icrn phw energy cse dte gobar times rwh csestore iep aaeti
Blog Posts by Latha Jishnu
Latha Jishnu

Senior Editor, Down To Earth.  Her concerns relate to the way power structures in society – business corporations, governments and lobbies – impact the lives of the powerless.

July 10, 2014

No dearth of funds for agri credit and new institutions

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley cannot be accused of unveiling a populist budget except perhaps with agriculture. In a budget speech which went on for 140 minutes, proposals on agriculture speckled it from the middle to almost the very end. There were huge funding announcements and a rash of new research institutes to be set up in various parts of the country but overall it gave no clue as to what the Narendra Modi government’s vision is to revive and revitalise the primary sector.

June 30, 2014

India is not in synch with G77's new declaration for development that is in harmony with nature and inclusive for all its peoples

May 30, 2014

India's youth is pinning its hopes of jobs on the development promise of Modi. Can he deliver?

April 30, 2014

khuntiKhunti, the most tribal of Jharkhand’s districts, has gone to the polls. With nearly three-quarters of its people adivasi, the reserved seat has been through yet another campaign which can be termed “interesting” for want of a better word.

March 31, 2014

Chinese scientists appear to be more open to discussing the risks and ethics of new technologies than their Indian counterparts

February 28, 2014

Bad loans of public sector banks to business are more than double the food subsidy

December 31, 2013

Every other politician who is elected now is a crorepati, even those in the Aam Aadmi Party

November 30, 2013

Who do the candidates in the polls represent and how representative are their victories?

October 31, 2013

India tops the list of countries with huge numbers of modern slaves. But there is little outrage or concern here over what is an everyday reality

September 30, 2013

imageWho has heard of Eklehara village? I would wager that not many besides the 9,000-odd people who live there. It’s just one of the 96 villages in Parasia block (tehsil) of Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh that are very likely hard to distinguish one from the other except for the fact that many of these abut the mines of Western Coalfields.

CSE WEBNET
Follow us ON
Follow grebbo on Twitter    Google Plus  DTE Youtube  rss