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Why is Government of India indulging in this unwarranted & unnecessary act of raising SSP Dam height?

Narmada Bachao Andolan Protests

Why this hurry to submerge tribals and farmers under Narmada waters? In a shocking decision[1] on June 12, 2014, the Narmada Control Authority (NCA), headed by the secretary, Union Ministry of Water Resources (MWR), & which includes secretary of Ministry of Environment and Forests (MEF) and senior officials of four states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya …

Election Commission Corruption BJP Conspiracy, blackout Kejriwal campaign

Press release by Ravinder Singh of the “Sabka Bharat Party” raises some pretty strong points. I am willing to publish any rebuttals made as well. 1.  It is Corrupt Election Commission didn’t Record Expenses Narendra Modi Election Campaign for Poll Related Expenditure which cost up to Rs.50 crores to Rs.100 crore per rally mobilizing up to a …

Inviting Photo Submissions on performing arts: Association for India’s Development

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Association for India’s Development produces a calendar each year and it reaches 5000 people with messages related to grassroots development and social issues. For 2014 our theme is performing arts. We are looking for photographs of performing arts including music, drama, storytelling, dance, theatre, puppetry and other arts of performance, on stage, in the street, …

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 …