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Aug 29, 2019
Flood and Fury: New book analyses how myopic industries, govts facilitated the Kerala calamity in 2018Journalist Viju B’s new book, Flood and Fury: Ecological Devastation in the Western Ghats, is an important and engaging read weaving together data with the actual ground situation. It goes beyond news reports, images of the flood, and the destruction brought about by it, to pinpoint how nature has been wilfully wrecked by humans.
Aug 24, 2018
Kerala floods and their far-reaching impact: Nature offers small reminders when its limits are crossed by manWhile it's true that Kerala has received unprecedented rainfall this year causing water levels to rise abnormally and dams to overflow, many are blaming the floods on man-made mistakes which have destroyed the ecological balance.
Aug 23, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Tendency to back development despite warning from ecologists creates ground for future disastersWhat is important is that ecologists and environmentalists have to work in tandem with the government departments to achieve success on the ground.
Aug 20, 2018
Madhav Gadgil, who predicted Kerala floods in 2011, says Goa is next if precautions aren't takenNoted ecologist Madhav Gadgil has warned Goa may face the same fate as the flood-battered Kerala if it does not take precautions on the environmental front.
May 08, 2017
Drought in the Western Ghats Part 1: Urbanisation demands see hills sacrificed to whims of mining, industry lobbiesThe towering Western Ghats, one of the world's largest natural areas of biodiversity, and providing magnificent green cover over south India, is under threat. And with its destruction, south India is becoming more and more parched every year
Aug 08, 2016
Wikiconference India 2016: Wikipedia's plans for growth in India are unclearFifteen years after Wikipedia was born, a dozen years after it became popular and roughly a decade after it began drawing serious attention in India, campaigners building the world's most ambitious and freely sharable online Wikipedia are still wondering how to really take it forward in this part of the globe.
May 30, 2014
Goa CM Parrikar to ask Modi govt for more IAS officersGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be in the national capital on 3 June with several demands including sanctioning of more Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers for the state.
Jan 09, 2014
UPA's economic policies have imposed burden on people: YechuryLashing out at the Congress-led UPA government, CPI(M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Thursday said its economic policies have imposed a burden on the people.
Nov 15, 2013
Kerala: Protests turn violent after MoEF bans development in W-GhatsParties and farmers outfits in Kerala, cutting across political divide, on Friday staged violent street protests opposing the Centre's decision to implement key suggestions of a committee on Western Ghats conservation, alleging it would lead to largescale displacement of settler farmers.
Nov 12, 2013
Gadgil report not mandatory for giving clearance in W Ghats: NGTThe National Green Tribunal on Tuesday said that it is no longer mandatory for the environment ministry to refer to Gadgil panel's report while deciding applications for clearance for projects in permissible areas of the western ghats.