Dying for a river
In Raigarh district of Madhya Pradesh, tribals are fighting to save their only source of water from an industrial house. A woman has already died …
No longer barren
Development is not a road
Rooster calls no more
The tasty meat of a breed of poultry unique to Jhabua is turning out to be the its greatest enemy in the fight for survival
Bitter harvest: farmers kill selves
Freak weather destroys crops across India
A tinge of green
Issues relating to the environment, though not on top of the agenda, did make their presence felt in the just-concluded assembly elections.
‘You may like to make sure that PIL does not succeed’
State wildlife warden sends friendly warning to tourism industry
A natural secret
Policymakers don't need to go too far to eradicate poverty. The solution is as close as is a village well to a villager
Mandla Brimful of thirst
Average rainfall: 1,300 mm Irrigation: 2% of gross cropped area
Sarguja Losing battle
First district for tribal development Rampant deforestation Malnutrition and starvation deaths
Dungarpur A 'common' death
Once rich in forest and grazing land Now known as 20th century desert 68% population 'marginal and unemployed'
Phulbani Access to poverty
Sal forest worth: Rs 30,000 crore 85% population dependent on forest 65% people below poverty line
Is India ready?
Effective social schemes need more than cash transfer