For environmental rights defenders, 2016 was the deadliest year on record
India emerged the fourth deadliest country in the world for land and environmental rights activists
J Jayalalithaa: Tamil Nadu's beloved Amma
The “Iron Lady of Tamil Nadu” has managed to leave a state that is among India’s top five in social and economic indicators
No toilet, no food; is this how India will become ODF?
Kiran Bedi's order, suspending free rice distribution scheme for Puducherry's poorest families from end of May unless they produce a certificate …
Odisha hospital fire reveals critical safety gaps, low level of preparedness
Even if the fire broke out due to short circuit as has been claimed, why it couldn’t be doused at an initial stage?
889% rise in cases of crime against children since 2001; can ‘smart cities’ curb them?
Making roads and public transport safe for children and women to navigate is a demand long overdue
Can digital villages inspire transition to cashless economy?
The success of e-infrastructure in a village depends on the physical infrastructure and other socio-economic indicators
How these five states in India are making it difficult to meet global SDG commitments
NITI Aayog CEO got it right, almost. Just five states are increasing the global challenge of meeting sustainable development goals
Uttar Pradesh: drought of solutions to a flood of challenges
Poor health infrastructure, energy poverty and agrarian crisis are jostling each other to garner attention of new government
Uttarakhand: as problems pile up, youths see wisdom in migration
The ecologically-sensitive state is crying for government interventions on several fronts
Warned, yet unprepared
States prone to floods have failed to implement management schemes, finds a performance audit of CAG