Revealed: Litchi deaths not caused by the fruit, banned pesticide 'Endosulfan' is to blame

Revealed: Litchi deaths not caused by the fruit, banned pesticide 'Endosulfan' is to blame

A new study has revealed that the delicious tropical fruit is not responsible for the untimely deaths of the children, but the banned pesticide Endosulfan is the real cause.

Jul 27, 2017, 23:26 PM IST

Not just male infertility, endosulfan damages liver, lungs in mice: Indian scientists

The precise mechanism by which endosulfan exerts its effect, however, remains largely unclear.

Jan 24, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

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.

Apr 09, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

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.

Jan 27, 2014, 14:21 PM IST

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.

Dec 19, 2013, 14:25 PM IST

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.

Mar 26, 2013, 00:01 AM IST

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.

Mar 21, 2013, 20:37 PM IST

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.

Mar 10, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

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.

Aug 24, 2012, 00:18 AM IST

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.

Jun 11, 2012, 21:35 PM IST

SC in favour of allowing export of Endosulfan

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

Dec 09, 2011, 18:31 PM IST

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

Nov 04, 2011, 22:32 PM IST

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.

Sep 30, 2011, 19:16 PM IST

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.

Aug 30, 2011, 23:17 PM IST

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.

Aug 05, 2011, 22:48 PM IST

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.

Aug 05, 2011, 21:37 PM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2011, 18:32 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2011, 21:15 PM IST

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.

Jul 15, 2011, 18:57 PM IST

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.

May 27, 2011, 19:01 PM IST