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Indian authorities accused of ‘drowning the homes of 40,000 families’

By Nick Meynen. This article has been published by Common Dreams on 4 August and by The Ecologist on 8 August. The Sardar Sarovar Dam in India is already one of …

Is sand the new oil? The global battle for sand is getting ugly

[LONGREAD]By Nick Meynen. Dubai is a fairytale world. Back in 1995 a jeep brought me to a region where you do not want to run out of fuel: Rub’ al …

Niyamgiri hills defender awarded with Goldman Environmental Prize

By Nick Meynen. Two men coming all the way from the Indian jungle admired the most sacred site of London: St. Paul’s Cathedral. They checked the rock quality, deemed it perfect …

Buddhist monk killed in resistance to dam project in India

By Joan Martinez-Alier. Public protests against the construction of dams in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh in North East India have been going on for some years. In the whole …

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Obituary for Prof. Rajni Kothari

Prof. Rajni Kothari’s life and work will continue to guide and inspire People’s Movements. This is a tribute from The National Alliance of People’s Movements. “People’s movements are based on deep …

“No resistance can win without an alternative vision.” Ashish Kothari on India’s activist agenda

By Daniela del Bene. Next in our series of interviews is Ashish Kothari, co-founder and member of Kalpavriksh, catalyst of the network Vikalp Sangam, and co-author with Aseem Srivastava of the …

India’s National Alliance of People’s Movement: 20 years of struggle

By Daniela del Bene. From 31st October to the 2nd of November, nearly 1000 delegates of 250 plus social movements and community organisations from 17 States of India gathered in Pune, …

Walls and the Tiger

By Sushma Kallam and Nick Meynen When a traditional rural community in Southeast India is shattered by so-called “development”, pushing farmers to suicide, all hope seems lost. But determined to save …

Power play at a Thermal Power Plant in Mirzapur

By Debadityo Sinha, Vindhya Bachao. Another 1320 MW thermal power plant is coming up in Mirzapur, in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. The Indian company Welspun’s investment of approx. …

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