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Can we save Ganga?

Author(s): Soma Basu @sbasu_in , Sushmita Sengupta @  Jul 31, 2014 | From the print edition The Ganga is getting political attention. What does it take to clean the river? Soma Basu and Sushmita Sengupta travel with photographerVikas Choudhary from Kanpur to Varanasi, the river’s most polluted stretch, to understand why… Continue Reading →

Chandigarh fails to rehabilitate slum population

City on trial Author(s): Anupam Chakravartty   Chandigarh resists luxury residential project but fails to rehabilitate its slum population to preserve its master plan A housing complex in the catchment of Sukhna Lake will affect Chandigarh’s only water body (PHOTOGRAPHS: ANUPAM… Continue Reading →

Suzuki and Monsanto -sucking out huge sums from India – Patently absurd

Drained royally by MNCs Author(s): Latha Jishnu  Jun 30, 2014 | From the print edition Royalty payments to firms like Suzuki and Monsanto are sucking out huge sums from India NEWSPAPERS have leapt with delight on the statement by Maruti Suzuki India… Continue Reading →

Gujarat- Outsiders in their own land

Outsiders in their own land 1 Author(s): Soma Basu @sbasu_in  May 15, 2014 | Gujarat government eyes limestone underneath land cultivated by Sikh farmers, curbs their ownership rights Nirmal Singh, a farmer in Panandhro village, shows limestone in his farmland (Photo: Soma… Continue Reading →

#India – Who needs ultra mega solar power plants?

Author(s): Chandra Bhushan  Mar 15, 2014 Government plans to set up four large-scale solar power plants that will cost a whopping `1.2 lakh crore. Will they serve millions of energy poor? The bigger the better seems to be the mantra of Central government ministries these days…. Continue Reading →

Telangana betrays its tribals

Author(s): M Suchitra Mar 15, 2014 |  Compromises on Polavaram; agrees to exclude villages facing submergence from new state People protest against the Polavaram project in V R Puram block in Khammam district. All 42 revenue villages in this block will be totally submerged… Continue Reading →

#India – Women demand A land of their own #womenrights

Author(s): Sabita Parida  Feb 15, 2014 | Society thinks women do not want to own land. That’s where it is wrong Sabita Parida In popular iconography, a farmer is a man with a moustache, wearing a turban and holding a plough… Continue Reading →

#India – Is having toilets a Mission Impossible ?

Mission possible Author(s): Jitendra  , Alok Gupta  , Sayantan Bera  Jan 31, 2014 |  The Centre gives India just about eight years to free its villages of open defecation. This seems unlikely. But the states of Sikkim, Haryana and Jharkhand in India, and Bangladesh and… Continue Reading →

#India – Law to regulate healthcare system faces resistance in many states #healthcare

  Flawed legislation     Author(s): Kundan Pandey , DOWN TO EARTH   Dec 31, 2013 | From the print edition   Centre’s law to regulate healthcare system faces resistance in many states Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act is silent on patients’… Continue Reading →

#India – Data fudged for mining clearance #WTFnews

Sugandh Juneja [1] Issue Date: 2013-12-15 Iron ore mines in Goa also concealed facts to get environmental clearance, shows report SEVERAL mines in Goa fudged data in the environmental impact assessment (EIA) to get clearance from the Union Ministry of Environment… Continue Reading →

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