ACT hunger-strike on, meeting with govt fails

Statesman News ServiceGANGTOK June 29: The meeting between the state government and activists of the Affected Citizens of Teesta (ACT) ended inconclusively today, even as the hunger strike launched by the ACT activists to protest against the upcoming hydroelectric projects in the state entered its 10th day today.Although acting chief minister Mr DD Bhutia who …

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Resignation

http://www.telegraphindia.com Gangtok: Tseten Lepcha, a former general secretary of the Congress and the chief coordinator of Affected Citizens of Teesta (ACT), quit the party on Thursday. ACT activists are on a hunger strike for the last eight days against hydel projects in North Sikkim.

Talks over hydel scheme fall through

http://www.telegraphindia.com Gangtok/Kalimpong, June 25: The first meeting between members of the Affected Citizens of Teesta (ACT) and the Sikkim government today failed to break the deadlock. The ACT members are on hunger strike for the past five days demanding that the government should immediately stop all the seven hydel power projects coming up at Dzongu …

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Teesta protesters allege govt pressure

http://www.telegraphindia.com Gangtok, June 24: Members of Affected Citizens of Teesta (ACT) have come down heavily on the ‘coercion, subjugation and administrative intimidation’ that the people of Dzongu are being subjected to. In a news conference yesterday, ACT members claimed that government functionaries were resorting to pressure tactics to gain support for the Teesta hydel power …

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