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AS MANY AS 601 farmers have killed themselves in Maharashtra in the three-month span between January and March this year. This works out to a chilling statistic of almost seven farmer suicides every day, according to the state government's own figures.In 2014, the state had reported 1,981 farmer suicides. In just three months this year, it has reached 30% of that figure. This despite the state government's claims that halting farmer suicides is its top priority The suicide rate had already started climbing with the onset of the drought last year. The unseasonal rain which impacted a wide expanse of…
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Beijing’s 21-million residents live in a toxic fog of particulate matter, ozone, sulphur dioxide, mercury, cadmium, lead and other contaminants, mainly caused by factories and coal burning. Schools and workplaces regularly shut down when pollution exceeds hazardous levels. People have exchanged paper and cotton masks for more elaborate, filtered respirators. Cancer has become the leading cause of death in the city and throughout the country. Chinese authorities, often reluctant to admit to the extent of any problem, can no longer deny the catastrophic consequences of rampant industrial activity and inadequate regulations. According to Bloomberg News, Beijing’s Centre for Disease Control…
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  • Apr
A FACT FINDING TEAM of the Chhattisgarh Bachao Andolan consisting of visited the dam affected villages of the Kanhar Dam in UP and Chhattisgarh on 19th April 2015. The team first visited Village Bheesur which is closest to the dam site and interacted with the affected families who are mostly of the Dalit community who were still deeply affected by the repression of the 14th April and 18th April. The affected men and women were very articulate about their grievances and extremely legitimate demands. They explained that they were first told about the Kanhar Dam in the year 1976 when…
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  • Apr
Comrade V. Narayana Reddy was a dedicated leader of the democratic movement in AP, working in OPDR for last 25 years. He was advocate in High Court for 20 years during which period he had spent full time for taking up the court cases of down trodden sections. On 23rd March evening he died of a massive heart attack in his rented house in Hyderabad.His native village is in Nellore district. He had led many fact finding enquiries in to fake encounters, lock-up deaths, environmental issues, against restriction on people's movements etc. His sudden death is a big loss to…
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  • Apr
Bhubaneswar,10/04/15. Against the anti-farmer and anti-people and pro-corporate Land Acquisition Bill/Ordinance-2015, a massive demonstration and dharana has been organized today at STATE CAPITAL, BHUBANESWAR, by the call of 'Campaign Against Land Acquisition' Odisha(JAMI ADHIGRAHAN BIRODHI ABHIJAN, ODISHA.Thousands of people mainly farmers, agricultural labours, dalit & tribal, people from different anti displacement movements, slum dwellers, peasants unions of CPI, CPI(M), CPI(ML-LIBERATION), CPI(ML-RED STAR), CPI(ML)-NEW DEMOCRACY, CHASI MULIA SANGHA & various democratic and mass organizations were participated in the demonstration and dharana.Under the leadership of Asish Kanungo, Suresh Panigrahi, Rebati Ballav Mohanty, Bhalachandra Sadangi, Srikant Mohanty, Prafulla Samantara , Rabi Das, Prasant…
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  • Apr
AnAfghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Quran has been buried in Kabul, her coffin carried aloft by women's rights activists in a rare protest in a male-dominated society. Hundreds of people demanded the government to bring the killers of the woman, known as Farkhunda, to justice. The 27-year-old woman was killed by a mob of mostly men who beat her, set her body on fire and then threw it into the Kabul River. The lynching, in full view of several police officers, sparked widespread condemnation at home and worldwide.…
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  • Apr
Onthe occasion of International Women's Day, on 8th March many programs were organized at many places in different states with the participation of large number of women. While in Kerala, the AIRWO organized a well attended program at Kalpatta, Wynad district, in Karnataka at Raichur, Chikmangalur and other places meetings were organized. In Maharashtra, at Dombivli in Thane district the International Women's day was observed. Apart from women a good number of students also participated. There are reports of programs from other states also.Police resorted to lathi-charge and firing on anti-Liqour women protesters at Namtara of Kendrapara district in which…
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  • Apr
ComradesRaju Singh and Sunil Paul were attacked by the Trinamul goons when they accompanied women and men of Titagarh to the Titagarh Ration Office to enquire why they were not being issued ration cards despite having submitted all necessary documents. Incidentally, the Titagarh Ration Office is notorious for demanding bribes from the local people — largely jute mill workers and their families — for getting any job done. One of the men who had gone to the Ration Office with Raju and Sunilda today had been asked for Rs 3000 for a transfer of ration card, while one of the…
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