The all India rainfall deficit is down to 25 per cent as of July 23, showing an improvement in the rainfall scenario. But will the 'run rate' of the monsoon be high ahead as well?
Hydro-power, long irrigation canals, sand mining and water for industrial use: these are not what Maa Ganga in its magnanimity provides. These are what we extract from an unsuspecting river, leaving her unwell as a result
Nutrition programmes for Dalits need institutions to deliver and a vigilant citizenry to monitor implementation
A visit to the tanneries in Kanpur and some of the sewage treatment plants and drains along the Ganga reveals the extent of pollution and the difficulties in tackling the waste and effluents entering the river
After raising the political profile of village councils, government wants to downsize them
China and the US have already built several state of the art manufacturing base for solar PV which can cater to most of the world’s demands
Smart city may simply mean a place where a smart phone can run all the errands for you. But the Indian urban challenge is not as digital and way more basic