Twitter that the Sardool Sikander had tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and was being treated for it. Punjab has lost a legend today. A man who filled our hearts with soulful… Continue Reading →

Nagpur Bench too grants bail to Varavara Rao in Surajgarh case

Sonam Saigal Earlier Principal Bench of Bombay High Court granted him bail for six months on medical grounds Earlier Principal Bench of Bombay High Court granted him bail for six months on medical grounds The Nagpur Bench of the Bombay… Continue Reading →

Bombay HC upholds NIA court order, grants bail to Areeb Majeed

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday upheld the bail granted to 26-year-old Areeb Majeed, who had allegedly travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the Islamic State in 2014. The High Court dismissed the National Investigation Agency’s (NIA) plea to set… Continue Reading →

Chauri Chaura: Why Modi govt decided to ‘question’ Gandhiji’s wisdom, glorify violence

By Sandeep Pandey, Anandi Pandey, Kushagra Kumar*  In a surprise move, in the midst of farmers’ struggle, the government has celebrated the Chauri Chaura incident and glorified the families of freedom fighters involved. As part of Mahatma Gandhi’s non-cooperation movement… Continue Reading →

How Nodeep Kaur rose from an activist Left, Dalit Punjab family to a cause herself in jail

Nodeep comes from a family of vocal women activists associated with Left groups. She joined Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan soon after she got a job at a bulb factory in Kundli. TARAN DEOL 24 February, 2021 8:00 am Muktsar (Punjab)/Kundli (Haryana): Flags of… Continue Reading →

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