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‘We Don’t Just Have An Environmental Crisis, But A Govt In Denial As Well’

A mini hydel plant in the Western ghats, a biodiversity hotspot. Between 2014-17, 36,500 hectares…

‘Educated Dalits Are Mobilising Against Upper Caste Antagonism, Rise Of Hindutva Forces’

Dalit activists protest at Thane railway station in Mumbai on January 3, 2018. Dalits, educated…

‘If India Can Have National GST, Why Can’t It Have Universal National Healthcare?’

  If the state and Centre can collaborate on a national tax system, why can’t…

Indian Summers Could Last 8 Months By 2070, If Global Warming Continues

  Prolonged heat-wave conditions--in other words, a summer lasting up to eight months--could be the…

‘Railways Went Ahead With A Failed Bio-Toilet Model’

  For 24 years, the Indian Railways have tried to find a solution to the…

‘Congress Comeback In 2019 A Distant Goal. Modi Must Go Beyond Promises’

  With recent wins in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is…

Why Modern India Should Fear The Great Droughts That Ended Indus Valley, Vedic Eras

Ashish Sinha, 50, professor of earth sciences at the California State University in the US,…