Modi back to ‘vikaas’ hardline
Prime Minister seems to have gone back on promises to farmers
Suicide one of leading causes of death among youth in developing countries
WHO calls for coordinated action to reduce such deaths worldwide
What monsoon holds for India in 2015
From forecasts over El Niño to fears of economic loss, many predictions in the last week have raised eyebrows
Defiant Japan to hold annual whale hunt
Ignores threat from conservation activists who have vowed to disrupt the programme
The impregnable fortress of Telangana government
Are the chief minister and his government turning a deaf ear to the people of the state?
Why we need to study day-to-day weather
While the link between summer monsoon and agriculture has been thoroughly researched, there is absence of deliberation over the impact of rains …
Modi sedates the farmer
The BJP is repackaging old schemes and offering cosmetic changes to the agrarian policy
Limited access to pesticides reduced suicides in Tamil Nadu villages: WHO report
In rural India, poisoning accounts for four in 10 suicides due to swallowing of pesticides
Farmers demand better crop prices, loan waiver and relief
A memorandum has been addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi containing a list of farmers' demands
Zoonotic diseases: interview with Sarman Singh of AIIMS
A zoonotic disease is a disease that can be spread from animals to humans. Scientists estimate that more than six out of every 10 infectious …
50 debt-ridden weavers in Varanasi committed suicide since Modi became PM
Conditions of weavers community got worse during Modi regime, reveal experts’ findings
बीमारियां हैं खुदकुशी का बड़ा कारण!
15 वर्षों के दौरान देश में 3.85 लाख लोग विभिन्न बीमािरयों के चलते खुदकुशी कर चुके हैं
Farmers don’t commit suicide, they make sacrifice
In India, 34 farmers commit suicide every day; but the question is what drives them to do it?
Ensure no coercive action taken against defaulting farmers: Supreme Court to Tamil Nadu
Petitioners argued that rise in suicide cases was due to punitive action taken by bank officias against drought-hit farmers who are not able to …
Farmer suicides increase for every 1°C rise in temperature during growing season: study
Temperature and precipitation deviations during the growing season have a distinct impact on suicide rates in the country
Odisha’s deadly farmlands: Another farmer commits suicides due to crop loss
Between 2001 and 2010, over 2,600 farmers committed suicide in Odisha and this year, drought has already broken their economic backbone
दी ग्रेट इंडियन लाफ्टर चैलेन्ज
कोई हंस नहीं रहा था। जज खामोश थे। एंकर भी चुप बैठा था। प्रतियोगी, दर्शक, प्रोड्यूसर और तो और पूरा देश खामोश था
Farmers propose Bills on loan waiver, fair prices in their own 'parliament'
More than 180 farmer organisations from across the country proposed Bills related to debt waiver and fair crop prices in a mock parliament
Jean Dreze argues that we should not leave the making of an equitable society to experts alone
Why India continues to use lethal pesticides
Death of cotton farmers due to pesticide poisoning in the Vidarbha region raises vital questions about the government's attitude towards …
`It is easy to die'
Is the Modi government serious about climate change?
Unlikely since nobody knows where and how it has spent environmental cessess, such as the coal cess, meant to mitigate climate change
Here's why 40% of India's farmers want to quit
A vicious cycle of debt and loan waivers is worsening the plight of the marginal and tenant farmer
Increase in temperature will cause more suicides in US, Mexico: study
Climate change could be linked to a total of 14,020 excess suicides in the US and 7,460 excess suicides in Mexico by 2050, says a new study