Hundreds of tribals along with green activists from different parts of the country gathered at Reckong Peo town of Kinnaur district on Thursday to discuss the destruction caused by hydro power proj

The government resolution notifying the scheme was issued on May 20.

India’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is the largest public-works based employment programme in the world. Unanimously enacted by the Indian parliament in 2005, implementation began in February 2006. With an annual budget of six billion US dollars, it now supports some fifty million rural people – larger than the population of Senegal, Mali and Niger combined. This article focuses on the successes, issues and potential of the Act to improve the well being of workers and family farmers.

Members of the Saligao gram sabha on Sunday expressed apprehensions over the proposed garbage treatment plant on the hill, the widening of the road and the proposed roundabout at Aula and the proli

CORTALIM: Seeking a holistic approach to the garbage menace plaguing their villages, the Cortalim-Quelossim Panchayat organised a special gram sabha to discuss ways and means to rid the villages of

On paper, much done to restore traditional tribal rights but govt prerogative & industry interests are a formidable barrier

The World Bank, which funds the Kerala State Transport Project (KSTP), has made some suggestions to improve public communication and user engagement during phase-II of the project including develop

Company's fresh application for environmental clearance with regard to the expansion project at Lanjigarh is in process

l Call for special gram sabha on June 1

All the 12 gram sabhas held in July-August last year had unanimously expressed opposition to the mining operation in the hills

Billionaire NRI Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Resources has made it clear that it will not look at mining bauxite from the Niyamgiri hills to feed its Rs 5,000 crore Lanjigarh alumina refinery in Odisha until it gets approval from the local community.

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