Anti-corruption activists to conduct ‘Ghotala Yatra’ in Delhi on Thursday

An umbrella group of anti-corruption groups will conduct a ‘Ghotala Yatra’ or ‘Scam Procession’ at Delhi’s Mandi House area tomorrow. The rally, with the cry ‘freedom from corruption’ will start at 11 AM and be followed by a sitting protest at Jantar Mantar — the traditional venue for protests in the capital. Among the organizations […]

Medha Patkar, NAPM opposes diluting Land Acquisition Act

The National Alliance of People’s Movements has opposed any move by the government to dilute the strict provisions of the Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Act of 2013. The Act, which was championed by Jairam Ramesh during his tenure as the environment minister, puts tough conditions on the forcible acquisition of citizens’ land by the […]