How harmful is PoP to the environment?
Artisan groups say PoP is made from naturally occurring substance and does not the affect the environment; activists say its impact is long-term
Rains in Uttarakhand extreme weather event: scientists
Unpredictability associated with monsoons will only increase as global temperatures rise
Are humans increasingly responsible for extreme weather events?
Weather extremes are often so overwhelming that it is hard for us to imagine that we may actually be increasingly responsible for at least some …
Maharashtra elections: Welfare dominates tribal mandate
Vote likely to be split between the Congress, NCP and BJP
Real estate boom, quarries to blame for Pune disaster?
Ambegaon taluk where disaster-struck Malin village was located had become a realty hot spot and had mines; it is located in the ecologically …
Pune gets grant to clear the air innovatively
The town farmers built
Lavasa above law
Lavasa continues to bypass norms. But the environment ministry may give clearance to the the maiden planned hill city in India, Sakshi C Dasgupta …
Suzlon, Lavasa raised loans from the company named in bribery scam
Scam led to arrest of several top officials of public sector banks
Caffeine hits energy drinks
Lavasa’s journey downhill
Rules were bent to concentrate development in the valley, lakefront
Kicking up a stink
Waste pickers in Pune force corporates and the municipality to address safe disposal of sanitary napkins
Suspected Ebola case in Manipur; Northeast mounts strict vigil
Manipur, Assam and Tripura have increased screening of foreign visitors, including football players
Who is monitoring Lavasa?
Lavasa Corporation is rushing to complete its township in Western Ghats. No one knows if the promoter is complying with conditions on which it …
On foot and pedal
The teeming millions on foot and pedal are powering mobility in Indian cities. Their numbers exceed those who use cars. Yet they are victims of …
Lavasa: Dream for one, nightmare for many
Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava finds how people affected by Lavasa are coping with the destruction it has caused
This is what Lavasa looks like
By its looks, the place could be mistaken for Portofino, a fishing village-cum-resort in Italy—multi-coloured buildings crowd a waterfront …