Ways to ensure remunerative prices to farmers
Several states have different levels of capabilities. Some states like Haryana and Punjab are historically in a better position to procure, while …
How consumers were won
Delhi’s poor air days start, will only deteriorate
Dip in temperature, calm surface winds and steady increase in farm fires in Punjab and Haryana reason for poor air quality
Haryana hurdle: Paddy procurement season on, but farmers have no buyers
Crop moisture to logistics, government officials rejecting paddy, claimed farmers
What goes down must come up
It is a crime. Numerous factories deliberately inject untreated effluents directly into the ground, contaminating underground aquifers. Down …
Pentavalent vaccine approved in five more states. Health ministry brushes aside safety concerns
Four children in Kerala reportedly died immediately after the vaccine was administered
Beware, dangerous pollutants are spooking your air
Pollution levels in major north Indian cities are either 'very poor' or 'severe'
Khap panchayat bans paddy
Rice cultivation has led to waterlogging and soil salinity in Haryana’s Jhajjar district
Why authorize it?
How did it go wrong?
The corrupt and inefficient among pollution control authorities have surrendered India's groundwater to unscrupulous industrial units
Disasters in the making?
Groundwater contamination in India is verging on disastrous proportions, especially with regard to mercury
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 14, 2020)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
The right blend
Ethanol, a safer alternative to MTBE, will now be mixed with petrol to curb emissions. Lopamudra Banerjee analyses the impact of this environment-…
Back to basics: COVID-19 labour crunch brings direct seeding of paddy in focus
States have been trying to promote DSR for some time; it is gaining traction now — Since June, when kharif sowing started, 0.7 million ha …
States take the fizz out of cola
It is a crime. Numerous factories deliberately inject untreated effluents directly into the ground, contaminating underground aquifers. Down To …
If no action is taken soon, a major ecological disaster is waiting to strike Panipat
Enough is enough
For over a week after Diwali, Delhi breathed poison. Air pollution peaked to unprecedented levels. Public anger forced emergency measures. But …