Category Archives: Environment

Mr. Abbott & Mr. Modi, DO NOT PLAY NUCLEAR BALL WITH OUR FUTURE!

The Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott would be visiting Delhi this week to clinch the uranium supply agreement with India.

This deal is utterly unacceptable as it would fuel an anachronistic, anti-people and unsafe nuclear expansion in India. besides, the deal would unleash misery on the most vulnerable people on both the sides. The uranium mining in Australia is known to be racist, leaving the aboriginal communities helpless and victimised. After reaching the Indian shores, the uranium will cause contamination to the poor Indian people from the transport routes to the reactor sites. India has an extremely poor record of safety and its own mines and power plants have been causing irreversible damage to health and the surrounding environment.

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Uphold Sustainable Development!
Condemn `Foreign Funded’ Destructive Development Promoted by IB!

The following statement, that has been signed by many individual activists and organizations, is in response to the so called leaked Intelligence Bureau (IB) report. This report is a warning sign of things to come and how the right wing, Narendra Modi’s BJP govt. plans to muzzle any form of dissent against the destructive neo-liberal economic policies which is bound to be much more brutal in the coming period.

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India’s environmental crisis

climatechangeindiaExtreme weather events causing massive devastation

The effects of the environmental crisis are forcing workers and the poor to resist throughout the world, as the poorest states are hit hardest. This is particularly true in countries like India, where extreme weather events, most probably linked to climate change, are causing massive devastation. Data from the most recent report of the main climate science body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and others confirms this.

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Protest Reception for Mr. Abe, Prime Minister of Japan

Protest Reception for Mr. Abe, Prime Minister of JapanIt was indeed a very spirited protest event, in which the message against the India-Japan Nuclear Deal was loud and clear, Around 150 protesters predominantly young and women participated in the ‘Protest Welcome to Mr Abe’ and shouted slogans against India-Japan Nuclear Deal which is in the offing.

Students from St. Aloysius Degree College, Trainees from Indian Social Institute, United Theological College (UTC), members from the LGBTQ community, left and progressive individuals were among the participants at the protest event at Town Hall on 25th January ’14, which was organised under the banner of Peoples’ Solidarity Concerns-Bangalore.

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