Separate ministry for AYUSH to revive traditional medicine
Before this, AYUSH was a department under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Jan Dhan Yojana: Can 10 million bank accounts be opened in one day?
Calculations show each of the 60,000 camps being organised today by bank branches across rural India would have to process as many as 167 …
Are we moving towards a renewable energy economy?
Developers, bankers and equipment manufacturers commit themselves to developing 270 GW renewable energy capacity by 2022 at a recent renewable …
Science and the Indian politician
If India conducted its first nuclear test many centuries ago, why did we wait till 1974 AD to conduct our second test in Pokhran? Where did all …
India and France invite countries to join International Solar Alliance
The initiative by the developing world that claims to address solar energy needs will be introduced at COP21
Modi sedates the farmer
The BJP is repackaging old schemes and offering cosmetic changes to the agrarian policy
Modi, Obama seal nuclear agreement deal
Breakthrough deal made within framework of India’s liability law; US waives off condition to track nuclear material provided by it to India
Pakistan braces for more floods
Standing crop over thousands of hectares in the country has been destroyed by the floods that have wreaked havoc in India as well
What women can expect
Will Modi take care that women do not become victims of economic progress?
Those magnificent men and their machines
So-called scientific achievements of ancient Indians are no laughing matter when they are championed by the Prime Minister of India
Religion v science: desperate claims
Rationalist analyses recent statements by Prime Minister Modi and the Pope
A radical new order for living well
India is not in synch with G77's new declaration for development that is in harmony with nature and inclusive for all its peoples
दिल्ली और यूपी समेत 23 राज्य लगा रहे हैं मोदी के स्वच्छता अभियान पर बट्टा
देश की राजधानी दिल्ली अकेले 689.52 टन प्लास्टिक कचरा पैदा करती है लेकिन अन्य 24 राज्यों की तरह उसके पास भी प्लास्टिक कचरे के ...
मोदी सरकार के लिए बड़ी चुनौती है देश में बढ़ रही बीमारियां
स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं को व्यापार बनने से बचाना होगा और स्वच्छ पर्यावरण के जरिए बढ़ती बीमारियों पर अंकुश लगाना होगा।
Forget Union budget, track state budgets now
Tax hiked on tobacco products for human and fiscal health
Economic cost of diseases caused by tobacco is 12 per cent more than the money spent by Centre and state together on healthcare in India, says a study
Conflict of interest: when Narendra Modi’s remark triggered the debate
A private Bill titled ‘The Prevention and Management of Conflict of Interest Bill, 2015’ is to be tabled in Parliament today. Will it …
Economic Survey low on health; public health infrastructure may take a backseat
The Survey reiterates the government’s commitment to Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Spotlight on HFCs on day-one of Montreal Protocol meet
India’s softened stance renews hopes for discussions that could result in an equitable regime to phase down the super greenhouse gases
Modi and irrational exuberance
India's youth is pinning its hopes of jobs on the development promise of Modi. Can he deliver?
Promises alone cannot improve people’s health; government should know that
Now, government has promised ‘world’s largest health scheme’ whose implementation is not possible, at least in 2018.
Demonetisation: public health system ill-equipped and unreliable
The government’s assurance of treatment in government hospitals is hollow as the system is inadequate
NDA v UPA? What about a democratic and progressive alliance for environment?
The NDA government has not dismantled the environmental governance structure. But it has also not taken measures to strengthen governance
Farmers gather in Delhi to demand compensation for crop loss
Instead of giving aid to farmers, government is trying to snatch their land through land bill, say farmers
‘Allocation for health services should be double of what it is’
Innovation in medicine and vaccine research a must now