An article by Tavleen Singh in the Indian Express is accurately named Environmental fraud, though it is rare for such transparency of intent to be declared upfront. I do appreciate the legitimate opportunity to pun “Environmental Fraud by Tavleen Singh” when introducing the article. Considering that the article is an umbrella attack on the legitimacy of environmentalists and an endorsement of policies known harmful to the environment, it is very shabby of Indian Express to…"Environmental fraud by Tavleen Singh"
This article has been translated from a first person account originally in Hindi in Amar Ujala http://www.amarujala.com/news/states/uttarakhand/dehradun/now-horror-staying-in-the-valley/ by Ved Vilas Uniyal and Surendra Puri We reach Harshil around noon. Harshil-Dharali, famous for scenic natural beauty and apple orchards is a ghost village. Everyone is subdued by catastrophe and scenes of devastation lie in all directions. Horror has spread The Harshil valley that used to bustle with tourists is now in the grip of fear. Terrifying…"Uttarakhand floods: Horror resides in this valley"
The Uttarakhand flood is fast becoming a hotbed for opportunists. Fake images and videos are circulated online to get social media power, announcements are made encouraging people to publicize certain profiles or content promising donations to flood relief, fake links are coming up requesting donations for flood relief. It isn’t all that different from the situation on the ground where opportunism abounds as rapes, assaults and loot. Even as people are rising to the occasion…"Uttarakhand donate: How to send aid to Uttarakhand flood survivors"
Official documents released by various police and district administration websites on their disaster relief operations (because their websites seem to be crashing). The files are heavy and consume bandwidth. Please use the original files under normal circumstances and mirrors only in case the sites go down again.Omirrors Notes: This is not an exact mirror. It combines update lists from all the sources on Uttarakhand Floods we are tracking. It also contains several deviations from original…"Lists of survivors published by government of uttarakhand in uttarakhand floods"