West Bengal rolls out COVID-19 vaccines even as politics creeps in
Political parties blame each other of ‘vaccine theft’ in the poll-bound state
Government backtracks on decision to have bigger pictorial warnings on tobacco products
Health activists and experts believe the government has succumbed to pressure from industry
Jayanthi Natarajan resigns as environment minister
High Court gives Centre four weeks to decide forestland allocation to Essar
Directs demolition of company buildings on forestland near Hazira in case Centre denies approval
Treasury Benches brazen it out; voice vote in Rajya Sabha seals farmers’ fate
No physical voting, no extension of discussions, muted broadcast and marshalls mark hurried Sunday session; agriculturists, now on …
Congress promises Rs 72,000 per year minimum income for poor
Calling it the Nyaya scheme, Rahul Gandhi said it will be an extension of UPA government’s flagship MGNREGS
Congress manifesto: right to health is next on agenda
Grand old party of India renews some old promises and makes some new ones, but will Congress live up to its promises if it wins a third term?
'Relations between non-profits & govt are waning since liberalisation'
In the wake of arrests of 5 human rights activists by Maharashtra police, Down To Earth speaks to activists about what is bringing …
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
Land Bill gets new name and many amendments
States get freedom to decide whether land under multi-crop is to be acquired
Over 900 species of animals have become extinct according to latest IUCN Red List
Some 37 per cent of sharks and rays threatened with extinction; Komodo dragon now listed as endangered
Day 3 of Indian Science Congress: technologies to curb Ganga river pollution revealed
The tanning industry is not only controlling pollutants, but it is also saving 20 per cent of the operational cost
Chinese parliamentary report slams country’s neglect of air pollution
Report pulls up local officials for their inaction
Plantation land for tourism
President's assent to Kerala Land Reforms Act amendment legalises resorts on plantations, which mostly border sanctuaries
Divided colours of Maharashtra irrigation scam papers
Truth behind irrigation mess yet to unravel
West Bengal staring at COVID-19 spike by end of election season, warn experts
Kolkata and North 24 Parganas worst-hit in ongoing surge of infections
Forest Rights Act to cast its shadow on polling in Himachal Pradesh
A large section of people in the hill state are united in their stand to boycott the elections as successive governments have failed to implement FRA
Why are Wayanad tribals, farmers wary of poll promises?
It seems that tribal leaders, farmers and environmentalists are not impressed with Rahul Gandhi contesting from their constituency
A series of cartoons by our graphic editor
Taking science out of the lab
With science communicators reading out drab and dull power-point presentations, the Indian Science Congress could better emulate the ‘Chai …
High court declares Singur land Act unconstitutional
Tata Motors welcomes verdict; Mamata says people’s choice will prevail
West Bengal polls: What’s in it for Adivasis and forest dwellers?
For political parties, tribal votes matter more than including tribal concerns in their political agenda.
How will science aid development in India in near future?
The theme of the 102nd session of the Indian Science Congress—Science and Technology for Human Development—happens to echo the …
Scrap all coal block allocations to private firms: Parliament panel
Consumers denied cheap electricity because government failed to monitor private firms allocated coal blocks almost free of cost, says report