rights of indigenous people

ULFA pro-talk faction leaves for Delhi for talks

April 8th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 8 (IANS) A five-member delegation of the pro-talk faction of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leaders led by its chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa left for New Delhi Sunday ... Read more...

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British government slams Vedanta Resources

October 12th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) The British government Monday criticised the global mining group Vedanta Resources, owned by Indian-born billionaire Anil Agarwal, for failing to consult tribal populations in Orissa before launching operations ... Read more...

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Pressure on church as actress joins Orissa tribals’ campaign

July 29th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 29 (IANS) Representatives of Britain's largest Christian denomination have met members of a tribe from Orissa to hear demands to withdraw investments from a British company that ... Read more...

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‘Resort group with Hollywood clients endangering Indian tribe’

July 26th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Critics of a hotel project in the Andamans say the plan seems deliberately aimed at putting tourists at close range to the threatened Jarawa tribals, a newspaper reported ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s ethnic minorities lose land: survey

May 11th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 11 (IANS) Bangladesh's ethnic minority communities, mainly Buddhist tribals, continue to be thrown out of their ancestral land, allegedly by government agencies, influential people and private organisations, a survey revealed. ... Read more...

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We work hard for environmental causes: Trudie

April 27th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
London, April 27 (IANS) Rocker Sting's wife Trudie agrees with critics who claim the couple is hypocritical on their position on global warming when they themselves add to the problem by flying ... Read more...

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