The WTO is considering whether to temporarily waive certain rules about TRIPS, to allow more countries access to vaccines, drugs needed to prevent or contain COVID-19
Put farm laws on hold or we will: SC to Centre
Twenty20: Can Kerala’s experiment in corporate-led panchayats be trusted
Sarna Dharam Code: Of Adivasi identity and eco-nationalism
This is not CSR: 6 dimensions with 5 shades of risk perception for assessing
CSR is an evolving field that needs to keep evolving new ideas and understanding by all stakeholders to facilitate ...
Why are nomads being evicted from Jammu and Kashmir?
Eviction drives come shortly after the J&K High Court declared the Roshni Act, allowed ownership of occupied government land against a ...
NTPC fly ash discharge in Chhattisgarh sparks water contamination fears in Odisha
Fly ash slurry from NTPC plant in Chattisgarh flew over 9 hours Nov 23 into Sukhanara nallah. The gates of power ...
EU conference tomorrow to give voice to indigenous people on protected areas
Comes against push by European Union, United Nations to turn 30% of world’s surface by 2030 into protected areas, ...
CSE Director General Sunita Narain wins Edinburgh Medal 2020
The Edinburgh Medal is given each year to women and men who made significant contributions to science and technology
Jharkhand Assembly passes resolution for separate identity code for tribals
If the Centre approves the Sarna code, the census would have a column for a new religion for tribals
Bihar elections 2020: Issues of the common man the real winner
Unemployment, migration, health, education headlined India’s first election amid COVID-19 pandemic
Biden wins – experts on what it means for race relations, US foreign policy and the Supreme Court
Three scholars discuss what a Biden presidency may have in store in three key areas: race, the Supreme Court ...
Swings, signs and surprises: what to watch for as the US presidential election unfolds
To become president, Trump or Biden must garner a majority of electoral college votes, the total of which is ...
Jammu and Kashmir: District Development Councils trigger fears of dilution of grassroots democracy
Local leaders say it is an attempt to deny a genuine political voice to the people of the region
Lost childhood: COVID-19, floods trigger child trafficking in Bihar
State’s battered economy provides fertile ground to human traffickers
Exclusive: Did a minister cite a non-existent study in her Parliament reply
Renuka Singh Saruta had attributed a study to IIT-Delhi on COVID-19 in tribal areas; but the institution does not ...
Women politicians more likely to reply to people who reach out in need, study shows
And yet, women constitute less than half of national legislators in all but four countries in the world
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (October 19, 2020)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the ...
Why the Scientific American endorses Joe Biden
The magazine’s editors explain why they have decided to break a tradition of never backing a presidential candidate in ...
India stopped counting poor; now the world in bind on how to achieve zero poverty by 2030
World Bank’s latest poverty report highlights how absence of poverty data in India — junked by the government last year ...
COVID-19 impact: World will have 150 million ‘new extreme poor people’ in 2021
This is nearly twice the number of ‘new extreme poor’ estimated by the World Bank in April 2020
Trump and Biden clash in debate: Experts react on court, race and election integrity
In a presidential debate September 29, 2020, Trump frequently interrupted and spoke over his challenger, Biden told Trump to ...
As told to Parliament (September 22, 2020): 45% of Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao funds not utilised in 2019-20
All that was discussed in the Houses through the day
Arsenic-affected habitations in India up 145% in last 5 yrs
The country had 1,800 arsenic-affected habitations in 2015. This increased to 4,421 as on September 17
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 17, 2020)