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FIR against Sri Sri structure
The Telegraph

FIR against Sri Sri structure

The East Calcutta Wetlands Authority has filed an FIR against an organisation functioning under Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's The Art of Living Foundation for illegally constructing a building on a slice of the ecologically fragile East Calcutta Wetlands. On March ... The Telegraph, 1 month ago
... Not the wetlands off Bypass The Telegraph, 1 month ago

Shrinking wetlands - I

In recent years, the environmental and social crisis created by the frequency of floods, water scarcity, cyclone and pollution have exposed the failure of the government to face the challenge. These problems are rooted in the increasing neglect of ...
 The Statesman5 days ago
DNA India

MoEF brings out draft on new Wetlands Rules, seeks creation of state authorities

The Union environment and forest ministry has come out with a draft of the new Wetlands Rules, 2016, on the basis that the earlier version from 2010 saw uniformly poor implementation across states with the exception of Odisha. Last year on May 5, ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago

Breaking Down News: Caught in a SteelTrap

Atmospherically speaking, Kolkata feels rather like Delhi and Uttarakhand as it heads into an election which seems to be in Didi's bag, but could wriggle out and escape. There is the bracing tang of chicanery in the air as the battle sharpens into a ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

Vanishing wetlands: Indiscriminate development & poor regulation are wrecking a critical piece of India's ecology

Vidhya Krishnan, a 30-year-old software engineer in Bengaluru, likes to take an early-morning walk around the city's Ulsoor Lake before an hour-long commute to work. However, in early March this year, she and other walkers got a rude shock: floating ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Kolkata's blue and white dreams

A Calcutta boy who grew up in a city awash in shades of red watches as colour is once again used to exhibit power A little ahead of Durga Puja last year, a replica of London's Big Ben clock tower came up a short walk away from my home in east ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Congress, Left Front extend support to toongate professor, another independent

Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) The Congress and the Left Front on Sunday extended support to two independent candidates, including Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra put up by a rights organisation for the upcoming West Bengal assembly ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago Congress Left Front extend support to toongate professor another independent  Singapore Star.com1 month ago

Activists see red at parties' lack of green dream

Kolkata: The city has failed absymally when it comes to dealing with the environment but political leaders are not yet ready break sweat to mend ways. And it seems Trinamool Congress is leading the pack when it comes to ignoring pollution issues ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Professor arrested for cartoon on Mamata to contest Bengal polls

KOLKATA: In its bid to take on West Bengal's "oppressive" Trinamool Congress, rights group Aakranta Aamraa on Saturday announced Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra, who was arrested for circulating emails mocking Chief Minister Mamata ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Toongate professor to contest Bengal polls  ProKerala.com1 month ago West Bengal Elections 2016: JU Professor who was arrested for sharing Mamata ​Banerjee's cartoon to stand for polls  ZeeNews.com1 month ago Jadavpur University Professor arrested for cartoon on Mamata Banerjee to contest West Bengal Assembly polls  ZeeNews.com1 month ago
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