With IT villages
Elsewhere the bubble may have burst, but in rural India infotech is alive and kicking
Question on employment guarantee scheme's success
Supreme Court upholds pollution levy on trucks entering Delhi
The apex court will give an order on Monday based on directions prepared by amicus curiae
How consumers were won
After broken dam wrecked this Punjab village twice, farmers decided to take matters into own hands
Overflowing Ghaggar river broke banks in July, destroyed Kharif paddy; villagers blame state government for disrepair
Stubble burning, dust from West put an end to north India’s clean air
The region had experienced clean skies during the COVID-19 lockdown, but now, particulate matters have again increased
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 …
Haryana hurdle: Paddy procurement season on, but farmers have no buyers
Crop moisture to logistics, government officials rejecting paddy, claimed farmers
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
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
As told to Parliament (March 13, 2023): 19% PM2.5 emissions in Indo-Gangetic Plains come from households
Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Chandigarh and Delhi emit 437 gigagrams PM2.5 per year through household cooking
Beware, dangerous pollutants are spooking your air
Pollution levels in major north Indian cities are either 'very poor' or 'severe'
Why authorize it?
Khap panchayat bans paddy
Rice cultivation has led to waterlogging and soil salinity in Haryana’s Jhajjar district
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
WHO alert on ‘sub-standard’ cough syrups made by Noida firm
Alert aginst Ambronol and DOK-1 Max syrups after deaths of children in Uzbekistan