Locals Protest

  • 9,000 birds culled in bird-flu hit Bengal district December 18, 2008

    Kolkata: Over 9,000 poultry birds have been culled in West Bengal's Malda district after the latest bird flu outbreak there but some villagers are resisting the move, officials said Thursday. "Veterinary workers have culled 9,373 poultry birds since Tuesday at Narhatta and Satgheria villages under the English Bazar police station in...
  • Locals protest as culling begins in bird-flu hit Malda December 18, 2008

    Kolkata: Locals in the Malda district of West Bengal are protesting culling operations in bird flu hit areas. This has increased the potential danger of the disease spreading. Bird flu has spelt doom for these residents in West Bengal's Malda district. This is the second time in a year that Malda...
  • Tata, Posco out to woo Orissa tribals September 12, 2006

    Bhubaneswar: Steel giants in Orissa are out for an image makeover. Hit by local protests and the killing of 13 tribals in Kalinganagar earlier this year, they are now trying their best to woo the locals. On January 2, 2006, tribals in Kalinganagar were protesting against the alleged takeover of...