Ken-Betwa River Interlink Project Worries Wildlife Activists

PANNA, MADHYA PRADESH:  The Centre’s project to link Ken and Betwa rivers has become a stage for a man-animal conflict in Madhya Pradesh’s Panna tiger reserve.While both the Centre and the state government see this project as a solution to the water crisis...

‘Give pension to all silicosis patients’

JAIPUR: It was a day of discussion on health at the Jawab Do dharna on Tuesday. Small groups of people had arrived from many of the 20 districts in the state where silicosis is rampant, to share their experiences of getting Rs 1 lakh compensation from the state...

Jharia’s lost ground!

Coal seams in Jharia are burning and limiting habitable areas due to frequent subsidence and lack of resettlement and rehabilitation further pushes communities to the brink. Belgarhia resettlement colony, the first to accomodate 1,000+ families is not an example...

Fly Ash Causing Havoc Across A Dozen Villages In Madhya Pradesh

KHANDWA, MADHYA PRADESH:  Farmer Bablu Chouhan is waging a daily battle to clear the constant barrage of fly ash, which is turning his 5-acre farmland in Dogalia village barren. Almost all his family members are ill.The fly ash is coming from two 500-hectare ponds,...