SC rebukes Haryana govt for throwing open Aravallis for realtors, miners
The apex court asked the state to not amend the Punjab Land Preservation Act that “favours builders”
Haryana's move to expose Aravallis to 'development' may turn Delhi into a desert
Already vulnerable gaps in the hills may no longer be able to protect north India from the Thar
यमुना में प्रदूषण के लिए हरियाणा जिम्मेदार, हाई कोर्ट जाएंगे: दिल्ली सरकार
केजरीवाल सरकार का कहना है कि हरियाणा में औद्योगिक अपशिष्टों व प्रदूषकों के उच्च स्तर की वजह से दिल्ली में यमुना के पानी की गुणवत्ता ...
India’s Cow Crisis Part 4: The stigma of Mewat
How this backward district in Haryana has borne the brunt of stringent cow-related laws
Saraswati: River, myth or mirage
While experts say there was a river system in place where the Haryana government is trying to revive the water body, there are doubts whether it …
Crop burning in 2018 lesser than previous year, claims govt
The authorities have come out with figures and attribute the decrease to schemes it started for proper management of paddy stubble
Haryana has gone deaf
As the Maratha community in Maharashtra finally gets 16 per cent reservation in government jobs and education, Down To Earth profiles other …
Young entrepreneurs help India curb air and plastic pollution
IIT graduates come up a with a solution to India's crop residue burning problem
The Invisible Killer: a hidden danger in the air
Autumn in India is smog season, the worst time of year for some of the world's most polluted cities. The air pollution that we breathe every day …
Uncertainty over air pollution in Delhi over the weekend
Satellite images from November 9 show intense stubble burning in Punjab; with the wind direction likely to change, it could be a choking weekend …
Why farmers in Punjab and Haryana continue to burn rice stubble?
Every year during October and November, farmers in Punjab and Haryana are blamed for polluting the Delhi air by burning stubble
That time of the year
Although health impacts are shouted about, there is still only “little” more appetite for action
Toxic air engulfs Delhi-NCR, worse yet to come
Western disturbance may reach North India on November 1 with dust from Pakistan and the Thar Desert and if wind speeds remain low, the dust will …
What does Modicare mean for India's poor and sick?
In the absence of a proper public health infrastructure, what does Ayushman Bharat mean for millions of poor & sick? Kundan Pandey travels to …
Incessant rainfall continues to batter north India
While Himachal Pradesh and Punjab are the worst hit, Haryana and J&K too get much more than their normal September rainfall
Why certain parts of India shone during the recently-concluded Asian Games
Reasons as varied as a strong farming culture. patriarchal tradition and geography influence why sportspersons from Haryana, Punjab and India's …
Is Delhi's smog its own?
A recent study says that during winters, 64% fine-particulate pollution in Delhi comes from outside the city
Ruhi Kandhari visits Jhajjar-the district with lowest number of girl children in India-to know the reason behind the decline
Can gasification be the solution to crop burning?
Biomass gasification can not only prevent air pollution from burning crop residues, but also increase farmers’ income and manage municipal …
फिर बजी खतरे की घंटी
पोल्ट्री फार्मों में एंटीबायोटिक का इस्तेमाल न केवल मुर्गियों को बीमारियों से बचाने बल्कि वजन बढ़ाने के लिए भी किया जाता है। इससे एंटीबायोटिक ...
Off to another bad start
A failed monsoon this year could mean sixth consecutive crop failure in most parts of the country. The government must immediately prepare a long-…
EPCA draws roadmap for brick kilns in Delhi-NCR
Environmental body takes a number of decisions at workshop to discuss region’s brick kiln sector, which is a major cause of pollution
Santosh Devi, a former sarpanch, says attaining total sanitation for her village was easier than ensuring clean and sweet water