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Media forgotten sorry tale of Uttarakhand flood where 67 dead and still 137 missing

Two more bodies were recovered from the flood-ravaged Tapovan-Vishnugad hydel project site, taking the death toll in the calamity in Uttarakhand to 67 even as search operations continued there for the 15th day on Sunday.   Three bodies had been recovered from the desilting tank near the Tapovan project barrage by Saturday evening while two Read More…

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Glacier disaster in Uttarakhand washed away dam and bridges , so far 170 missing

Sunday Feb 7th  2021 glacier disaster is a grim reminder of the monsoon floods in Uttarakhand in 2013, which killed 6,000 people and led to calls for a review of development projects in the state, particularly in isolated areas like those around the Rishi Ganga dam.   The increased pace of development in the region has Read More…

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Farmers three hours Chakka Jam Strike was peaceful and felt across India

The call for ‘Chakka Jam’ (Road blockade), that began sharp at noon, on Saturday  was given by joint farmers’ union  Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM). The farmers’ body had on Friday said that the National and state highways across the country will be jammed from 1200 hrs to 1500 hrs. According to reports arriving here, vehicular Read More…

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BJP Government FIR didn’t hinder Swedish Greta Thunberg Extending support for India Farmers

On February 3, the young environmentalist who is revered all over the world for her tenacious efforts and firm stand to conserve environment, who has 4.7million followers in Twitter handle had tweeted in support of the farmers protesting at the borders of Delhi:   This along with the tweets by other foreign celebrities in support Read More…

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Iron rods hooked, Internet Cut, Police harassment made farmers to call for 3 hours Chakka Jam protest on Feb 6

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the government over barricades and road blocks set up at farmer agitation sites on Delhi’s borders, and asked the Centre to “build bridges and not walls”.   After Police arrest of more than 200 farmers and death of a farmer at Delhi during  Republic Day tractor parade , Read More…

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Internet cut in Delhi borders at protesting sites as Farmers surge

BJP led Modi Government in India blocked mobile internet services in several areas around New Delhi on Saturday as protesting farmers began a one-day hunger strike after a week of clashes with authorities that left one dead and hundreds injured. Angry at new agricultural laws that they say benefit large private food buyers at the Read More…

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FIR against Journalists is to intimidate them from reporting free and fair : Editor Guild

Media bodies on Friday strongly condemned the filing of FIRs against senior editors and journalists for their reporting on the farmers’ tractor rally and the ensuing violence here on Republic Day, saying it was an attempt to “browbeat” and “intimidate” the media.   In a statement, the Editors Guild of India demanded that such FIRs Read More…

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In response to farmers protest out of 22 in Haryana 17 Districts Internet Cut

BJP led Haryana government has suspended mobile internet services in 17 districts till January 30 in view of the Farmers protest. As farmers are surging ahead in large numbers the suspension days may extended sources close to Government  Mobile internet services will be stopped in 14 districts–Ambala, Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Kaithal, Panipat, Hisar, Jind, Rohtak, Read More…

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High Court stayed arrest of Mirazapur web series team

The Allahabad High Court on Friday stayed the arrest of Mirzapur’ web series producers Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar  Also the court ordered them  to join the investigation by the police in the case lodged against them.   A bench of justices Manoj Kumar Gupta and Subhash Chand gave the relief to the two on Read More…