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#India – Towards an economy of mutualism #mustread

  MADHAV GADGIL, Hindu   Modern economy must come to assume a mutualistic, and not a predatory, role toward the natural resource-based, labour-intensive sector of the economy J.C. Kumarappa, the Gandhian economist who worked with the Planning Commission in the… 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 →

PRESS RELEASE- No hope for the Western Ghats in the Kasturirangan Committee Report

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                               22nd October 2013          On 19th October 2013, Union Ministry of Environment and Forests ( MoEF ) has made it public that it has decided to accept ‘in Principle’ the Dr. Kasturirangan led High Level Working Group… Continue Reading →

#India – It is a myth that development and ecology cannot go together

‘Locals must decide on Western Ghats‘ By Express News Service – CHENNAI 13th August 2013 Madhav Gadgil receiving the MS Swaminathan award in the city recently | Express Photo Ecologist Madhav Gadgil brushed aside the allegations that the Western Ghats Ecology… Continue Reading →

Kalu : The Dam-ning Of A River And Its People

By Meenal Tatpati:in youth ki awaaz In the latest minutes of the Forest Advisory Committee a small paragraph titled Agenda Item No. 4 highlights a dam on the river Kalu in Murbad Taluka of Thane District. It talks about the submergence… Continue Reading →

Corrupting GOD- Dalits give ‘donation’ to enter temple #WTFnews #blackmail #discrimination

MOHIT M. RAO, The Hindu Jan 7,2013 Residents of the Dalit Colony at Mullyakajje near Sullia. Photo:H.S.Manjunath TOPICS KarnatakaMangalore social issuedalits No one is certain when or how the practice started in the non-descript village where 38 houses form the… Continue Reading →

Kalu dam: State looks to MoEF again

Date: 10 October 2012 – Kalu dam: State looks to MoEF again The state government has applied to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) once again, seeking the go -ahead for the construction of a dam on the River Kalu in… Continue Reading →

‘The concept of progress now is illusory’ #mustread

Published: Thursday, Aug 9, 2012, 11:20 IST By Subir Ghosh | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA   The genial, lanky man who opens the door to greet you hardly looks like one who should be in the thick of a controversy. But… Continue Reading →

Immediate Release—-MoEF Rejects Forest Clearance to Kalu Dam in Maharshtra

  MMRDA, KIDC and Mah Govt has a lot to answer for   In a significant decision, on the 2nd April 2012, the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) of the Ministry of Environment and Forests rejected granting Forest Clearance to Kalu Dam, coming up in the Western… Continue Reading →

Student’s Arrest: The Lingaram Kodopi of South India?

MANGALORE – Arrest of a student pursuing Post Graduation from Mangalore University on the charges of Naxal link, has created a row between civil society and administration in Dakshina Kannada district. Vittala, a student of Mass Communication and Journalism, along… Continue Reading →

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