From California to Kanpur: USA’s waste gets illegally dumped in India

A load of 38 containers full of plastic and hazardous waste was illegally shipped to India, an investigation by Indonesia based Nexus3 (NGO) and Basel Action Network (BAN), a global waste trade watchdog, revealed. It all started when hundreds of containers reached Indonesia. The original U.S. waste shipments were imported by the Indonesian paper recycling companies […]

Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Remembering the unfateful night of 3rd December 1984 in Bhopal

The infamous incident of Bhopal Gas Tragedy completes inglorious 35 years today. It has been one of the most degenerated forms of environmental calamity that ever struck the humankind. On this day, the horrific incident caused 8,000 immediate deaths and more than 25,000 deaths in the next few decades. The data shows that more than […]

#PriyankaReddy trending on Twitter, women politicians remain silent!

Social media has been stormed with messages demanding strict punishment to the preparators of the crime(s) against the 27 year old veterinary doctor, Priyanka Reddy on the outskirts of the Hyderabad. After the news broke out yesterday, Netizens took their anger and thoughts to fast track the investigation on social media. #PriyankaReddy, #HangTheRapists, #Nirbhaya are […]

Interview: How does it feel to be a meme maker in India?

From Dhoni’s Kashmir posting to Modi’s landslide victory this year, from regular family groups to friends playing ‘meme war’ (a concept where friends tag each other in different memes to express their feelings, idea or opinion)- ‘Memes’ have taken over the digital space and have emerged as a global language for wider interaction. Today, thousands […]

Citizen Voice: Will Dehradun lose 12.5 hectares of Tarla Nagal Forest?

Dehradun, the capital city of the Himalayan Uttarakhand, is said to be blessed with loads of greenery. Today, the city is experiencing increased urbanization along with the problem of soaring temperature and reduced green cover. The land mafia and real estate developers have been making the best use of the large patch of green lands […]

जनता के सहयोग, दृढ निश्चय और साफ़ राजनीतिक नियत ने बनाया अंबिकापुर को देश का दूसरा सबसे स्वच्छ शहर

वर्ष 2019 के स्वच्छता सर्वेक्षण में देश के सबसे स्वच्छ शहरों में छत्तीसगढ़ के अंबिकापुर का नाम दूसरे नबर पर है। छत्तीसगढ़ में स्वछता की अलख जगाते हुए अमर अग्रवाल (पूर्व कैबिनेट मंत्री, छत्तीसगढ़ शासन) ने अंबिकापुर जैसा सफल मॉडल देश के सामने प्रस्तुत किया | उन्होंने यह भी साफ़ कर दिया की अगर राजनीति […]

चुनावी संग्राम से दूर….गुजरात के किसानों पर 1.05 करोड़ का मुकदमा दर्ज किया – मल्टीनेशनल कंपनी पेप्सिको ने |

गुजरात के चार किसानों के ऊपर कुरकुरे, लेस बनाने वाले मल्टीनेशनल कंपनी पेप्सिको ने 1.05 करोड़ का मुकदमा दर्ज किया है | पेप्सिको ने साल 2018 में अपने विश्वभर के व्यवसाय से करीब US $66.4 बिलियन कमाए थे | केस की सुनवाई अहमदाबाद के कोर्ट में शुक्रवार से शुरू होगी | पेप्सिको ने इन किसानो […]

The Analysis Podcast Episode 3 – January 2019: What’s new this year?

Year 2019 has taken off, first month of this year is almost over and we have already witnessed some high octane drama on number of issues. Bollywood movies, Uri and Accidental Prime Minister, made a lot of buzz. Mamata Banerjee’s United India Rally was in news for quite some time. Not to forget, Hardik Pandya’s […]

Making of a Brand: Kumbh at Prayag!

(Graffiti art at a street in Prayagraj under the Paint My City Competition)  India, the land of god and goddess, diverse yet rich in its culture, heritage and religious hegemony, nucleus of divinity, spiritual and mythological home of world standing tall from last two thousand years is today world’s biggest democracy and quintessential power in […]