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Who could the first farmers be? 15.3.2020 The Navhind Times

TENSING RODRIGUES Last time we visualised some possible scenarios of peopling of the Komkan coast. The first was where some anatomically modern humans (AMH) arriving from Africa or evolving from homo species who had arrived earlier, settled on the coast; the second was the same as the first but where the population eventually spread eastwards …

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No end to discrimination against Punjab’s Dalit women labourers, says study 13.3.2020 Downtoearth
A recent study examined 927 Dalit women labour households across four districts. A lot of them reeled under debt, faced sexual harassment 
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Govt. seizing land owned by TDP supporters, alleges Kalava 23.2.2020 Hindu: Health
The YSR Congress Government has forcibly taken away land belonging to the supporters of Telugu Desam Party in various mandals of Anantapur district, a
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Urban commons: Almost ignored in city planning 21.2.2020 Downtoearth
Commons act as a nutritional buffer, safety net for migrants; middle-class, wealthy residents no less dependent
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'Urbanisation biggest culprit for decline in India's bird population' 21.2.2020 Downtoearth
Rajah Jayapal, senior principal scientist at the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology, Coimbatore talks about the State of India's Birds 2020
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Opp urges govt to clarify on status of Naga peace talks 9.2.2020 The Shillong Times
Kohima: Opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) has lambasted ruling People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) of Nagaland for allegedly misleading the public on the status of the Naga peace talks and urged the state government to come clear on it. Initiating the debate on the motion of thanks to the governor’s address delivered on the first day […]
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Union Budget 2020-2021: Solar units to be set up on fallow, railway lands 1.2.2020 Downtoearth
Move may affect afforestation to meet India's international commitments  
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Use revenue-sharing model for development, land acquisition 16.1.2020 Downtoearth
Access to village commons improved livelihoods but some recent state policies seek to grab them
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Sivasagar citizens continue stir; stress on work culture 24.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sivasagar citizens continue stir; stress on work culture
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Economic Contribution Of Untaxed Women 18.12.2019 Commentary – The Navhind Times
Diversification away from agriculture has happened more for men than for women, who have not found adequate jobs in the non-farm sector Irina Cheema, Aryaman Jain & Aseem Shrivastava The Indian economy is going through a significant slump. Industrial output contracted3.8 per cent in October from a year earlier, the worst performance in seven years. …
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Biomedical waste in Delhi: What monitoring without figures, asks report 17.12.2019 Downtoearth
Liquid hospital waste discharged in sewers, many operating without DPCC authorisation
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Diplomats Can Do With Better Connectivity 9.12.2019 Commentary – The Navhind Times
The government of the day formulates a policy accordingly and our envoys implement it with all suavity D C Pathak Diplomacy primarily is an instrument for advancing the cause of the nation’s economic and security policy — foreign policy quite simply is the product of the country’s economic and security concerns. The government of the …
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Pact Politics 30.11.2019 Downtoearth
High political drama marks climate negotiations as the European Union strives to enforce the Kyoto protocol without the US. The South could play a crucial role pushing for a fair treaty
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Nilgiris tribals allege they were duped of compensation 14.10.2019 Downtoearth
21 tribal families say forest officials allied with property dealers to dupe them of the money they received for relocating from Tamil Nadu’s Mudumalai Tiger Reserve
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Soil erosion triggers ravine expansion in Gujarat 14.10.2019 Downtoearth
Ravines have increased by 60-70 per cent in four districts of Gujarat in the last 4-5 decades and this threatens agriculture and livelihood there
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Community-based natural resource management in Himachal still weak 11.10.2019 Downtoearth
A host of measures are needed to ensure community-based natural resource management and better provisioning of ecological services for the state's hill communities
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Recognize environmental contribution of pastoralists: Experts 3.10.2019 Downtoearth
'Pastoralism should be integrated into agriculture and livestock to make agriculture profitable, conserve bio-diversity'
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Punjab and Haryana HC says store stubble, don’t burn it 21.9.2019 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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Sick of political apathy, Dalits to vote NOTA in Punjab 17.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Organisation uniting Dalit laborers in Punjab has been able to convince Dalits of more than 60 villages to vote for NOTA.
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What we need is a commons manifesto 27.3.2019 Hindu: Op-Ed
How India handles land use change will decide whether it can improve lives without warming the world
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