News Updates on Protests, Dharna, Hungerstrike, Hartal, Rally and Sit-in Protests: 28 February, 2015

28 February, 2015 Guntur farmers dharna with PawanKalyan party flag (video): https://apnewscorner.wordpress.com/2015/02/27/guntur-farmers-dharna-with-pawankalyan-party-flag/ Postal employees’ successful Dharna of regional level at Rajkot on 27-2-15: http://aipeugujarat.blogspot.in/2015/02/successful-dharna-of-regional-level-at.html GJM to hold 9-day dharna in Delhi in demand of statehood: http://darjeelingtimes.com/gjm-to-hold-9-day-dharna-in-delhi-in-demand-of-statehood/ Trade unions hold protest in Faridabad: http://bharatpress.com/2015/02/27/trade-unions-hold-protest-in-faridabad/ Police foil traders’ protest march at Lal Chowk: http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/2015/Feb/28/police-foil-traders-protest-march-at-lal-chowk-35.asp Protest against MohanRead More

News updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 27 February, 2015

A.Coal & Energy OPGS to commission its Rs 1,855 crore 300 MW plant in Gujarat: http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/opgs-to-commission-its-rs-1-855-crore-300-mw-plant-in-gujarat-115022601360_1.html e-Auction for Coal Blocks: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=116007 Protection of Coastal Areas from Rising Sea Level: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=115996 Freight charge hike to hit steel, energy sectors: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/freight-charge-hike-to-hit-steel-energy-sectors/article6938986.ece Andhra Pradesh chalks out plans to meet power demand: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Andhra-Pradesh-chalks-out-plans-to-meet-power-demand/articleshow/46388755.cms? Food, electricity prices set to riseRead More

News updates on Protests, Dharna, Hungerstrike, Hartal, Rally and Sit-in Protests: 27 February, 2015

27 February, 2015 1. Research Scholars Observe Fast: http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/Research-Scholars-Observe-Fast/2015/02/27/article2688239.ece 2. Jallikattu organizers to hold a day-long fast at New Delhi: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Jallikattu-organizers-to-hold-a-day-long-fast-at-New-Delhi/articleshow/46389077.cms? 3. Researchers send Re 1 cheques to PM, FM, HRD minister: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/Researchers-send-Re-1-cheques-to-PM-FM-HRD-minister/articleshow/46388629.cms? 4. Kashyap no longer SP, North Goa: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Kashyap-no-longer-SP-North-Goa/articleshow/46389085.cms? Batra-led panel to advise Haryana schools on Gita: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/batraled-panel-to-advise-haryana-schools-on-gita/article6938535.ece 5. Tributes paid to SukumaraRead More

News updates on Protests, Dharna, Hungerstrike, Hartal, Rally and Sit-in protests: 26 February, 2015

More in NDA government raise Land Bill objections: http://www.asianage.com/india/more-nda-raise-land-bill-objections-058 Congress launches massive protest at Jantar Mantar, 1000 farmers join agitation:against Land Bill: http://www.manipalworldnews.com/2015/02/25/congress-launches-massive-protest-jantar-mantar-1000-farmers-join-agitationagainst-land-bill/ Trade unions against increasing minimum pension, retirement age: http://www.journeyline.in/newsdet.aspx?q=75105 Panthik Bodies Announce Protest in New Delhi over issue of Sikh Prisoners: http://www.sikh24.com/2015/02/26/panthik-bodies-announce-protest-in-new-delhi-over-issue-of-sikh-prisoners/#.VO63yXyUe24 Supporters of Anna Hazare movement hold dharna: http://www.journeyline.in/newsdet.aspx?q=75149 Oppn partiesRead More

News updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 25 February, 2015

A.Coal & Energy Govt prepares for power, water crises: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Govt-prepares-for-power-water-crises/articleshow/46362534.cms? AAP’s white paper on power soon: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/AAPs-white-paper-on-power-soon/articleshow/46362558.cms? Brakes on coal auction: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150225/jsp/business/story_5283.jsp#.VO1lVvmUd1E Coal Ministry puts off auction of next set of blocks to March 2: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/coal-ministry-puts-off-auction-of-next-set-of-blocks-to-march-2/article6929762.ece Rajya Sabha passes Bill to ease eviction from public land: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/policy/r-s-passes-bill-to-ease-eviction-from-public-land/article6929638.ece European carbon market reform set for 2019: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/24/european-carbon-emissions-trading-market-reform-set-for-2019Read More

Photos of Dharna by Trade Unions, Farmers unions and NGOs against the Land Ordinance Posted on February 25, 2015

24 Fenruary, 2015 More than 350 organizations and networks of farmers, workers, tribals from all the states of the Country including National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM), All Indian Union of Forest Working People (AIUFWP), All India Kisan Sabha (36 Canning Lane), All India Kisan Sabha (Ajoy Bhavan), Ekta Parishad, Kisan Sagharsh Samiti, Narmada BachaoRead More

Massive Dharna in New Delhi: Anger pours out against unconstitutional, anti-farmer Land Ordinance

24 February, 2015 Anger pours out on the streets of the capital against unconstitutional, anti-farmer Land Ordinance Over 350 organizations, twenty thousand farmers-workers from across country threaten intensified stir Delegation met President at 6 pm, 24 February, 2015: No compromise on core demands to repeal Black Ordinance Delhi: Fury and frustration rocked the capital today,Read More

News on Protests, hungerstrike, dharna, hartal, sit in protest and rally: 23 February, 2015

Adivasis Protest in Chhattisgarh Photo credit: Malini Subramaniam: http://scroll.in/article/708704/An-adivasi-protest-in-Chhattisgarh-is-gaining-strength-%E2%80%93-but-not-getting-much-attention An adivasi protest in Chhattisgarh is gaining strength – but not getting much attention: http://scroll.in/article/708704/An-adivasi-protest-in-Chhattisgarh-is-gaining-strength-%E2%80%93-but-not-getting-much-attention VH demands special status for AP: Hyderabad: The senior Congress leader and MP, V Hanumantha Rao, slammed the NDA government for failing to grant special category status to AP: http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/2015-02-23/VH-demands-special-status-for-AP-133207 VHRRead More

News on Protests, Dharna, Hungerstrike, Hartal, Sit-in Protest and Rally: 21 February, 2015

YSRCP MLA’S INDEFINITE HUNGER STRIKE ENTERS SECOND DAY: FRIDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 2015 12:51. – YSRCP MLA Ramireddy Pratap Kumar Reddy’s indefinite hunger strike at Kavali in Nellore district to press for the early completion of Sangam Barrage entered the second day on Friday: http://sakshipost.com/index.php/news/politics/53595-ysrcp-mla-s-indefinite-hunger-strike-enters-second-day.html?psource=Home-Latest Arrests have to be made, slogans won’t do, says Dabholkar’s daughter:Read More

News clippings on Coal, Eenergy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 20 February, 2015

A.Coal & Energy Rules for mines auction to be readied by May: Narendra Singh Tomar:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/46298917.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Coal block auctions in India see aggressive bidding: http://www.sify.com/finance/fullstory.php?a=pctoc3aggbgfh&title=Coal_block_auctions_in_India_see_aggressive_bidding Half-way through coal e-auction, aggressive bids fetch Rs 60,000 cr: http://www.rediff.com/business/report/half-way-through-coal-e-auction-aggressive-bids-fetch-rs-60000-cr/20150219.htm ‘Aggressive bidding in auction to be credit negative for power companies’: http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-aggressive-bidding-in-auction-to-be-credit-negative-for-power-companies-2062325 Coal Block Auction: Hindalco wins Gare Palma IV/5Read More