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Tour companies in the Andaman Islands are supporting a call for tourists to boycott the Andaman Trunk Road which cuts through the Jarawa tribe’s forest.
Vedanta Resources will face vocal protests at its AGM today, as NGOs urge the company to give up on their notorious Niyamgiri mine in Orissa, India.
Church and secular groups are protesting against southern Karnataka state government for promoting Hindu scripture in state-run schools.
Dalit Christians are being forced to forsake their faith due to continued discrimination under Indian laws, says a Catholic bishop.
British aid to India should tackle the discrimination which excludes many millions from mainstream Indian society, Christian Aid says.
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.