Tag: central government
No morsel of food for tea-garden workers in Bengal
Harihar Nagbansi / April 11, 2016
As we sip our morning tea in comforts of our home, tea workers in this tea estate of North Bengal are struggling to survive, eating dried leaves as their meal because their only source of income, the tea estates, owned by Duncans Industries Ltd have shut down since last year...
Forest Act Does Little For Tribals
Bhan Sahu / November 30, 2010
Forest tribes of Chhattisgarh wait endlessly for the government to return their land that was once forcibly taken away.
Polythene Ban? It Exists Only On Paper
Devidas Gaonkar / November 29, 2010
Despite a ban, rampant use of polythene continues in Goa.
Flourishing Mines Devastates Farmland
Devidas Gaonkar / November 15, 2010
Mines in Goa destroy local tribal communities’ livelihood, while benefiting a few corporations
AIDS StigmatizesChild’s Life
Rohini Pawar / June 17, 2010
At this moment, India has a relatively low level AIDS prevalence rate in comparison to other countries.