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Maoist violence is not a mere law and order problem: Tribal Affairs minister

Deo said the government needs to be sensible about development in tribal areas, rather than allowing industries to exploit the rich natural resources of these areas Nupur Sonar June 10, 2013 More by the author > The mangled remains of… Continue Reading →

#India – 350 Tribal women forced to undergo virginity and pregnancy tests before mass marriage #WTFnews #VAW

Pheroze L. Vincent,, The Hindu Mass marriage under way at Hardoo village in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh. Photo: Special Arrangement 10 girls were found pregnant and household items they got under the Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana seized Around 350 women… Continue Reading →

#India – The Brechtian choice in the Red Corridor

  Photo: Shailendra Pandey It was a Sunday morning and Om Shanti Om was playing on television. For a tiny shack, the TV was too big – a hideously odd addition. Apart from an old man and two kids sleeping on the… Continue Reading →

#India – Villagers speak- The Maoists Support Us, But We Haven’t Joined Them’

In Odisha’s Koraput district, hardly a week passes without the police announcing the “surrender” of Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangha (CMAS) members. But what crimes did the Adivasis commit for which they had to surrender? That’s a question even the Koraput… Continue Reading →

#India- A warning to Prime Minister of India , think twice before jumping the gun

Mr PM, think twice before jumping the gun Pushing in more troops to fight Maoists will only aid the onset of a full-scale insurgency Prem Shankar Jha 15-06-2013, Issue 24 Volume 10 t   Back to square one Demands for retribution… Continue Reading →

#India – Grassroots Democracy Gasps as Guns do the Talking

Over 70 local government representatives have quit their posts in Malkangiri, a district long under the Maoist shadow. G Vishnu visits remote villages in Odisha to gauge the despair G Vishnu , Tehelka 15-06-2013, Issue 24 Volume 10   Anguished Debe Madhi resigned… Continue Reading →

The convenience of labels: Who are the Maoists really?

 Sunday Guardian Tanushree Bhasin  1st Jun 2013 Stills from the film At the Crossroads he real terrorist in our country is the state. The Indian state needs to be put behind bars, not ordinary people,” said a visibly moved audience member… Continue Reading →

Andhra Pradesh –Tribals displaced by Indirasagar should be rehabilitated by June 15

RAMPACHODAVARAM, June 1, 2013 Staff Reporter Importance should be given to traditions, language, security and the employment of tribals who were displaced due to Indirasagar project, said T.K. Sridevi, Commissioner, Rehabilitation and Resettlement. She directed the implementation officials to provide effective… Continue Reading →

Women Health Activist Madhuri Ben released, joins anti-dam stir

Gwalior, June 1, 2013 Pheroze L. Vincent, The Hindu Human rights activist Madhuri Krishnaswamy, better known as Madhuri Ben, was released from Khargone Women’s Sub Jail on Thursday after she agreed to get bail in a 2008 case of rioting and… Continue Reading →

Press Release- AID Condemns the Violent Attack in Chhattisgarh

June 1, 2013 Demands Peaceful Solution Association for India’s Development (AID) unequivocally condemns the brutal murder of 24 people on May 25th by the Maoists in Bastar, Chhattisgarh. We condemn the killing of any human beings and send our condolences… Continue Reading →

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