The second day saw discussions on the LARR Bill 2011. Sudha Bhardwaj of Chhattisgarh Bachao Andolan (Raigarh), Prafulla Samantara of Lok Shakti Abhiyan (Bhubaneshwar), Anil Chaudhury of...

A 3 day shivir was organised by SRUTI from 25th - 27th June 2012 at Prayog Ashram in Tilda near Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Crucial legislations in today’s socio-economic and political context...

An urgent appeal from Ramnarayan K of Maati sangathan in Munsiyari against Forest Clearance for the illegal NTPC Rupsiyabagad, Khasiyabada Project on the Gori Ganga river in Uttarakhand.

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In the year 2010-11, SRUTI Fellows covered a number of issues that directly affect the lives of marginalized communities and society as a whole. Some key issues dealt with were food security,...

Below is the press note from Prafulla Samantara of Lok Shakti Abhiyan and Sidharth Nayak of Green Kalahandi on the latest illegal advancements by Vendanta in Odisha.

 

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A public hearing was organised at Ghazipur on 24th March 2012 to discuss the impact of the waste-to-energy incinerator currently being constructed in the area by New Delhi Waste Processing...

CGNet Swara has been pioneering citizen journalism from the most marginalized tribal regions in India since 2004. After almost two decades of working in mainstream media, former BBC journalist...

The residents of Ghazipur and the waste pickers of Delhi invite you to a citizens hearing on the proposed Waste-to-Energy (WtE) project at Ghazipur. This is the second in a list of three mega...

On 13 February 2012, those displaced by the Dimna dam in Jamshedpur, sat on a fast for an indefinite period in front of the office of the District Collector, East Singhbhum district, Jharkhand....

Satark Nagrik Sangathan (SNS) has been demanding that information on the performance of elected representatives must be provided under Section 4 of the RTI Act. As a result of complaints filed by...

In Nayagarh district, Odisha, Adim Adivasi Mukti Manch continues to strengthen in-situ livelihood and conservation of herbal knowledge. Herbal practitioners play a vital role in conservation of...

Hum Kisan Sangathan in Jhalawar district, Rajasthan, has been working towards expanding their weaver’s cooperative – Adarsh Hathkargha Cooperative Society - which was established in...

Security men belonging to Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) company at Nisa, 15 kms from Angul in Odisha, brutally attacked 160 villagers, many of them women, on 25th January 2012. 164...

A state-level consultation on agricultural issues and concerns was organized on 11th November 2011 in Tirupati, by MASS & Navajeevan from Andhra Pradesh and facilitated by SRUTI. The aim was...

A two-day consultation was facilitated by SRUTI in Munsiyari from 14-15 November 2011 to understand the problems and challenges before small holder farmers in the region. The consultation was...

Chhattisgarh's vast northern region that includes Surguja, Korba, Jashpur, Korea and Raigarh districts is infamous for human trafficking cases. Instances of men taking away impoverished...

A two-day consultation was facilitated by SRUTI in Patna, Bihar, from 29-30th November 2011 to discuss problems and challenges faced by small holder cultivators / farmers.

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Greetings from the National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI).

As you might be aware, the National Campaign for Peoples’ Right to Information (...

SANCHARR and Grameen Dhanwantari Baidya Sangha (Rural Herbal Practitioners...