Topic: West Bengal
The Dongria Kondh tribe aims to defend its 'sacred' Niaymgiri hills in India from the bauxite mining bid of UK giant Vedanta. The conflict highlights India’s growing dilemma: how to balance badly needed industrial growth with residents’ connection to the land.
03/30/2010 10:56 am
The women reservation bill passed Tuesday night in India's upper house of parliament, setting the stage for women to hold one-third of all legislative seats.
03/09/2010 02:51 pm
The Supreme Court of India last month ordered Delhi to provide shelter for all the of the city's estimated 150,000 homeless. So far the city has opened only 37 shelters .
02/09/2010 01:14 pm
Some 300 Naxalite rebels hijacked a swanky passenger train Tuesday. The attack ended peacefully, but the urban target shocked India and deepened concern about the rebels' reach.
10/29/2009 01:00 am
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The government warned of more attacks Monday after Naxalites called a two-day strike to protest an offensive in Lalgarh, West Bengal.
06/22/2009 01:00 am
Police have uncovered South Asian terror operatives in the country. Reports allege that Bangladeshi and Pakistani intelligence services are involved.
06/17/2009 01:00 am
Despite economic downturn, voters gave the Congress Party a surprisingly strong mandate.
05/17/2009 01:00 am
Fans climbed trees and hopped fences in eastern India Friday to glimpse the political scion, who's campaigning nationwide amid parliamentary elections.
04/27/2009 01:00 am
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