ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Defeat for Vedanta

The overwhelming rejection by India’s Dongria Kondh Adivasi (indigenous) communities of a proposal to mine their sacred lands is an unprecedented victory for indigenous rights in the face of business interests. A seventh adivasi village, Phuldumer in Kalahandi district of Odisha, voted against...

Vedanta Refinery Expansion

LETTERS Issn 0012-9976 Ever since the first issue in 1966, EPW has been India’s premier journal for comment on current affairs and research in the social sciences. It succeeded Economic Weekly (1949-1965), which was launched and shepherded by Sachin Chaudhuri, who was also the founder-editor of EPW...

Urgent Appeal on POSCO

On 10 June, 1,000 police officials in riot gear, some of them armed, marched into Govindpur village, Jagatsinghpur district, Orissa, intending to forcibly evict farmers from common land. About 2,000 protestors demonstrated peacefully against the police officials, leading to a tense situation for four...
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