25 April, 2014: News and Articles updates

25 April, 2014 1. How Suicide and Politics Mix in India: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/25/opinion/how-suicide-and-politics-mix-in-india.html?hpw&rref=opinion&_r=0 2. Climate change's potential impact must figure in food production efforts: http://www.eindiadiary.com/content/climate-changes-potential-impact-must-figure-food-production-efforts#sthash.Y6SbdFL2.dpuf 3. How key political parties plan to tackle India’s water crisis: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/politics/how-key-political-parties-plan-to-tackle-indias-water-crisis/article5944349.ece 4. Carbon loss from soil accelerating climate change: http://www.geosquare.in/carbon-loss-from-soil-accelerating-climate-change.html


25 April, 2014: News updates from India

25 April, 2014 1. MH370: Angry scenes as relatives meet airline staff: A meeting between relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing flight MH370 and Malaysia Airlines staff descended into chaos Thursday, with police stepping in to separate both sides amid angry scenes in a Beijing hotel. http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/malaysianairlinemystery2014/angry-scenes-as-chinese-mh370-relatives-meet-airline-staff/article1-1212044.aspx#sthash.zlkphRER.dpuf 2. Arrested AAP leaders launch protest in jail:... Continue Reading →

23 April, 2014: News Updates from India

23 April, 2014 Land Acquisition 1. High land cost to pinch govt: There is a growing clamour against the provisions of a new land acquisition law with several infrastructure sectors - from road, to railway and power - fearing a three-fold jump in acquisition cost due to the new legislation. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/High-land-cost-to-pinch-govt/articleshow/34083984.cms? 2. Delay in framing rules affects acquisition, says... Continue Reading →

Press Release: Samajwadi Janparishad

Press-release Samajwadi Janparishad New delhi 22 April Shri Sunil , General Secy of Samajwadi Janparoishad and Editor of Samayik Varta breathed his last on 21st April 2014 of a massive brain hamemmorhage. He was a top-notch scholar of Economics, toping his MA. & M.Phil in JNU. Rather than perusing a brilliant academic career he opted... Continue Reading →

19 April, 2014 News updates contd…

1. FACT Awaits Solace as Stir Crosses 180 Days: hree months since the Save FACT Action Committee started the hunger strike to save the sinking Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT), there seems to be no hope in sight for `991-crore financial package, the only way out for the 65-year-old fertiliser major. http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/FACT-Awaits-Solace-as-Stir-Crosses-180-Days/2014/04/19/article2176204.ece 2. Voters stage dharna at Council... Continue Reading →

19 April, 2014: New Updates from India

19 April 2014 1. Industry ministry secy for rejig of land acquisition law: The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) will press to the next government for redrafting the recently enacted Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act. http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/industry-ministry-secy-for-rejig-of-land-acquisition-law-114041800844_1.html 2. Why is This Dam being constructed? Is this not an example of Big Dam Fundamentalism? http://sandrp.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/why-is-this-dam-being-constructed/ 3. India: Non vegetarian majority... Continue Reading →


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