Monthly Archives: September, 2009


READ A ON THE IMPACT OF MINING ON BELLARY Rape of Bellary The Week – ‎Sep 18, 2009‎ In a writ petition before the Karnataka High Court, Narayana Reddy had alleged encroachment of his area by OMC. In April, the court directed the regional … Advertisements

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When the rains fail

IN THE ECONOMIST RAINFALL last month encouraged Haniya, a middle-aged member of the Lambada tribe of southern Andhra Pradesh (AP), to inspect his one-acre (0.4-hectare) field. Some speckles of green, to show the red earth had held enough water for weeds to shoot, would have tempted him to sow cotton. But, towards the end of …

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