Natural and artificial drains in the city get clogged during heavy rains and spill on to the roads
Beirut blast lessons: Time for India to strengthen handling of explosives, chemicals
Gloom ahead of Handloom Day: Centre scraps handloom, handicraft boards
NGT wants groundwater extraction based on EIA only
Little chance of Kolkata getting CNG soon; land acquisition hiccups halt supply
The land acquisition process for the pipeline in West Bengal is slow, says GAIL, the Union government’s nodal agency ...
How MGNREGA helps revive village infra, increase employment in Haryana
Villagers gain employment through the job guarantee scheme, used as a means to revive rural infrastructure like reservoirs, cattle ...
COVID-19 lockdown highlights India’s great digital divide
Despite the rise in wireless users in recent years, urban and rural India are miles apart in their online ...
Can MGNREGA cushion the COVID-19 lockdown blow for Moradabad’s returning villagers
There is a sharp rise in demand for work under MGNREGA in Moradabad and other districts of the state
COVID-19: Fewer tests a bane for Bengal, warn health experts
Only 7,261 tests per million were conducted in West Bengal; only Bihar, Jharkhand, UP and Telangana lag behind
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (July 21, 2020)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the ...
Reporter’s diary amid COVID-19: Reaching home
Down To Earth’s Vivek Mishra has walked from Delhi to Shravasti in Uttar Pradesh to capture the plight of ...
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (July 17, 2020)
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (July 16, 2020)
India lifted 271 mln people out of poverty in 10 yrs, claims govt report
The poverty estimates used to back the claims, however, are decade old
SDG commitments need financing, local monitoring: NITI Aayog
The National Indicator Framework, which monitors SDGs at the national level, did not include indicators for 36 out of ...
Russell-Einstein Manifesto, ICJ case and Rainbow Warrior bombing: Remembering humanity
Anniversaries of the three events provide inspiration to consider roles of science, law and diplomacy to advance peace, security ...
COVID-19: J&K to go ahead with Amarnath Yatra despite concerns
Govt decision stands out as several pilgrimages across the country have been cancelled
Trump starts withdrawing US from WHO
Withdrawal process to take at least a year, will be effective from July 6, 2021
A matter of debate: Should stray dogs be fed in public places?
A recent blogpost on DTE drew a lot of interest. Here is a look
COVID‑19 will have severe impact on most SDGs: Report
Global partnerships will be essential to deal with health and socio-economic crises due to the pandemic, it says
COVID-19 relief didn’t reach Jan Dhan a/cs of many women: Survey
At least 12,500 women Jan Dhan account holders across 13 states were surveyed; 16% reported their Jan Dhan accounts ...
This is no apology: Congo activists on King Philippe’s words
‘Regret’ is not the right choice of word; and yes, Belgium should pay reparations to the Congo, they say
Odisha’s big challenge: Meeting MGNREGS target of 200 million person days
Although the state govt picked up pace compared to recent years, there are reports of slowdown in work being ...
Old data kept those in need away from PDS amid COVID-19 lockdown: Report
More than 100 organisations carrying our food relief efforts need financial support, faced challenges in feeding the poor
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (June 26, 2020)