Is PM Modi really a ‘Champion of the Earth’?
Even as the United Nations has selected India's PM for this year's award to honour his role in protecting the environment, his regime's …
#FitnessChallenge: A life cycle of challenges I throw at PM Modi
Being conceived is like being punished to a slow death owing to environmental pollution that needs a reality check
Unsung heroes of Varanasi
In spite of over 3.2 million domestic and foreign tourists visiting Varanasi annually, the local boatmen lead a life of deprivation, …
India needs to set a new conservation agenda for mahseer
Historical misidentification, release into wrong areas as well as dam construction, all are imperilling this most iconic of Asia’s …
“असंवेदनशील शासन से नहीं निकलेगा समस्या का समाधान”
पीवी राजगोपाल उर्फ राजाजी आज देशभर के किसानों की एक सशक्त आवाज बन गए हैं
IISF 2019: Science should be inventive and innovative, says PM Modi
The four-day event began in Kolkata on November 5
Poor no longer moving to higher income bracket: Pronab Sen
Pronab Sen, former chief statistician of India and current programme director of the International Growth Centre’s India Programme, speaks …
Many more may fall into poverty trap and several may not escape it
Here’s how poverty, political myopia and ecological degradation are inter-related
Cabinet approves PM-KISAN, Aadhaar Ordinance, other bills and schemes
In addition, the Cabinet has also approved the National Mineral Policy 2019 and the Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN Yojana
Interim Budget 2019: 'Gokul Mission funds have not been suitably utilised at all'
The scheme is just 'lip service' for the Modi government says official even as Piyush Goyal allocates Rs 750 crore to it
Connect with people, PM tells scientists
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the scientific community at the inauguration of the 106th session of the India Science Congress
'Thinking Glocal to solve India's paddy-straw burning crisis'
Since we live in an increasingly globalised world, we must make an attempt to seek global solutions to our local problem of paddy straw burning
Opposition unites on agrarian crisis, Centre yet to reply to farmers' demands
Farmer organisations have urged the Centre to pass two pass bills to free farmers from indebtedness and guarantee price for their produce
World Toilet Day: Why future of Swachh Bharat Mission remains unsure
The success of Swachh Bharat Mission depends not on toilet construction but whether India can sustain efforts to remain open defecation free …
Is Swachh Bharat Mission ensuring waste segregation systems?
Segregation is still not being followed in its true spirit across India due to the lack of adequate end-to-end infrastructure for waste …
Energy in news on April 17
Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments around energy
National Air Quality Index: A solution with too many problems
Due to lack of monitoring and maintenance, most of the authorized centres have failed to record real-time data on air pollution
Modi's speech was about concerns of developing countries: Chandra Bhushan
Chandra Bhushan, Deputy Director General of Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi analyses Narendra Modi's speech at the COP 21 Paris
COVID-19 underlines medicine interdependency, which is not good: Experts
Countries must come out of global value chain and become self-dependent, they said
जनसंख्या नियंत्रण कानून: क्या सच में जरूरी है?
केंद्र सरकार देश में जनसंख्या नियंत्रण कानून लागू करनी चाहती है। डाउन टू अर्थ ने इस मुद्दे का व्यापक विश्लेषण किया। प्रस्तुत है पहली ...
Beware of a deal with Trump
As the US president comes visiting to India there is worry about the demands he will make on intellectual property
भारत में बाघों की संख्या 2967 हुई, मध्यप्रदेश में सबसे अधिक
सोमवार को प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने देश भर में बाघों की गणना की रिपोर्ट जारी की। इसके मुताबिक, 2014 के मुकाबले 2018 में 30 ...
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चार साल पहले प्रधानमंत्री ने मृदा स्वास्थ्य कार्ड योजना शुरू की थी, लेकिन अब तक किसान इस पर भरोसा नहीं कर पा रहे हैं
India's industrial production shrinks 1.1% in August
Quick estimates show declines in manufacturing, electricity andnegligible growth in mining
No ban on single-use plastics, to be phased out by 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterates a commitment that India made last year