Preliminary fact-finding report on Police firing in Pagar, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand

Incident of police firing in Pagar village, Hazaribagh district, Jharkhand on 23 July 2013 Preliminary Report of the National Fact Finding Team 31st July – 1st August, 2013 1. Introduction The recent incident of police firing in Pagar (Keredari Block, Hazaribagh district), an area that falls within the mining interest area of National Thermal Power... Continue Reading →


India’s CAG’s audit report on Hydropower projects questioned

Press Statement on CAG Audit of Hydropower projects Mon Sep 3, 2012 12:11 am (PDT) . Posted by: "Himanshu Thakkar" *PRESS STATEMENT September 3, 2012* *CAG Performance Audit of Hydropower Projects:* *Extremely weak, inadequate non-audit?* The CAG issued a press release on Aug 31, 2012 for its “Performance Audit Report No. 10 of 2012-13” of hydropower projects for... Continue Reading →

Manipur’s fasting woman released She would be re-arrested in day or two.

Manipur’s fasting woman released. She would be re-arrested in day or two. Courtesy: Imphal: In an annual ritual, the iron lady of Manipur Irom Sharmila Chanu was released yesterday.Sharmila, who was produced before a court in Imphal, reiterated that she would continue her hunger strike. She would be re-arrested in day or two. (To Read More ........ Continue Reading →

Mumbai’s Maximum number of poor/below poverty line live in Andheri

GHAR  BACHAO  GHAR  BANAO  ANDOLAN c/o NAPM, Room No 29-30, Ist Floor, A Wing, haji Habib Building, Naigaon Cross Road, Dadar (E), Mumbai 14 Press Release                                                                                                             5th March 2012 Maximum number of poor/below poverty line are in Andheri in Mumbai. Dharavi has less poor than Andheri. Development of Mumbai leaving behind and ignoring its... Continue Reading →

Human rights situation in India poor

Human rights situation in India poor, says global watch body The situation is compounded by widespread impunity for abuses New Delhi: Human rights issue should be a central part of the discussions at the European Union-India summit on strategic partnership commencing tomorrow in Delhi, Human Rights Watch said today. The presidents of the European Council... Continue Reading →

2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,900 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 48 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the... Continue Reading →

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