Congress socialist party?
Left-of-centre agenda must not be abandoned
Kitchen strike for toilets
Women of a Maharashtra hamlet give husbands an ultimatum-build toilets or go without food
Everybody's a Loser
The World Trade Organization's recent ministerial meet in Seattle, USA, will be remembered more for the protestors who turned the venue into a …
Phulmai's walk - a day in the life of a headloader
Headloaders - collectors of fuelwood in India's woodlands. On the one hand, seen as forest destroyers, on the other, they are the sole support of …
A watershed plan
Recurrent droughts and floods coupled with mass poverty, chronic unemployment and pervasive malnutrition are the major challenges before India. …
The god of ecological things
From where our food will come
Paying farmers for ecological services
Ecotourism: Scrambling for paradise
Does tourism always have to be a threat to the environment? Not anymore, claim the promoters of the globally emerging industry of ecotourism. …
Wages of fear: How did COVID-19 geographic shift affect MGNREGA implementation?
The understanding should be part of India’s contingency plan to support rural livelihoods in the event of a third wave of the pandemic
Climate change affecting jobs in South Asia
Training in green skills must for youth: report
How green is the budget?
SEZ, how special?
Despite having burned its fingers with export processing zones, which mainly involved a number of substantial fiscal benefits, the government has …
Bihar has little money to pay workers under MGNREGS
Blames Centre for non-release of funds
UPA announces poll sop for tribals
Centre promises 150 days of work to tribal households under MGNREGA
Bihar women ‘marry’ minor boys to get houses
Use loopholes in implementation of government housing scheme; police at a loss
Job half done
25 per cent funds allocated to national rural employment scheme remain unspent
COVID-19: Punjab’s pond cleaning project gathers pace
The Punjab government generated employment of 1,052,524 man-days under the MGNREGA since May 12
COVID-19: Experts look at mushrooms for employment, immunity concerns
The Directorate of Mushroom Research in Himachal Pradesh’s Solan announced release of four new high-yielding strains of mushrooms recently
Emergence of South
2013 human development report applauds efforts of developing nations. Is India on track?
COVID-19: Reverse migration sparks concern for Punjab’s paddy season
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh asked the Union government to allow labourers and cardholders under MGNREGA scheme to work in farm operations
Global Hunger Index: Why is India trailing?
India ranked 94 in global hunger index 2020 among 107 countries
Centre’s decision on schemes reflects its conservative approach to economic revival
It will also impact the vulnerable who are already bearing the brunt of COVID-19 and the countrywide lockdown, they said
Khadi Industries gets flak for wanting to promote ivory production
Wildlife Crime Control Bureau says proposal to include ivory production and trade under prime minister's employment scheme violates wildlife law
Private funding has given a new meaning to scientific research today. With rising corporate research budgets, academic institutions are leaning …