Court Stays Rail Project Through Western Ghats That Activists Say Isn’t Needed At All

Bengaluru: On June 18, 2020, the Karnataka High Court stayed the state wildlife board’s clearance ...

As Govt Pushes Coal, Its Own Report Flags Consequences Of Climate Change

New Delhi: In a month when it has kicked off the auction of 41 coal fields for commercial mining, th...

Tree Plantations Waste Money, Harm The Environment: New Study

New Delhi: Poorly designed or badly enforced policies to promote and incentivise tree plantations in...

Why Audits, Reconciled Death Data Are Still Missing COVID Deaths

Chennai: On the night of June 15, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issued its usual COVI...

‘Forget Doubling Incomes, Farmers Will Be Happy If Incomes Grow At All’

Bengaluru: As India deals with growing numbers of COVID-19 cases and the economic ramifications of t...

40% Of Jan Dhan Account Holders Could Not Access Govt’s COVID-19 Relief: Survey

New Delhi: “Had I received the Jan Dhan transfer, Rs 500 would have given me a ray of hope... noth...

‘Reopening Public Services Is As Important As Reopening The Economy’

Bengaluru: Global economic output is expected to contract by 4.9% in 2020 owing to the COVID-19 lock...

In Shadow Of Conflict, Wildlife Trade Has Been Rising In J&K

Jammu: The endangered hangul, or Kashmiri stag, a species of which fewer than 250 now exist in Jammu...

‘Not All COVID-19 Patients Need Antivirals. New Drugs For Restricted Use At Physicians’ Discretion’

Mumbai: The number of novel coronavirus infections continues to rise across the country, with some c...

‘India Spent 1% Of GDP On Public Health For 15 Years. Result Is Vulnerability To Crises’

New Delhi: With the COVID-19 contagion raging across the country, India’s public health sector has...