NDB Promoting ‘Sustainable infrastructure’ without even defining it

NDB has not felt the need to define the concept of Sustainable infrastructure. This leaves the door open for investments which are profit oriented and not completely sustainable in nature. Moreover with lack of transparency and redressal mechanism, the affected communities would have no recourse to file their complaints and concerns.

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BRICS is fast turning into a free market ploy to loot natural resources: Medha Patkar

A two-day long People’s Forum on BRICS kick started today at the Xavier’s Centre for Historical Research, Alto Porvorim Goa. The opening plenary, chaired by renowned women’s rights and environmentalist activist Norma Alvares, saw eminent social movement leaders from the BRICS region addressing a gathering of over five hundred people from at least 10 countries…