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‘A Uniform Civil Code Can Only Come Through Consultation’

‘A Uniform Civil Code Can Only Come Through Consultation’

Muslim women celebrate the Supreme Court’s verdict against instant talaq, in Lucknow on August 22, 2017. In a manner, 31 years after former Congress minister and Muslim-law reformer Arif Mohammed…

As India Warms, Farm-Suicide ‘Epidemic’ Will Worsen: US Scientist Advises ‘Urgent’ Action

As India Warms, Farm-Suicide ‘Epidemic’ Will Worsen: US Scientist Advises ‘Urgent’ Action

  Every one-degree-celsius rise in temperature beyond 20°C (degrees Celsius) during the growing season on India’s farms causes 67 suicides, with 59,300 suicides since 1980 attributable to climate change, according…

Vaccination Failures, ‘Mediocre’ BRD Hospital, Claim Lives Of Eastern UP’s Children

Vaccination Failures, ‘Mediocre’ BRD Hospital, Claim Lives Of Eastern UP’s Children

Children admitted at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. Patients of Japanese encephalitis, the viral brain infection that killed many of over 70 children in…

‘Casteism Will Not Allow Swacch Bharat Abhiyan To Succeed’

‘Casteism Will Not Allow Swacch Bharat Abhiyan To Succeed’

American scholars Dean Spears and Diane Coffey, co-founders of the Research Institute for Compassionate Economics   Why are children in India shorter than children from other countries even those poorer…

Current Situation ‘Unsatisfactory’: India’s Top Doc Lays Out New Vision For Health, Research

Current Situation ‘Unsatisfactory’: India’s Top Doc Lays Out New Vision For Health, Research

  As many as 332 (57.3%) medical colleges in India did not have a single research publication between 2005 and 2014, according to a 2016 analysis. In comparison, the annual…

‘Indian Poultry Farms Use Antibiotics To Replace Nutrition, Hygiene; Endanger Human Lives’

‘Indian Poultry Farms Use Antibiotics To Replace Nutrition, Hygiene; Endanger Human Lives’

Twelve of 18 poultry farms surveyed reported using antibiotics to boost growth of chickens. Among the antibiotics used were tetracyclines and fluoroquinolones, popular medicines used to treat humans. This rampant…

‘Leaders Treat Environment Like Indian Gods, Do Puja And Aarti, Pay Lip Service’

‘Leaders Treat Environment Like Indian Gods, Do Puja And Aarti, Pay Lip Service’

  Jairam Ramesh, 63, has been a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2004 and held several portfolios, including rural development and drinking water and sanitation, during the second term…

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