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Land is a scarce resource in India - home to 1.3 billion people [Photo courtesy: Protest organisers]
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Rajasthan farmers sit neck-deep to protest land deal

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Hundreds of farmers near Jaipur city partially bury themselves in pits to protest against ‘forceful’ land acquisition. By: Saif Khalid / Source: Al Jazeera / The Dawn News / October 5, 2017 Hundreds of farmers in the state of Rajasthan, India, have been protesting against the government’s plan to acquire their […]

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Photo credit: Esti Redondo / Resumen Latinoamericano
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[Photo report] The Organized Struggle of Indian Women Farmers

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Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / February 18, 2017 Our comrade Esti Redondo, Basque journalist and rural worker, is in India, participating in several activities organized by the international organization Vía Campesina (Peasant Way). There, she took part in several activities of recollection, cleaning and selection of seeds, a workshop on […]

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The Demonetisation Fiasco: Not Even a Pinprick to Black Economy
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The Demonetisation Fiasco: Not Even a Pinprick to Black Economy

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By: Prabhat Patnaik / Source: newsclick.in – The citizen / The Dawn News / January 12, 2017 Many believed that it was a step being taken for the greater social good, for achieving certain important social goals. The demonetisation of 86 percent of the currency of the country, a virtually […]

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TPP Meltdown Evokes Cautious Optimism in India

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Source: Sputnik World | The Dawn News | November 23, 2016. US President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to pull out his country from the TPP may benefit India that had been excluded from the 12-country deal. But India also fears China taking over the leadership mantle. New Delhi (Sputnik): US President-elect […]

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Demonetization: A Bitter Harvest for Peasantry?
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Demonetization: A Bitter Harvest for Peasantry?

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Source: All India Kisan Sabha / The Dawn News / November 16, 2016 The All India Kisan Sabha is on a march to Delhi from 4 different parts of the country. The Sangharsh Jatha is being organized on the call of “no to suicide and no to neo-liberal policies”. The AIKS feels […]

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