Who are the poor?
Planning Commission's poverty estimates do not reflect ground reality
CAG memo shows IFS officers are administering country’s premier forestry research body like a fiefdom
Maharashtra elections: Welfare dominates tribal mandate
Vote likely to be split between the Congress, NCP and BJP
ASHAs not enough to deliver healthcare to urban poor: study
'Women in urban slums need a basket of healthcare services to meet their needs'
Agriculture ministry bats for GM crops
Calls for a national policy on GM crops in its report to Parliament
Experiments in cash transfer in Latin America
Inclusive budget for inclusive growth
Budgets should not just talk about GDP and sops. It should ensure that basic rights and necessities of people are met in an effective manner
Scientists write to PM against ICAR ‘gag order’ on GM mustard
Health and safety of crops draw concern from scientific community
Over 300 million Indians still defecate in the open: WHO-UNICEF report
Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan do much better in improving access to sanitation
MPs funds to now be used to develop over 2,000 ‘model’ villages
Ministry of rural development will channelise MPs’ funds through different schemes for Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
MDG Report 2014: India among worst performers in poverty reduction, maternal death and sanitation
Report shows good progress in areas like poverty alleviation and access to clean water and controlling diseases like TB, Malaria
Is Bt cotton a success or failure?
Participants attending conference to review Bt cotton call for extensive investigation into all aspects of cotton production before drawing …
A schoolgirl’s nuclear nightmare
Varshini, 10, speaks for a new generation that is against nuclear energy
Crowdsourcing technology could ensure safety of drinking water in rural India
Research group develops a simple test kit that combines science and mobile phones
UGC guidelines on phasing out animal dissection spark controversy
Is virtual dissection an effective learning tool?
Falling silicon prices shakes up solar manufacturing industry
What will prevail? Crystalline PV or thin-film