Social Action Group urges for proper approach by state govt on compensation for Endosulfan victims

Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Social Action Group

Mangalore : PV Mohan, AICC Member and Chief Trustee of Social Action Group for Empowerment ((SAGE) has said that the state government need to have a proper approach on the issue of providing compensation to the victims of the deadly pesticide Endosulfan. Speaking to reporters, he said a report based on the survey on endosulfan […]

Endosulfan: State wants polluter to pay compensation

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Bangalore :Describing that the health problems caused to people in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts from the use of endosulfan are “next only to the Bhopal gas tragedy”, the State government on Wednesday submitted to the Karnataka High Court that it was time to make the polluter to pay compensation in such cases. Submission in […]

Survey of Endo-hit people to be conducted in district

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Mangalore: A meeting to discuss the rehabilitation of Endosulfan victims was held at the DC office on October 9 under the presidentship of Deputy Commissioner Dr Channappa Gowda. Following the meeting, District Health Officer Dr OR Srirangappa said a survey already conducted by the district administration has identified 77 villages in Belthangady, Puttur Sullia and […]

Day care centre for physically disabled inaugurated at Koila by DVS

Sunday, October 7th, 2012
endosulfan affected people

Kadaba :  A Day care centre for the physically disabled people living in the vicinity of Alankar of Puttur, was inaugurated at Koila by former CM DV Sadananda Gowda. The centre is located at the sericulture department building at Koila and is opened under the joint aegis of the Zilla Panchayat, District Administration. Speaking on […]

Outgoing ZP Chief Shailaja Bhat says she has no plans to contest assembly polls

Monday, October 1st, 2012
ZP Chief Shailaja Bhat

Mangalore: Outgoing ZP Chief KT Shailaja Bhat has made it clear that she would continue as a ZP member and had no plans to contest assembly elections. Speaking to reporters at the ZP office,  she said  various developmental works worth Rs 465 crores have been undertaken through various departments during her tenure. Expressing her gratitude […]

CM promises special package to Endosulfan affected people

Monday, August 27th, 2012
Jagadish Shettar

Mangalore: Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar has assured necessary steps to formulate a special package for Endosulfan affected people. Speaking to reporters during his maiden visit to Mangalore, Jagadish Shettar said he has already met a few Endosulfan affected people as well as the office bearer of the Anti-Endosulfan Committee. Stating that it was a serious […]

CM promises more rehabilitation centres for Endosulfan victims

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Puttur :  Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has said that the government has received the investigation report  of the Mysore Regional Commissioner on the controversial rave party (Spring Zouk) festival that was held at Malpe St Mary’s Beach some time back. It may be recalled here that the festival had kicked off a row when […]

Endosulphan detrimental to human use, a study reveals: Call for its ban in India

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Mangalore: The Human Rights Protection Foundation, Udupi has conducted a study on Endosulphan toxicity for the last 20years and found cases in Karnataka affecting health, and providing disability in Karnataka are worse off and in greater numbers than in Kerala. In Puttur, Bantwal and Belthangady taluks, a survey revealed 6,000 people were suffering from Endo […]