Environment

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National

How Government of Maharashtra is helping destroy Mumbai’s forest

Aarey Milk Colony, spread over 1,259 hectares of land, is an extension of Sanjay Gandhi National Park. In 1949, the land we know as Aarey was given to the Dairy Development Board of Maharashtra to shift the cattle sheds from the city to Aarey. Since then this area has been known as Aarey Milk Colony. […]

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Dignitaries at Smart Cities India: Reality in the Making
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Politics & Political Commentary

Smart cities or cleverly-disguised corporate colonies?

There was a interactive panel discussion in Mumbai WTC on the 29th of January 2015 organized by World Trade Centre (WTC) and All India Association of Industries (AIAI) in collaboration with the Indo-France Chamber of Commerce and Industries (IFCCI). It was to discuss ‘Smart Cities in India: Reality in the Making’. Dignitaries on the stage included Mr. […]

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Environment

Supreme Court Proceedings in Union Carbide case

Vijay Panjwani has sent in a report on Supreme Court proceedings in the Union Carbide case with regard to disposal of contaminated waste from the Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Union Carbide Bhopal H-Waste Safe Disposal New Delhi, Friday 6th Sept 2013 The Supreme Court today considered the joint inspection report of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)and […]

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Environment

Wrong Climate for Damming Rivers

As the nuclear debate sparks, more and more voices call for dams and hydrothermal plants. And pro-nuclear activists helpfully point out that they have done more damage to life and environment than nuclear power. This is a debate that will go on for long, but in the meanwhile, I found this excellent documentary that explains […]

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