500 crore package launched to ensure timely, uninterrupted wage payment under MGNREGA and check migration of labour
India 117th among 190 countries in empowering women
Only 2 passengers aboard Odisha’s new Balangir-Bichhupali train: RTI
Small incentive, big draw: How an officer makes PDS work
Tribal women in Odisha attempt mass suicide over rail track construction
The women alleged the track was being constructed without compensating tribals in the area for their land
Tribals observe 14th anniversary of Odisha’s Kalinganagar firing incident
Closure on the tragedy has still not come about, say tribal leaders
Cabinet approves National Population Register update
The exercise will be held in 2020 from April to September, along with the house-listing phase of Census 2021
BJP lost Jharkhand due to tribal anger: Experts
The Raghubar Das government's efforts to grab tribal land to give to industry alienated the community, they said
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (December 19, 2019)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the ...
More vehicles coming into Delhi from other states in 2018 compared to 2009: Report
Standing Committee on Home Affairs calls for formulating policy to regulate the entry of inbound traffic and ensuring smooth ...
Even after 4 years of Ujjwala, dealers travel 92 km to deliver cylinders: CAG
17 % beneficiaries still come to dealers’ warehouses for getting cylinder refills
PM Matruvtva Vandana Yojna: Full benefit for mere 14% pregnant women
Current scheme goes against National Food Security Act, activists allege; seek Rs 6,000 minimum benefit
How Bougainville may be a new country in the Pacific and why that matters to China
Bougainville has voted to become a new country, but the journey to independence is not yet over
As told to Parliament (December 11, 2019): 60,440 manual scavengers in 17 Indian states
All that was discussed in the House through the day
LPG connections not only success metric: CAG on Ujjwala
Scheme can't be a success without transition to clean fuel through sustained LPG use, auditor says
India home to 28% of world’s poor: Human Development Index 2019
While the country has lifted 271 million people out of poverty between 2005 and 2015, it still accounts for ...
As told to Parliament (December 9, 2019): 44% rise in pedestrian deaths due to road accidents
As told to Parliament (December 6, 2019): India had 1,30,000 multi-drug resistant TB patients in 2018
As told to Parliament (December 5, 2019): India has 96 waste-to-energy plants for generating power
Bihar’s Panchayati Raj institution members have to declare assets by year-end
The step will help to check and control financial irregularities cases in panchayats in zila parishads, the government says
35 years of Bhopal Gas Tragedy: I waited for 20 years, but nobody studied autopsy samples
D K Satpathy, former head of the Medico-legal Institute of Madhya Pradesh, had preserved hundreds of autopsy samples of ...
As told to Parliament (November 29, 2019): 53,396 water bodies in India are not in use
'It is cheaper to ride motorbikes than take buses in Indian cities'
Poor hit the most hit by an inaccessible public transport system, says India Exclusion Report 2018-19
Africa would need another 142 years to achieve gender equality
The disparity could cost the continent nearly US$700 billion by 2025
As told to Parliament (November 25, 2019): Stubble burning led to Delhi's increased PM2.5