India’s top colleges not following food safety standards: FSSAI report

For the report, 12 central institutions of higher education were audited of which, only two were found to abide by the rules

Moving from monopoly to competition, Centre opens up coal mining to private sector

The decision will increase competitiveness and allow the use of best possible technology into the sector

Union Cabinet approves setting up of Tribunal for Mahanadi water-sharing dispute

The Centre’s move comes a month after the Supreme Court ordered the Constitution to settle the decades-long dispute

Odisha tribal organisations protest against draft CAF Rules  

The protests are in opposition to the vague position of the Rules on forest-dwelling communities in the compensatory afforestation process


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

The e-vehicle paradox

In spite of the change technology promises, the change on ground is so miniscule …

A story between ‘legal’ and ‘illegal’

Nobody knows (or rather, nobody wants to say) who will regulate the “…


क्यों उद्वेलित हो रहे हैं दलित?

नए-नए युवा चेहरे दलित आंदोलन में उभरकर आ रहे हैं लेकिन तमाम आंदोलनों में प्राकृतिक संसाधनों पर दलितों के स्वामित्व का पक्ष नजरअंदाज है। 

विपत्ति में एक शहर

जिन जलस्रोतों ने जोधपुर को अकाल से बचाया, आज उनकी अनदेखी की जा रही है। अत्यधिक दोहन से भूजल भी काफी गिर चुका है। 

वजूद पर सवाल

निगम की कार्यप्रणाली ने जंगल और वनवासियों के बीच दीवार खड़ी कर दी है। इससे दोनों के बीच लगातार संघर्ष तेज होते जा रहे हैं। वनवासी हाशिए पर चले गए हैं।


The future is electric

The global automobile fleet is marching forward to wean away from fossil fuels. India has shown intent but lacks a clear policy and roadmap. What is the way out?


"I spent three years in bed, giving company to death"

K Pradipkumar Singh,He was diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in 2000. After suffering acute stigma for many years, Singh bounced back. He rebuilt his life in six-pack abs. He made body-building his career and has won many world titles.

'Permaculture potential is huge in India'

Dwarakanath Jnaneswar Ekkirala,Dwarakanath teaches permaculture design certificate courses based on the curriculum designed by founder Bill Mollison. He is currently working on many projects, along with his students and fellow permaculturists, for creating sustainable, resilient and abundant systems in both urban and rural sectors