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.

The...

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...

In an effort to integrate economic growth, access of communities to natural resources and environmental conservation, Chetna Andolan in Tehri-Garhwal district of Uttarakhand is taking steps to...

The Economic and Caste Census is currently being conducted across the country since June 2011. Through the addition of information on caste, a first since 1931, the Government aims to strengthen...

Sanjeev Dom of Bahishkrit Hitkari Sangathan began an indefinite fast on 7th October 2011, demanding pattas and possession of agricultural land for the landless in Parbatta, Bihar.

Dalit...