Karnataka police bust spurious fertilizer racket

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
‘urea’ fertilizer

Bangalore : Two hundred and twenty bags of spurious ‘urea’ fertilizer were seized in two different places in and around Vaniyambadi by officials of the agricultural department and the police from Bellary and Hassan districts in Karnataka following complaints from farmers about the poor quality of the fertilizers supplied to them. According to police sources […]

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

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
endosulfan

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 […]