Jesu Rathnam, Coastal Action Network, says that the Sagarmala project, which envisages the development of infrastructure projects- like highways, ports, jetties- along with the coast of India, will lead to the destruction of the livelihood of the local communities, and coastal environment.

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On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear the landmark lawsuit, filed by the villagers of Mundra, challenging the absolute immunity of powerful institutions like the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The villagers are affected by the coal-fired Tata Mundra Ultra Mega Project, which was partially funded by the IFC.

This will be the first time the US Supreme Court will address the scope of international organisations’ immunity.

Visit here to know more about the case or to access the documents.