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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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Banks are no more puppets of any govt, says Jaitley 1.3.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
UNI   NEW DELHI Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the UPA regime was a great learning experience and taking a cue from them, they have provided public sector banks such a competitive environment and easy norms that they are no more puppets of any government. “Earlier regime was a great learning ...
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Anjuna villagers demand protection of forest cover 25.2.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
MAPUSA: With an aim to protect forest cover, grazing lands and hill slopes, Anjuna panchayat on Sunday resolved to write to all concerned departments including Town and Country Planning department demanding not to change no-development zone of land in the village to settlement zone. On Sunday, at the ordinary gram sabha of Anjuna panchayat presided ...
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Maratha quota stir: From August 1, Dhangars to agitate over inclusion under... 31.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Maratha quota stir: From August 1, Dhangars to agitate over inclusion under...
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Goencho Avaaz lays bare top politicians ‘involved’ in agricultural land conversion 23.7.2018 The Navhind Times
VASCO: Non-governmental organisation (NGO) ‘Goencho Avaaz’ on Sunday exposed the names of some Goan politicians and real estate developers involved in the conversion of agricultural and forest lands on a large scale in different parts of the state. Member of ‘Goencho Avaaz’ Manoj Parab said that Maulana Ibrahim, in partnership with Usha Sardesai, wife of ...
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KU to get state’s first velodrome 9.7.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Kurukshetra, July 8 Kurukshetra University may soon have Haryana’s first cycling velodrome which will facilitate cycling competitions and practice sessions. KU’s director sports Dr KS Kala said on Sunday that the state authorities had shown serious interest in the proposal to use university for the sports facility. “Nearly six-acre of land outside the university campus has been offered for the velodrome. A few months back, a proposal was submitted by the KU which was duly considered. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) between KU and the state Sports Department is expected to be signed soon for execution of the project,” said Kala. He said if the cycling players were encouraged, the state would be able to get good cycling players. Meanwhile, the official sources said Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anil Vij had taken apersonal interest in the development of a sports facility in Kurukshetra. The state players had bagged the second position in cycling during the 2015 National ...
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Depts lock horns over forest area 3.7.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 2 The proposed inclusion of large tracts of uncultivable hills and seasonal rivulets identified as forest area, near Chandigarh, in the municipal limits of the Nayagaon civic body has raised the hackles of the state Forest Department. Objecting to the move by the Local Bodies Department, the Forest Department has stressed that it would result in “unforeseen deforestation” in the ecologically sensitive Shivalik Hills. In its communication to the Principal Secretary, Local Bodies, the department has quoted recent orders of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, wherein it has been mentioned that many influential persons, who have grabbed the prime panchayat land, were pushing for inclusion of such areas in the municipal limits. Further, quoting scientific studies conducted by the Soil and Land Use Survey of India and Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, both affiliated with the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, a Forest Department official said 1565.71 ...
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DDPO accused of favouring upper caste men at auction 24.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Nabha, June 23 Residents of Kaidupur village alleged that the District Development and Panchayat Officer (DDPO) conducted auction of reserved village common land on Saturday in a fraudulent manner. Sunita Rani in her complaint to the police said they had decided to bid in groups so that more Dalits from economically weaker section could be involved.  She said the auction was cancelled twice earlier as the government rate for the reserved common land was beyond their reach.  Another resident Parminder Singh alleged that the land was rented to a planted bidder by upper caste people who lured poor Dalits by offering them liquor. He said the announcement was made last night so that other bidders could not deposit money. DDPO Surinder Singh refuted the allegations and said the auction was conducted as per the norms. He said the minimum rates for auction could not be decreased and added that if they could not get the Dalit bidders for the third time then the auction would be opened for ...
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