Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 29 September, 2015

A Coal & Energy NALCO to start coal mining, increase alumina and bauxite production- Chand: http://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20150926/2687405.html A Dark But Redeeming Tour Of Coal Country, With Composer Julia Wolfe: http://www.npr.org/2015/09/26/442917172/a-dark-but-redeeming-tour-of-coal-country-with-composer-julia-wolfe L&T bags orders worth Rs 1,509 cr in September: http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/l-t-bags-orders-worth-rs-1-509-cr-in-sep-115092800255_1.html Major Coal Group in NE China to Cut 100,000 Jobs: http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/09/27/4202s897690.htm CIL urged to focus on... Continue Reading →


Supreme Court stresses on the Right to Land for the Sardar Sarovar Oustees

PRESS RELEASE  For Immediate Release                                                                           28th September, 2015 Supreme Court dismisses Govt. of MP’s Application denying right to land to thousands of adult sons of Sardar Sarovar oustees Right to land of every adult son as per 2000 & 2005 judgement remains intact NBA welcomes Order: SC Order establishes that large scale... Continue Reading →

Repeal AFSPA – Irom Sharmila unhappy with the Centre’s delay

Sharmila unhappy IMPHAL, Sept 25 - Rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been fasting for over 15 years demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), has expressed dissatisfaction over the Centre’s delay in scrapping the law. “I am not happy with the Centre’s delay,” Sharmila, who appeared before the court of... Continue Reading →

Delhi citizens protest against complete breakdown of health services

PRESS RELEASE: Delhi citizens protest against complete breakdown of health services and apathy of private hospitals Mass organisations, public health activists and civil society groups demand Delhi Govt. to declare dengue an epidemic and ensure that no hospital refuses to admit dengue patients Members of over 16 mass organisations, public health and civil society groups... Continue Reading →

Protest against deteriorating health situation in Delhi

URGENT CALL: Protest against deteriorating health situation in Delhi 23rd September, 11am @ Delhi Secretariat ITO Keeping in mind the recent tragic dengue deaths of two children in which private hospitals had refused them admission, an urgent meeting of public health groups, activists and concerned individuals was called on 17th September 2015. It is the need... Continue Reading →


BHUMI ADHIKAR ANDOLAN, ODISHA WILL ORGANISE MASS DHARANA IN FRONT OF GOVERNOR OFFICE ON 14TH OCTOBER,2015. Bhubaneswar,18th Sept, 2015: Demanding not to give ascent to 'Odisha Land Grabbing(Prohibition) Bill-2015, which was undemocratically passed on last session of Odisha Legislative Assembly by the ruling Biju Janata Dal government without debate and in the absence of opposition... Continue Reading →

4 Judge People’s Tribunal: ‘Development’ or Jaws of Death? Question Sardar Sarovar Oustees

Press Release                                                       12th September, 2015 Open Court Verdict in the Narmada Valley Dam increases! Submergence decreases? - Fraud on the People,  Sardar Sarovar Dam Work Unlawful: 4 Judge People’s Tribunal  ‘Development’ or Jaws of Death? Question Sardar Sarovar Oustees 2 day Jan Adalat concludes: 4 Retired Justices call upon Supreme Court and Govt. of... Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE: Independent People’s Tribunal of 4 Judges visits Sardar Sarovar Project Areas

PRESS RELEASE Independent People’s Tribunal of 4 Judges visits Sardar Sarovar Project Areas Receives applications from hundreds of oustees complaining of gross violations and unlawful submergence Badwani | 11th Sep, 2015: A Panel of three retired and well-known Justices of various High Courts including Jst. P.C Jain (Rajasthan High Court), Jst. Nag Mohan Das (Karnataka... Continue Reading →


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