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:Read More

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, saysRead More

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 optedRead More

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 CouncilRead More

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 majorityRead More

17 April, 2014: News Updates from India

17 April, 2014 1. Anti-nuclear lobby opposes commercial deal for Jaitapur project during polls: The anti-nuclear lobby led by the Konkan Bachao Samiti (KBC) has urged the Election Commission of India and theMaharashtra chief electoral officer (CEO) to direct the Centre to defer the signing of commercial agreement between the Nuclear Power Corporation (NPC) and French major AREVAfor the Jaitapur nuclear powerRead More