In the New India, 'development' is armed robbery

| 10th February 2014
Manbasia - a displaced Forest dweller, Jharia. Photo: Sarah Stirk.

Manbasia - a displaced Forest dweller, Jharia. Photo: Sarah Stirk.

India is in the grips of a state-backed corporate war against the environment, the poor and indigenous peoples, writes Graham Peebles. The new rulers avert their gaze as their countrymen, doused in poverty, burn on the party pyre.
The Adivasi are inconvenient, irrelevant gaggle, that need to be cleared away or put to work collecting scraps of coal.

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