How India is killing the country’s largest economy of the poor

New restriction on cattle slaughter will severely cripple the livestock economy which is bigger than crop economy; poor farmers shifted to livestock in face of uncertain rain and dwindling income

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Director General of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the Editor of Down To Earth magazine. She is an environmentalist who pushes for changes in policies, practices and mindsets

Food and dissent

Sunita Narain's response to the comments on her previous editorial "Why I would …

Future is in our hands

We can make or break it, depending on whether we stand up and are counted or let …

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मांस का फांस

आजकल बूचड़खाने विभिन्न आस्थाओं और कानून की वजह से विवाद का घर बने हुए हैं।

गर्मी को मात देता तिखुर

8200 ईसा पूर्व से उगाया जा रहा तिखुर सुपाच्य होने के साथ ही अनेक प्रकार की विषाक्तता को भी दूर करने में कारगर है

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Waking to the chemical spill in Delhi

Lives of about 500 schoolkids were put at stake when a toxic chemical leaked in a busy slum area in south Delhi on May 6. Down To Earth finds out the lapses and highlights the pressing concerns

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  • Underdog resilience
  • Underdog resilience

    The downtrodden, destitute and the diseased are the lead protagonists in this collection of short stories

  • Manoj Kumar Panda's stories are an attack on Brahmanism, caste supremacy, forced ostracisation of certain communities and bigotry of a class-conscious "

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