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The budget’s ecological bankruptcy

From: The Hindu Dated: July 21 2014 By Ashish Kothari

The NDA’s first budget has thrown a few sops in the direction of the environment and the millions dependent on it. 245 more words

Dams without responsibility

From: The Hindu Dated: July 6 2014 By Meena Menon

Uttarakhand has to ensure that the quest for hydro-power cannot come without a responsibility to preserve a region that is limping back to life after a calamity aggravated by unplanned human interventions neither scientifically assessed nor endorsed by the people of the region… 130 more words

Noises and priorities

Does a statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel need to have an allocation of Rs. 200 crores? Isn’t it fundamentally wrong when the construction of the statute is going to submerge forest land and displace tribal people (www.downtoearth.org.in)? 159 more words