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
The precise mechanism by which endosulfan exerts its effect, however, remains largely unclear.Jan 24, 2016, 16:08 PM IST
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
Supreme Court on Friday favoured export of unused stock of Endosulfan insecticide manufactured in the countryDec 09, 2011, 18:31 PM IST
The NHRC has asked the Kerala government that it
should pay monetary relief to the victims without any further
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
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
The SC asked an expert panel appointed by it to explore the possibility of
exporting the existing stock of banned pesticide Endosulfan.
Senior leader VM Sudheeran said in Malappuram that
Singhvi should be removed as party spokesperson for appearing
in the Endosulfan case.
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
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.
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.
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.