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Bamboo processing unit to come up in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli

Feb 11, 2014

Bamboo processing unit to come up in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli

The Maharashtra government has given its approval for a first-of-its-kind bamboo processing unit to be set up in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli district at an estimated cost of Rs 19.40 crore. #India #NewsTracker #Forest Rights Act #Gadchiroli #Lekha Mendha Village #Green Bamboo Technology
Centre not sincere about implementing FRA: Brinda Karat

Aug 12, 2013

Centre not sincere about implementing FRA: Brinda Karat

Karat also said that there were about 32 lakh applications submitted by the tribals for forest rights but half of them were rejected by the government. #WhoSaidWhat #Forest Rights Act #Brinda Karat
Madness of Maoists: Why they feed on tribal people

Aug 09, 2012

Madness of Maoists: Why they feed on tribal people

Naxalites are targeting a successful model of tribal self-rule and community forest rights because they want to recuit the tribals for their 'class war'. #ThatsJustWrong #Maoists #Forest Rights Act #Gadchiroli District #Naxalites

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What about our own racism towards tribals?

Nov 13, 2011

What about our own racism towards tribals?

As India became 'administered' forests were cut down to establish plantations, canals were constructed and agriculture was brought to arid areas. Did this land management benefit all equally? #ConnectTheDots #Maoists #Conservation #Forest Rights Act #tribal rights

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What about our own racism towards tribals?

Jul 09, 2014

Why We Need a Carbon Tax

The scientific community is clear: Global warming is real and it is caused by human activity. In terms of droughts, heat waves, floods, forest fires, disease, rising sea levels and extreme weather disturbances, global warming is already causing devas... #Environmental Protection Agency #Congressional Budget Office #Paul Krugman #Robert Reich #Bob Inglis #Arthur Laffer #U.S. Congress
What about our own racism towards tribals?

Jul 03, 2014

'Vigilante murder' of Arab youth leaves Israel on brink of new crisis

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict was poised on the brink of a dangerous flare-up yesterday after an Arab youth was found dead in what appeared to be a vigilante revenge killing for the murder of three Jewish teenagers. Police discovered the body in a... #Middle East #Mahmoud Abbas #Israel #West Bank #Jerusalem #Palestine #Benjamin Netanyahu #Saeb Erekat #Palestinian Authority #Nir Barkat
What about our own racism towards tribals?

Jul 02, 2014

Israel clashes after new body found

Palestinians have accused Israeli settlers of carrying out a revenge attack for the deaths of three Israeli youths after a Palestinian teenager was abducted and killed. The accusation sparked clashes with Israeli forces and demands by the Palestinian... #Israel #West Bank #Jerusalem #Hamas #Benjamin Netanyahu #Gaza Strip #Mahmoud Abbas #Middle East