NHRC unhappy over delay in tribunal for endosulfan victims

The NHRC on Thursday expressed its dissatisfaction over the tardy progress in the setting up of a tribunal to settle claims of victims of endosulfan and asked the Kerala government to expedite it.

Govt ready for talks to end stir by endosulfan victims: Chandy

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today assured the Assembly that the government was ready to extend all possible help to assuage the sufferings of people affected by spraying of endosulfan pesticide in Kasargod district.

Anti-endosulfan stir enters a new phase

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

Package for endosulfan victims in Kerala

Kerala government on Monday announced a comprehensive package, including free treatment, ration and pension, to people affected by the aerial spraying of pesticide endosulfan in Kasargod district.

Talks fail; Endosulfan stir to continue

The `Endosulfan-affected People`s Front` has decided to continue its indefinite fast at Kasaragod after talks with Chief Minister Oommen Chandy here failed to arrive at a settlement.

Endosulfan agitation enters fourth week

Peoples` Front activist A Mohan Kumar is observing the hunger strike now after three other persons who staged the fast earlier were arrested and hospitalised by the police.

Kerala: Women arrested for staging dharna in CM`s office

Women campaigning for compensation to those affected due to spraying Endosulfan in plantations of Kasaragod district were arrested.

Kerala `silent` on compensation over endosulfan deaths: NHRC

Kerala govt did not give a commitment to National Human Rights Commission on paying compensation to the kin of those who died due to endosulfan.

SC in favour of allowing export of Endosulfan

Supreme Court on Friday favoured export of unused stock of Endosulfan insecticide manufactured in the country

Endosulfan issue: NHRC cautions Kerala govt

The NHRC has asked the Kerala government that it
should pay monetary relief to the victims without any further

SC allows export of unused Endosulfan

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed export of nearly 1100 metric tonne of unused Endosulfan from the country, while retaining its earlier order banning the use and production of the controversial pesticide.

Pay relief to endosulfan victims: NHRC to govt

The NHRC asked Kerala government to pay monetary relief without further delay to the victims of the controversial insecticide endosulfan.

SC asks experts if Endosulfan can be exported

The SC asked an expert panel appointed by it to explore the possibility of
exporting the existing stock of banned pesticide Endosulfan.

Singhvi again raises hackles of Cong`s Kerala unit

Senior leader VM Sudheeran said in Malappuram that
Singhvi should be removed as party spokesperson for appearing
in the Endosulfan case.

Kerala govt opposes Centre`s stand on Endosulfan

Kerala`s CM said the state cannot agree with the Centre`s view that Endosulfan was not causing health problems.

Central team visits endosulfan affected areas

A ten-member Central expert team on Sunday
visited the district to study on the health status of people
residing in the endosulfan pesticide affected areas.

Govt fails to meet deadline on Endosulfan

The Supreme Court on Friday took
a serious note of government`s failure to meet the two-month
deadline on submitting its interim report on the possibility
of imposing a complete ban on pesticide Endosulfan.

HIL`s licence to produce endosulfan cancelled

Kerala government on Friday
cancelled the licence for production of endosulfan given to
public sector Hindustan Insecticide Limited, Kochi in view of
government decision to ban the pesticide`s sale in the state.

Supreme Court bans endosulfan

The Supreme Court on Friday banned the production, distribution and use of endosulfan because the pesticide has debilitating effects on humans and the environment.

Child victim of endosulfan dies due to medical negligence

A two-and-a-half-year-old
girl, a victim of health problems reportedly caused by
pesticide endosulfan, died today allegedly due to medical
negligence on the part of a doctor of a government hospital.