Three

stone carving silicosis
Democracy
Health
Human rights

Temple carvers unite against scourge of silicosis

Pindwara, a small town in Sirohi district of Rajasthan, is the main hub for India’s temple-building industry. In the past three years, this sector has been found to spread fatal disease and death through silicosis among men, some as young as 19 years. The Swaminarayan sect’s imposing Akshardham temple, Bihar and Jharkhand’s Jain mandirs, renovations…

Read More
Environment
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. […]

Read More
Farmer long march in Mumbai. Night at somaiya ground
Democracy
Human rights

AIKS supports A Long March of the Dispossessed

A meeting of the central office bearers of the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) held in New Delhi yesterday decided to support the idea of a Long March of the Dispossessed to Delhi to demand a special session of Parliament called entirely to discuss the serious agrarian crisis in the country. This unprecedented agrarian crisis […]

Read More
India's flad trampled at Sahara India Parivar Event
National

Activist moves court for action against Subrat Roy and Sahara India Parivaar

Insult to National Flag : Activist moves court for action against Subrat Roy and Sahara India Parivaar. On a petition moved by Lucknow based Social Activist Urvashi Sharma under 156(3) CrPc, the court of Judicial Magistrate II has directed the Ashiyana Police Station of State Capital to enquire the matter of filing of First Information […]

Read More
C Manjula
Democracy
Media

Media complicity in attacks on Activists

When Prashant Bhushan and Arundhati Roy were attacked by affiliates of BJP, there was news media in place and ready seemingly with prior information.

Read More