Punjab's marginalised communities struggle for their right to cultivate common lands
People from the scheduled caste have once protested against big landlords who have taken control of fertile common lands and they are all set to …
Road Accidents in India: No way for pedestrians, cyclists
On World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, let’s take a look at how road accidents decreased but more people died in them
Supreme Court upholds the constitutional validity of Aadhaar
Aadhaar will no longer be required to be given to banks, cellphone firms, schools or offices but would be required for filing I-T returns
Ujjwala scheme successful in terms of number, but is it the same in its intent?
Distributing LPG connection is a job half done as ensuring its sustained usage is a bigger challenge that the government is currently facing
First ever case of H7N4 afflicting a human being reported in China
The virus, identified by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, is of avian origin
Nuclear's unclear leap
Is India's failure to bag foreign reactors the real reason behind its announcement to set up 10 nuclear plants on its own?
Six farmers shot dead during protest in Madhya Pradesh
Farmers across Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra are demanding loan waiver and also higher prices for their produce like onion and pulses
Why the Budget should increase allocation towards health and family planning
Low spending by India in these two areas has caused growing inequality, insufficient access and poor quality of healthcare services
Migration for work is making matters worse for poor tribals
As people leave their villages, they also leave behind the support system of government programmes
Vaccine-derived polio virus found 50 times in India in six years
The vaccine-derived polio virus is a rare strain of polio virus that has genetically mutated from the strain contained in the oral polio vaccine
Gilead granted patent for hepatitis C drug Solvadi
The move is being seen as a possible impact of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed visit to the US next month
Indian kids under the grip of type-1 diabetes
World Diabetes Atlas 2015 highlighted that more than 70,000 children are affected by type-1 diabetes in India
Centre looks forward to fortified food to fight malnutrition
The Indian Council of Medical Research has come up with a micronutrient that will likely to be opted for by the government for its flagship programme
Maneka Gandhi pushes for packaged micronutrients to tackle malnourishment
Union Minister Maneka Gandhi was seen advocating for the system during a talk on nutrition
12 million people have no cooking arrangements in India, says study
According to the report, the situation has worsened over the years
DoT-led committee’s net Neutrality is not what people expect
The committee says the new legal framework must incorporate principles of Net neutrality
Right diagnosis, wrong pills
While the Centre has rightfully recognised medical devices as a separate category for policy making, its decision to allow 100 per cent foreign …
‘India’s renewable energy plan lacks vision’
The target of achieving 175 GW green power capacity by 2022 is ambitious; but what’s the logic behind choosing those numbers?
Drugs advisory board says no to direct blood transfusion
It says controlling infections more important than allowing unbanked direct blood transfusion
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Union Budget 2020-21: Duty on solar panel, EV imports; relief to green energy cos
Tax benefits aimed at incentivising domestic manufacturing
Madhya Pradesh’s egg-centric problem: Choose between nutrition and hegemony
The Kamal Nath government’s decision to provide eggs at Anganwadis gets the goat of Jain group in state with rampant malnourishment
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