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Catch water where it falls: Urban rainwater harvesting

In urban areas, rainwater can be collected from the roof, paved and unpaved areas of a house, a block of flats, a colony, a park, a playground, parking areas, schools, office complexes lakes and tanks. There are two ways of… Continue Reading →

Illegal mining: Supreme Court orders Meghalaya to deposit Rs 100 crore

 Photo: Monali Zeya Hazra/CSE Deposit Rs 100 crore imposed as fine on you by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for failing to curb illegal mining, the Supreme Court ordered the Meghalaya government on July 3, 2019. A bench of justices Ashok Bhushan… Continue Reading →

Hundreds to be displaced in Ayodhya in the name of Ram

No children of god Hundreds to be displaced as the Adityanath government moves to build a 221-metre tall Ram statue in Ayodhya | Valay Singh The idea of Ram rajya cannot be realised by displacing families and erecting a statue… Continue Reading →

Indian factories endangering seamstresses’ health with illegal pills

Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sudha seldom thought about the pills she took to ease her period pains during 10-hour shifts as a seamstress in southern India. She could not afford to let anything interrupt her work… Continue Reading →

TRS MLA’s brother arrested for leading mob attack on woman forest officer in Telangana

The police booked Koneru Krishna, the brother of Sirpur MLA Koneru Konappa, and 15 others. Hours after a Forest Range Officer in Telangana was attacked as she was discharging her duties, by a mob led by a Telangana Rashtra Samithi… Continue Reading →

Karnataka- Vulnerable young women pushed into hysterectomy

Vulnerable young women pushed into hysterectomy Anitha Pailoor Devaki distinctly remembers the day when her family had to make a choice — between her mother and the land. “The doctor warned that there were chances of developing cancer if the… Continue Reading →

Assam – Fact Finding Report on Rajnikhal eviction in village of Cachar District

by manushtaniya The temporary tin-shade where the affected families presently staying.(image captured by Neharul Ahmed Mazumder) This is a report based on a fact-finding visit to Rajhnikhal village where 80 famalies are left shelterless due to sudden and  inhuman  eviction… Continue Reading →

Medha to Modi-Narmada dam stands like statue, not satiating Kutch-Saurashtra thirst

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s recent speech in Parliament, top Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar and her colleagues* have said that Narendra Modi’s statement on Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) on Narmada river is “rootless and proofless”, insisting, the… Continue Reading →

Bhavnagar -Limestone mining will ‘impact’ livelihood, water bodies, Asiatic lions

The Khedut Ekta Manch – Gujarat (KEMG), a non-profit farmers’ organization based in Ahmedabad, in a representation to the High Court-appointed committee to study the impact of limestone mining in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat, has that there are “very serious issues” would… Continue Reading →

Gujarat govt wants to fill up Sardar Sarovar dam to supply water to 481 companies:

The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) has said that the statement given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament on Sardar Sarovar dam is “false”, pointing out, though the Sardar Sarovar Dam was meant to provide drinking and irrigation water to… Continue Reading →

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