From inadequate compensation to legal irregularities, here are the issues farmers and activists list while deeming the project unjust
An interview with Gandhi
Govt wants to dump excess food grain in Africa
Patna's new home delivery: pollution under control certificates
After Ozone layer, cooling industry now burns the whole planet
It first drilled a hole in the ozone layer and is now damaging the entire environment with large amounts of greenhouse ...
Narmada dam oustees not satisfied with MP govt assurances
They shouted slogans even as activist Medha Patkar held a meeting with a state minister about the fate of ...
CoP 14: Only 25% nations include gender discussions in land degradation targets
Of around 80, 20 countries do not have role of gender and women into targets and measures to halt ...
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 2, 2019)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the ...
305 million African children will be living in extreme poverty by 2030: Report
New British think tank report suggests cash transfers, access to basic services and redistributive public finance can help in ...
Haryana's sex ratio success a result of behavioural change or fudged data?
The state's achievement comes at a time the Census’ Sample Registration System survey paints a grim picture for the ...
Spinning industry seeks government help
Industry association recently published advertisements in newspapers, seeking govt attention
Debate around NMC Act highlights problems rankling technical education institutes
Doctors and activists across the country say NMC Act will corporatise medical education and lower the quality of healthcare ...
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (August 13, 2019)
US far from achieving first SDG to end poverty
The country, which is likely to miss 12 of 17 goals under the 2030 agenda, may take another 40 ...
Bills not sent to any committee in ‘productive’ Parliament session
The five Bills that were scrutinised by some or the other committee were not introduced in the current session
RTI amendment: Centre has no authority to make law on states
The amendment to the RTI Act does not deserve the assent of the President, writes former Central Information Commissioner ...
West Bengal green assessor failed to perform its duty well: CAG
The organisation did not perform due diligence while granting environment clearances and doing post-clearance monitoring between 2012 and 2017
As told to Parliament (July 26, 2019): Benefits of MSP reaching most farmers
All that was discussed in the House through the day
As told to Parliament (July 25, 2019): Hydro-power projects of 4,604.81 MW commissioned
No buyers for e-cars in govt departments, Centre extends deadline
So far, only 652 vehicles have been deployed when the target was 10,000, said Union Minister of State for Power ...
Boris Johnson by numbers: the next UK prime minister's career summed up
Here’s a breakdown of the numbers that have characterised his career to date
As told to Parliament (July 23, 2019): Oral cancer leading cancer among men in India
Banning fake news endangers free speech, press freedom
Singapore recently enacted laws to ban fake news, but the problem requires a multi-pronged response instead
Jharkhand govt must engage with Khunti citizens, protestors demand
Activists want withdrawal of FIRs, sedition charges in response to Pathalgadi movement
Green issues were important for Sheila Dikshit at all times
Down To Earth Editor Sunita Narain remembers the three-time chief minister of Delhi who passed away on July 20, ...