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POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
SC, Copper plant, #NGT, Sterlite

Sterlite case: Why the people of Tuticorin feel let down by the NGT's order

On May 22, the coastal town of Tuticorin changed forever after ghastly police firing on the 100th day of protests against Vedanta’s Sterlite copper plant. Many lost their limbs, livelihoods and loved ones. Now, the NGT wants Sterlite to reopen.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Noise Pollution, #NGT, Amarnath Yatra

NGT’s Amarnath Yatra decision brought confusion, not clarity

The green body could have made other changes, including restoring the previous duration of the pilgrimage.

POLITICS

 |  15-minute read
#NGT, Andhra Pradesh, Krishna, Amaravati

Striking at Krishna's floodplains will make proposed Andhra Pradesh capital a doomed city

Amaravati is aimed at creating high-stake infrastructure in areas that are part of the Krishna river.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Stubble burning, Fire Cracker, Twitter, #NGT

How Delhi is reacting to toxic pollution levels

Authorities must act as the capital turns into a gas chamber.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
One Rank One Pension, Pollution, #NGT, Jantar Mantar protest ban

Dissent doesn't cause pollution. Evicting OROP protesters from Jantar Mantar after NGT ban is shameful

Putting two progressive goals at loggerheads harms everyone, especially the marginalised and vulnerable.

POLITICS

 |  Off the Record: Where Politics and Economics Meet  |  3-minute read
Yamuna, Open Defecation, #NGT

Slapping fine for open defecation will not clean India’s holiest and dirtiest rivers

It should have been more specific in what’s not permitted because blanket bans will not save water bodies.

POLITICS

 |  17-minute read
Yamuna, Delhi Government, #NGT, Bela Estate

What we'll lose if we destroy Delhi's Bela Estate in the name of protecting Yamuna

This piece was authored by members of Lok Shikshak Manch - a teachers' collective.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
COP-21, Chennai Floods, #NGT, Environment

How Modi sarkar can give environment achhe din

We must continue to question this feral expansion.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Chennai Floods, #NGT, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, World Culture Festival

What Sri Sri did to Yamuna is why India's seeing environmental disasters

Indiscriminate destruction of the natural ecosystem that existed on floodplains has led to a major imbalance.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Art of Living, #NGT, Sri Sri, World Culture Festival

Sri Sri and Modi can teach you the art of bromance

Politicians have had this unholy alliance with 'godmen' for a long time and this will only continue.