The authorities are yet to come up with a clear and effective plan to dispose the remaining stock of 1,600 litres of endosulfan in Kasargod.

Thiruvananthapuram: Endosulfan victims have called off their indefinite strike in front of the official residence of the chief minister following talks their representatives had with a group of min

An indefinite sit-in protest by over 50 endosulfan vicitms from Kasaragod, outside Chief Minister Oommen Chandy’s official residence, demanding adequate treatment and compensation, entered the seco

Observing that measures taken by the State government are insufficient to help the victims of endosulfan in three coastal districts, the Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the government to pa

Affected to get Rs 1,500 and Rs 3,000 a month based on their disability

The High Court on Monday passed an interim order directing the State government to pay a monthly stipend to the identified 6,140 victims affected by the insecticide endosulfan in three districts – Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada – from March 1.

The Dakshina Kannada district administration will kick-start the process of issuing identity cards to victims affected by alleged endosulfan poisoning from Saturday.

Advocate General Ravivarma Kumar submitted to the High Court on Monday that a provision would be made in the next budget to create a ‘relief fund’ for the victims affected by pesticide endosulfan.

Govt Is Treating It Like Malaria Epidemic: HC

Bangalore: Observing that the Rs 20-crore allocation made by the state government towards relief/rehabilitation of endosulfan victims is “just peanuts”, the Karnataka high court on Thursday sought its response on a Rs 500 crore-Rs 600 crore corpus for the 6,000-odd victims.

Anti-endosulfan activists will take out a march from Kasaragod to Thiruvananthapuram today to press for their demands of rehabilitation and financial assistance.

The march would be inaugurated later in the evening by ecologist Madhav Gadgil. It would culminate at Shamkhumukham beach here on December 30, Ambalathara Kunhikrishnan, convenor of Endosulfan-affected Peoples' Front said.

Anti-endosulfan activists will take out a march from Kasaragod to Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday to press for their demands of rehabilitation and financial assistance.

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