The cutting of forest to build roads and railways are considered among the prime reasons for deforestation in the ghats. The undesirable agriculture practices and pressure of increasing population in the region has added to the reasons for depletion of green ranges.
As India enters peak monsoon season, water troubles in the country intensify. While the mainland struggles with class and regional disputes, the North-East drowns under a surplus of water.
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Two dozen bodies were recovered from an illegal gold mine which was flooded.
The Supreme Court refused to allow reopening of Vedanta’s Sterlite copper plant in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu. The apex court however, allowed Sterlite to approach the Madras High Court for permission to reopen the plant.