Manipur villages oppose oil explorations

Manipur villages oppose oil explorations The Morung Express, May 6, 2017 http://morungexpress.com/manipur-villages-oppose-oil-explorations/   Concerned by the efforts of the government to drill oil in some hill districts of Manipur, some serious consultations were carried by villagers in association with some organizations on May 2 and 3 in Nungba area of Noney district.  A press statementRead More

Veloor Swaminathan – Obituary

Obituary: Veloor Swaminathan, who led a legendary fight against Coca Cola that’s finding new resonance.                     K.P. Sasi writes: Swaminathan along with Mylamma were the initial foundations of the historic struggle at Plachimada, Kerala. The struggle initiated by a small group of these Adivasis with DalitsRead More

ASEAN members reaffirm 90% tariff cuts

Asean members are holding to their vow to cut import tariffs on 90% of products, amounting to 5,000-6,000 items under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), over the next 15 years. They… To read more on this : http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1214177/asean-members-reaffirm-90-tariff-cuts-under-rcep. News Courtesy: Bangkok Post

200 villagers are lathi charged and arrested in Andhra Pradesh while trying to enter their plots

Trespassers in Their Own Land 200 villagers are lathi charged and arrested in Andhra Pradesh while trying to enter their plots Around 200 farmers and fishers, men, women and children, belonging to Kottapakalu, Tatekupalem and Pampajipeta villages of Tarangimondal on the coast of the district of East Godavari in Andhra Pradesh were indiscriminately lathicharged andRead More