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The Indian government has scrapped its controversial policy of expelling tribal people from wildlife-rich areas to turn them into national parks.
Churches in India have been asked to tackle "institutional casteism" at a meeting organised by the World Council of Churches and Indian Christian groups.
An Dalit-led international colloquium on Caste, Religion and Culture will be held in Cochin, Karala, India, from 1-4 May, it has been announced.
Churches in India have backed a social activist who launched a hunger fast on 5 April 2011 to call attention to the scandal of corruption in government.
India’s Supreme Court is to consider a new attempt to give a green-light to FTSE 100 Vedanta Resources’ bauxite mine in Orissa state, east India.
Christian Aid has welcomed the UK Government’s continued commitment to fight poverty in India, describing criticism of it as ‘misguided.’
Christians in Kandhamal, east India, face a continuing struggle since the anti-Christian violence that began in August 2008 killed more than 90 people.
Christian Aid has teamed up with a solar lighting specialist to launch an innovative microfinance project bringing solar lighting to people in India.
India’s Minister of Tribal Affairs, has announced that he supports the "integration" of tribal communities into "mainstream" society – a policy shown to be disastrous.
The FTSE 100 mining giant Vedanta is challenging a ban on mining the sacred mountain of India’s Dongria Kondh tribe.