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31 January 2011

The Water Wars [India]

Author: Babu Kumar, Tehelka [India]

Rivers belong to nations. But, in Chhattisgarh they belong to corporations...You can lease a river in Chhattisgarh for 22 years. At just Rs. 1 per annum...[The lease of one river] denied villagers water for drinking, washing and irrigation, stopped...

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21 July 2010

[PDF] Launch of regional briefing – business & human rights in South Asia

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching its first-ever regional briefing: “Business & human rights in South Asia – a round-up of recent developments”...This capsule briefing provides a reality-based snapshot...

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14 July 2010

Tata promotes job linked edu [India]

Author: Tathya [India]

Tata Steel… has taken a number of initiatives to promote employment linked education in Odisha, which includes measures like setting up of J N Tata Technical Education Centre (JNTTEC) at Gopalpur and setting up of ‘Self Employment Skill Development...

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23 April 2010

India's Dirty War

Author: Megha Bahree, Forbes [USA]

This is India's dirty war: a brutal struggle over valuable real estate that pits the Naxalites against some of the nation's most powerful commercial interests...On one side of the struggle are the rebels- perhaps 10,000 of them armed...On the other...

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9 March 2010

Tribal India battles big business over land

Author: Amy Kazmin, Financial Times

Battles over forcible acquisition of agricultural land for industry are raging across India…[I]n India's tribal belt…indigenous…tribes, known as adivasis, have upset the plans of corporate groups such as Vedanta, Tata Steel [part of Tata Group], Essar...

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15 February 2010

[PDF] Moving Ahead Together: Evaluation of Business and Human Rights workshops within the Sino-Swiss Human Rights Dialogue

Author: Frances House, Institute for Human Rights & Business

The Swiss government invited the Institute for Human Rights and Business to undertake a reporting and evaluation exercise for two workshops within the Sino‐ Swiss Human Rights Dialogue: 'A rights‐based approach to CSR reporting', and 'Labour Rights...

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2 January 2010

Tribals hold rally to mark killings [India]

Author: Daily Times [India]

A large number of tribals rallied in Orissa’s Jajpur district...to mark the fourth anniversary of the killing of 14 tribals in police firing while protesting against a proposed steel project there...At least 14 tribals, including a high school student...

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1 January 2010

[Photo series] The Casualties of Jharia Law [India]

Author: Sami Siva, Caravan [India]

Coalfield fires have been burning under the Jharia region of Jharkhand for at least a hundred years...India’s largest coal source has been making corporations like Tata Steel very rich. But it’s the villagers living around the mines that must deal...

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8 October 2009

"Delays in land acquisition to hit $100 bn investments" [India]

Author: Business Standard [India]

A report released by the steel ministry...[says]... 22 major steel projects in the country worth $82 billion are being held up because of procedural delays in obtaining environmental impact assessment clearance...[and]...delays in land acquisition...

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6 October 2009
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Author: Afrique Avenir

Certains pays africains ont déjà su tirer profit de cette nouvelle demande [pour leur minerais]... Reste que l’essentiel de la transformation des minerais africains continue de se faire dans d’autres régions. L’Afrique du Sud constitue la seule...

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