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Before digging up fresh mines, India would do well to focus on the rights of mining-affected communities. India has asked for equity in global climate talks, arguing that the developed nations must bear a greater share of the cost of clean energy because they have contributed to more pollution through fossil fuels.
The principle of equity holds true within countries and not just between countries.
The definitive he-said-she-said of India's Third Universal Periodic Review, where its human rights track record went up for international scrutiny.
Why the World’s Largest Sovereign Wealth Fund is Leaving Indian Companies in the Cold and What That Tells Us About Make in India.
Coal Mining and Violations of Adivasi Rights in India.
A research report for Amnesty International.
Coal India accused of bulldozing human rights amid ...
One of India's first virtual reality films shot in Korba- a district in Central India- home to some of India's largest coal mines, its densest forests and most vulnerable Adivasi communities. Through the story of a Kanwar Adivasi woman who is set to lose her land and a local activist fighting for justice, the film comments on the present day development paradigm, where those who pay the price for development seldom benefit from it.
A photo-essay for Caravan's Vantage on India's land-acquisition bill and the communities it would affect, if passed.
UN Live United Nations Web TV - Search Results for ...
Long-form piece. Reportage on a village assembly, where indigenous communities rejected mining on their forest lands for the fourth time in a row.
Original research, fact-finding. Found evidence that NTPC was mining on forest land using false consent documents. First to release this news.
Cost of Coal: The Mind's Eye | The Indian Express
Op-ed for the Financial Express, while the Indian government was pushing through a disastrous land acquisition bill.
Podcast: Aruna Chandrasekhar on the Business & Huma...
Reactive in response to police firings vs. anti-dam protestors in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh.