Payment of compensation to endosulfan victims Despite the National Human Rights Commission’s (NHRC) recommendation to the State in December, 2010 to provide compensation to endosulfan victims, over
Controversial Dubey committee report reviewed
unique protest: In a potent symbolic gesture equating a dangerous pesticide with the atom bomb, a Quit India Endosulfan march was organised in Kerala on August 6
<font class="UCASE">a division</font> Bench of Kerala High Court has once again directed the state government to conduct another epidemiological study in the cashew plantation areas in Kerala and trace out the factors responsible for health problems in areas such as Padre and Cheemeni in Kasaragod district. <br>
Last fortnight, <i>Down To Earth</i> reported on the 'endosulfan scam'. On how an "expert" group, set up by the government to review safety concerns related to the pesticide and the health impacts on people living in the shadow of 20 years of incessant aerial spraying, had given the matter short shrift.