Rajasthan Farmers Sit Neck-Deep to Protest Land Deal

By Saif Khalid, -

By Saif Khalid for Al Jazeera. Hundreds of farmers in the state of Rajasthan, India, have been protesting against the government's plan to acquire their land, with scores of them digging up holes [...]

1,200 Dead; Up To 41 Million Affected In Asian Flooding

By Andy Rowell, www.priceofoil.org -

By Andy Rowell for Oil Change International - As much of the North American media focuses on the ongoing unprecedented flooding and relief efforts in Texas and now potentially Louisiana, another [...]

Protests In India Against Import Of Methane Gas

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By Staff of The Times of India - KOCHI: Njarackal policeremoved protesters from the Puthuvype LNG import terminal of the IOC on Wednesday after they allegedly disrupted the functioning of the [...]

China, India To Reach Climate Goals Years Early, As U.S. Likely To Fall Far Short

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By Marianne Lavelle for Inside Climate News - Slowing coal use in China and India has put the world's two most populous countries on track to beat their carbon emission goals under the Paris [...]

Treating India’s Suicidal Farmers

By Moin Qazi, www.transcend.org -

By Moin Qazi for TRANSCEND Media Service - 8 May 2017 – India’s economy may be soaring, but agriculture remains its Achilles’ heel, the source of livelihood for hundreds of millions of people but [...]

Gandhi’s Strategy For Success — Use More Than One Strategy

By Mark Engler, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler for Waging Nonviolence - At the end of 1930, India was experiencing disruption on a scale not seen in nearly three quarters of a century — and it was witnessing a [...]

Agriculture To Demonetisation: Made In Washington

By Colin Todhunter, www.countercurrents.org -

By Colin Todhunter for Counter Currents - We don’t have to dig too deep to see where Modi feels at home. Describing itself as a major ‘global communications, stakeholder engagement and business [...]

Demonetisation: Bhasmasur’s Dance Of Death

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By Vijaya Kumar Marla for Counter Currents - As per mythology, one demon king, Bhasmasur had undertaken tapas to attract the attention of Shiva. His tapas was so powerful that earth and heaven [...]

Media Ignores Largest Labor Strike In World History

By Jim Naureckas, www.fair.org -

By Jim Naureckas for FAIR. When tens of millions of workers go out on strike in the second-largest country in the world—and the third-largest economy in the world—resulting in what may be the [...]

Over 150 Million People Participate In Largest Labor Strike In History

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By Eric Scott Pickard for Mint Press News - Mumbai, India – The All India Strike, conducted across India, is likely the largest labor strike in human history, with some estimates putting the [...]

Tens Of Millions Of Indian Workers Strike For Higher Wages

By Michael Safi, www.theguardian.com -

By Michael Safi for the Guardian. A nationwide strike by tens of millions of Indian public sector workers has been hailed by union officials as “the world’s largest ever” industrial action, and [...]

India To France, Millions Rising Up Against Effects Of Western Domination

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By Vijay Prashad for AlterNet - Colonialism made us feel backward. It was always Europe that was advanced and enlightened, and it was always the East that was backward and wretched. Rather than [...]

Has Dalit Uprising Given Birth To A Movement?

By Mari Marcel Thekaekara, www.newint.org -

By Mari Marcel Thekaekara for New Internationalist Blog. While most of India was busy celebrating its 70th Independence Day, many people were trying to comprehend and make sense of a sudden Dalit [...]

Kashmir: Not A Bilateral Issue

By Staff, www.pwbarrow.wordpress.com -

By Staff of Barrow Press - The U.S. has recently shown its official stance on Kashmir again, by avoiding any appearance of taking sides on the conflict and restating that it is up to India and [...]

From Livelihoods To Deadlihoods

By Ashish Kothari, www.localfutures.org -

By Ashish Kothari for Local Futures for Economics of Happiness - In India, economic development and modernity have transformed livelihoods into deadlihoods. They are wiping out millennia-old [...]

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