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

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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:…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…