The Bank, which was to lend $300 million to the project has said it will no longer be involved, given the project’s non-compliance of its policies
Adani has set a dangerous precedent in requesting scientists’ names
Call to strengthen infrastructure for quality assurance
As told to Parliament (July 16, 2019): 8,572 vacancies for doctors in rural areas to be filled
Solan building collapse: Wake-up call to end illegal, unscientific construction
The fragile hilly terrain endures haphazard construction without proper clearance, land evaluation mechanism
As told to Parliament (July 15, 2019): 351 polluted river stretches on 323 rivers identified during 2018
All that was discussed in the House through the day
As told to Parliament (July 11, 2019): Road accidents declining across India since 2015
As told to Parliament (July 10, 2019): Illegal mining of monazite prohibited
Ajodhya villagers, forest dwellers stop Bengal govt project at court for now
The state government acquired the land for Turga Pumped Storage Project illegally, ruled the Calcutta high court
As told to Parliament (July 4, 2019): Most funds for vulnerable tribal groups not utilised
Kill ‘dwarves’, recommends ‘creatively destructive’ Economic Survey
India’s small firms are holding back growth and job creation; government plans for something else to tide over job ...
As told to Parliament (July 3, 2019): 88 people died cleaning sewers in 3 years
As told to Parliament (July 2, 2019): Japanese encephalitis deaths increasing in Assam
As told to Parliament (July 1, 2019): India world’s largest groundwater user
African countries and the state of their environments: the best and the worst
Countries with poorer governance didn’t necessarily have a worse environmental outcome
As told to Parliament (June 28, 2019): Delhi's ozone levels were beyond limits between 2016-18
As told to Parliament (June 27, 2019): Rs 3,470 crore spent on POSHAN Abhiyaan
As told to Parliament (June 26, 2019): India needs 5,191 more fire stations
Inquiry into bogus Gram Sabha NoC in Bailadila delayed by a week
The NoC was given by the Gram Sabha of Hiroli village to NMDC for mining in Bailadila in 2015
North African countries doing the most work on SDGs on the continent: report
Tunisia has been ranked the first in a continent-wide index as far as progress on SDGs is concerned
Mass protests protect Hong Kong’s legal autonomy from China – for now
If the "One country, two systems" falls, what remains of Hong Kong’s democracy will go down with it
Modi’s rural sojourn: Take piped water to 4,620 households everyday
The challenge is to sustain supply; most habitations covered with drinking water have slipped back to non-covered status due ...
Bullet Train: Gujarat activists take fight to the Japanese side
Write to nodal Japanese agency, ask it to share its report on the project
NITI Aayog meeting: PM finally comes around to the existence of water, agrarian crises
These issues existed before elections and persist now. Difference: nobody from the government was owning it up and now ...
NZ has dethroned GDP as a measure of success, but will Ardern’s government be transformational?
Transformation obviously has to go beyond the status quo. But to be transformative, it must also go beyond mere ...