Villagers seek PM’s help to check coal mining in forests

On the occasion of World Environment Day on Sunday, over 1,000 residents of Hasdeo-Arand region, a rich coal reserve area, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to restrict coal mining in the eco-sensitive forests.The residents of around 35-40 villages...

सिलिकोसिस बीमारी से सैकड़ों मजदूर है बीमारी से त्रस्त

सिलिकोसिस एक जानलेवा बीमारी है जो पत्थर, हीरा खदान एवं गिट्टी क्रेशरों मे काम करने वाले मजदूरों मे पाई जाती है। एनवीरोनिक्स ट्रस्ट (Environics Trust) के सहयोग से पत्थर खदान मजदूर संघ ने इस बीमारी की पहचान कराई है। जिसे मध्य-प्रदेश की विधान सभा ने भी स्वीकार किया है।...

Killing environment on the altar of greed

In his recent monthly address on radio, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “there is close linkage between drought and environmental degradation and there is a need for a mass movement to save forests and to conserve every drop of water.” The statement does recognise...

Metro rail projects need environmental clearance: NGT

The National Green Tribunal today held that all metro rail projects need environmental clearance after conducting proper Environment Impact Assessment.  A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said Noida Metro Rail, whose construction was challenged...