The endosulfan poisoning of residents of 15 villages in Kasaragod district was caused by prolonged aerial spraying of the pesticide since 1976 in cashew plantations owned by the Plantation Corporation of Kerala
Scores of children born with physical and intellectual disabilities denied free-of-cost specialty care, pension, compensation given to endosulfan victims.
Citizens' collective organises day-long mock celebration of the medical college's nine years in the making.
Daya Bai, 82, held a 17-day hunger strike, demanding better treatment facilities for endosulfan victims.
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Ministers Veena George and R Bindu reached the General Hospital, where the 82-year-old was admitted, and gave her a glass of water, marking an end to her 17-day strike.
Youth Congress stages protest in front of MLA Kunhambu's office for his insensitive and incorrect statement.
Udma legislator's comment touches a raw nerve as activist Daya Bai is staging a hunger strike for the past 15 days demanding better health infrastructure in Kasaragod.
Health Minister Veena George said the government will take all steps to implement more facilities at the Kasaragod Government Medical College Hospital as demanded by the protesters.
Social Activist Daya Bai, who is leading the protest, said she was 'aghast' that the government had not yet completed disbursal of the compensation to the victims and their families.