Monsanto hit list exposed

August 21, 2019

In what Democracy Now!1 refers to as an “explosive report” by The Guardian,2 documents obtained during the discovery process of lawsuits against Monsanto reveal the company has been engaged in a coordinated campaign to discredit critics of the company. Among them are journalist Carey Gillam, the nonprofit U.S. Right to Know (USRTK) and singer-songwriter Neil Young, whose 2015 album, “The Monsanto Years,” was an artistic critique of the company. “The…


Eyeing Rs 3 lakh cr, Centre readies mother of all asset sales

August 9, 2019

NEW DELHI: If it goes through, it may turn out to be the mother of all public asset sales – Rs 3 lakh crore of proceeds by monetising public sector transmission lines, telecom towers, gas pipelines, airports and, as ET had earlier reported, land parcels.Government think tank , after consultation with many ministries, has drawn up a list of assets that can be sold including electricity transmission lines of Power…