With just nine months to go, Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, a scheme that is low on priority of the Lok Sabha and Rajya MPs, is way off the target and calls for a regular and strict monitoring
Allocation for food processing doubled but previous funds remain unused
Is there an election angle to leather industry boost?
Uttarakhand sits on forest right claims settlement for two years in a row
With the state assembly election around the corner, the model code of conduct is the favourite excuse for non implementation of FRA
Revenge of the rich
Trump's election reflects the anger of the rich who did not get richer. This inequity is also at the core of the climate change challenge
In Parliament on November 24, 2016
Here’s a round-up of environmental and developmental issues that were discussed and debated in the Lok Sabha
Will China lead on climate change as green technology booms?
All is not lost for the climate with the election of Donald Trump
Does the monsoon this year means forests for India?
The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill 2015 has crossed the doors of the Lok Sabha, but is set to face the Rajya Sabha test during the monsoon …
Madras High Court directs to restrict plastic flag use in elections
The court has asked the Election Commission to come up with a concrete plan to curtail their usage
Union government moves to regulate price of medical devices
Considering controlling/reducing the prices of stents, catheters and implants, minister informs Lok Sabha
What made people in Delhi choose Aam Aadmi Party
Both BJP and the Congress need to look beyond what went wrong with their election strategy
Rise of wives of don-politicians
As many as six-don turned politicians in Bihar are fielding their wives in Lok Sabha election 2014
With about 50 countries voting, 2014 could be world’s most democratic year
Lok Sabha Election 2014 in India is seen as the world’s biggest democratic exercise with more than 814 million people eligible to vote
Veerappa Moily to 'revisit' report on Western Ghats
The decision may be a tactic to buy time before 2014 Lok Sabha elections
'We will work to free Delhi of pollution and improve civic amenities'
After a fortnight of uncertainty that followed assembly-election results in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party is finally set to form the government. …
Village protesting Kundankulam bans poll campaigning by any party
S P Udayakumar, coordinator of Peoples’ Movement Against Nuclear Energy, has been spearheading protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear …
With an eye on the 2014 general election, the UPA government is expanding its ambitious Direct Benefit Transfer programme that promises welfare …
It’s a demographic disaster
Bluntness marks Ashish Bose who has destroyed more myths about India’s development and population growth than anyone else. No government, …
Agriculture, rural jobs, food subsidy need big boost
Will the drubbing it faced in Delhi election and the huge controversy over its land Bill make BJP reconsider its economic thrust areas?
Jharkhand polls: Naxalite-affected areas record high voter turnout in phase 2
Campaigning efforts of the Election Commission of India and political parties behind high voter turnout
I was dropped because I stood for Western Ghats conservation: P T Thomas
P T Thomas, senior Indian National Congress leader and sitting Member of Parliament from Idukki Lok Sabha constituency, has been denied a ticket …
Panchayat polls in West Bengal in July
Bitter fight between election commission and state government ends; questions over bureaucratic interference in Panchayat matters remain
Where is the green party?
Whenever a general election to India’s Lok Sabha approaches, two questions tend to emerge: When will India get a green party? Are …
Telangana Bill: MPs disrupt Parliament proceedings, 17 suspended
One MP took out a knife in the Lok Sabha and another used pepper spray, say media reports