Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: India

Farmer protest: It seems India is at war with itself

The demonstrators are requesting that Mr. Modi repeal farming laws that would limit the public authority's job in horticulture and open more space for private financial specialists.

Comparing poverty in India and America

But how does this compare to the worst forms of poverty in other countries?

Massive drop in air pollution amid coronavirus makes Himalayan Mountain Range...

"The nationwide Janta Curfew on March 22, 2020 and lock down since March 24, 2020, have resulted in significant improvement in air quality in the country, as revealed by data analysis and comparison of data for time before enforcement of restrictions."

Norvergence: It’s time to remember the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster

George Stacey, an environmentalist at Norvergence: “I’ll never forget Bhopal Gas Tragedy- a man-made catastrophe resulted in the death of over 4,000...

Nearly 2 million people in India could lose citizenship in biggest...

Nearly 2 million people in the northeast state of Assam are at risk of being rendered stateless in India after the government...

The terrifying implications of India’s elections for people and the planet

The Modi government’s far-right bigotry is well-known, but its equally disturbing environmental record isn’t.

South Asia’s nuclear-armed neighbors pull back from the abyss

The international community can only hope that the carnage and chaos of February was the last in a tragic series of encounters between nuclear neighbors that could otherwise lead South Asia to devastation and the world to nuclear winter.

As national elections draw closer, millions of farmers facing economic despair...

As India’s agrarian crisis deepens, so too will the social unrest, which may force future elected officials to take action on the growing demands of India’s powerful rural populace.

The world’s most dangerous divide

If nuclear war comes, it will happen because of a calculation or miscalculation by India or Pakistan.

Women in India stand up to reactionary forces, call for ‘equality,...

“We are taking the pledge that we will uphold Renaissance values, we will stand for equality for women, we resist the attempts to make Kerala a lunatic asylum, and we will fight for secularism.”

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2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Nearly 800 organizations and individuals in the United States demand the Biden administration end...

“President Biden claims to care about racial equity but his actions in Haiti show the emptiness of that rhetoric.”

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

Biden’s reckless Syria bombing is not the diplomacy he promised

This is not what he promised in his campaign and it is not what the American people voted for.