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Anti-Sterlite demonstration shootout ‘biggest’ massacre of activists in 2018: Global Witness

ENEMIES OF THE STATE? How governments and businesses silence land and environmental defenders Español Tweet Partager Activistes pour l’environnementFAIRE UN DON More than three people were murdered each week in 2018, with countless more criminalised, for defending their land and our environment. India saw… Continue Reading →

Invisible Killer Called Malnutrition – Why Shining India Is In Grip Of An Epic Calamity

Rage Of A Silent Despite designing the world’s earliest and largest schemes on hunger and malnutrition, having surplus grains and food wastage, millions of Indians go to sleep hungry every night. It’s an invisible emergency that India must get rid… Continue Reading →

Adani Group’s cases listed inappropriately during Summer Vacation, Dushyant Dave writes to CJI

Bar & Bench August 16 2019 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppShare422 Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave has alleged that two cases involving Adani Group’s companies were listed out of turn by the Supreme Court during the summer vacation and disposed of in contravention to the settled practice and… Continue Reading →

“They Were Saying Horrible Things” – How Monsanto Tried To Discredit Journalists, Rockstars And Other ‘Roundup’ Critics

by Tyler Durden Discrediting adversarial journalists and even a legendary rock star who had criticized the health hazards of roundup weedkiller. Silencing activists and alleged victims of the company’s roundup weedkiller. These Harvey Weinsten-esque tactics were employed by Monsanto owner Bayer… Continue Reading →

Odisha’s mines may power the country, but what about its people?

By Charudutta Panigrahi  The income from mineral extraction in Odisha has not benefitted the regions from where the minerals are removed. This is an abandoned limestone mine in Sundargarh district. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Odisha’s Naveen Patnaik government, in its fifth term… Continue Reading →

Capital dredging in inland waterway: Govt of India ‘violating’ environmental laws

The Manthan Adhyayan Kendra (MAK), a non-profit study centre based in Pune, has alleged that the Inland Waterways Authority of India has been carrying out capital dredging to maintain an assured draft in the navigation channel for National Inland Waterways… Continue Reading →

Wild Ki Baat: Watch out bare-chested Putin, manly Modi’s set for a Bear encounter

INDRAJIT HAZRA I’m in man-love with the prime minister. Snigger away as much as you like, but coming late to the party, I’ve bypassed the whole ‘respect-admiration-adulation’ curve of the standard Modi bhakt and have gone all Section 377 on… Continue Reading →

Fishers, farmers join hands to oppose Adani Kattupalli Port

A retired High Court judge D Hariparanthaman told reporters that the port is laying a foundation for disaster. CHENNAI: Pulicat and Ennore fishers, farmers, activists and Chennai residents on Wednesday expressed opposition against the proposed Adani Kattupalli Port stating that… Continue Reading →

MP govt should ‘ correct death figures’ in apex court affidavit, demand Bhopal gas victims

Jul 26, 2019, RBHOPAL: Bhopal Gas tragedy victims associated with a group of four NGOs, working among them under the banner of “International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal”, staged a demonstration at Neelam Parkhere to protest alleged reluctance of the state… Continue Reading →

Inside India’s water crisis: Living with drought and dry taps

Villagers and farmers in Maharashtra’s Beed district are among those worst affected by ongoing severe water shortages. This year, large parts of India have seen the worst drought in decades. The monsoon, which usually provides some relief, was weeks late and when… Continue Reading →

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