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#India- Grassland fodder for development in Karnataka #WTFnews

Karnataka’s cattle farmers protest the allotment of 12,000 acres of traditional grazing land for defence, nuclear and other projects. Imran Khan reports Imran Khan June 28, 2013 Lifeline The Amrit Mahal Kavals are critical to the livelihood of the local pastoral community Photo: Vivek Muthuramalingam… Continue Reading →

Violence in Dalit hostel: NHRC issues notice to HRD Ministry

BS|  New Delhi  June 5, 2013 The National Human Rights Commission today issued a notice to the Union HRD Ministry over alleged caste-based discrimination and violence in a hostel of Dalit students in Patna University. According to an NHRC statement, the Commission issued notice to… Continue Reading →

#India – Security projects ‘violate’ green laws as they start work in Karnataka

Agencies revealed the information about the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and the Defence Research and Development Organisation in the National Green Tribunal. 31 March 2013www.dailymail.co.uk   Security projects ‘violate’ green laws as they start work in Karnataka By Dinesh C Sharma UPDATED: 01:25… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- National Green Tribunal constitutes Fact Finding committee for diversion of forest land to nuclear projects

National Green Tribunal constitutes Fact Finding Committee to determine ecological and environmental consequences of massive diversion of ‘Amrit Mahal Kaval’ (forest) land to Defense, Nuclear and Industrial Projects in Chitradurga, Karnataka In a significant direction, the South Zone Bench of… Continue Reading →

#Pune- Week long festival of democracy starting @Jan26 #filmfestival

Dear All, Lokayat is organising a number of public programs in the coming 10 days. Here is a brief list: Program 1.  Republic Day talk on: Constitutional Vision of Education and Neo-liberal Assault: Undoing Dreams of Freedom Struggle Speaker: Dr. Anil… Continue Reading →

Sparks fly at IISc over Anand Patwardhan documentary on Babri masjid razing

By Aishhwariya Subramanian | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA Proving that communal tension exists even within the hallowed halls of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), a heated argument broke out at IISc on Wednesday after a documentary was screened on the… Continue Reading →

Univ of Colorado at Boulder scientist deported from Delhi airport ,labelled as ‘scaremonger’

 Telegraph New Delhi, Dec. 11: An American seismologist highly-rated in geological circles but labelled by some as a “scaremongerer” has said that the Indian government has, under the influence of a senior Indian scientist, banned his entry into India. Roger Bilham,… Continue Reading →

#INDIA-Activists, academics take out anti-Kudankulam protest in #Bangalore #nuclear

BANGALORE, October 25, 2012 Staff Reporter Safety first:Anti-nuclear activists and members of the New Socialist Alternative protesting at the Town Hall in Bangalore on Wednesday.— Photo: K. Murali Kumar Academics, activists and students gathered at the Town Hall on Wednesday evening… Continue Reading →

Raising uneasy questions subtly

Published: Sunday, Mar 11, 2012, By DNA Correspondent | Place: Bangalore | In a rather unusual ceremony, SK Biswas, former director of Indian Institute of Science, released four books by social activists MC Raj and Jyothi Raj in the city… Continue Reading →

India should join the renewables revolution for handsome gains

Renewable Options PRAFUL BIDWAI  writes in Frontline Magazine Instead of imposing nuclear power upon unwilling people, India should join the renewables revolution for handsome gains. PRIME Minister Manmohan Singh has stooped low by alleging that the large-scale protests against the… Continue Reading →

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