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Resisting Dispossession: The Odisha Story

‘Resisting dispossession: The Odisha Story’ is a book written by Nigamananda Sadangi and Ranjana Padhi on people’s movements in Odisha, published in India by Aakar Books. It documents the struggles, based on testimonials of the people who lost their land, livelihood, culture, dignity as well as lives of their relatives, friends and members of their community […]

Odisha Government conspiring to grab land for JSW Utkal project

Odisha’s Government conspires to grab land from the people affected by COVID-19 lockdown and Super Cyclone Amphan for the proposed JSW Utkal project. Surya Shankar Dash reports from Odisha.   Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and super cyclone Amphan, the district administration of Jagatsingpur in Odisha, is busy hatching new conspiracies to usurp the land of […]

The Aarey Land Grab: Mumbai’s Adivasi settlements are under siege

While much has been said and written about the impact of the cutting down of the Aarey forest in Mumbai on climate and the environment, what has remained largely under-reported is the impact this will have on the lives of those who are residents of these forests. Mumbai’s Adivasi settlements are under siege. They are […]