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How government neglect caused the Himalayan tsunami

Himanshu Thakkar and Parineeta Dandekar reveal how government actions and neglect created such massive disaster from a natural phenomenon in Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is facing a truly humungous,......

PM's talk on restoring Ganga promises nothing: Expert

Expressing displeasure at the prime minister's speech on the issue of the Ganga river basin, Himanshu Thakkar says that such sermons from the Centre have come and gone hundreds of times without......

Kashmir's sorrow

'For lakhs of people in the flood-afflicted state, battling against the elements is taking a huge toll. This is the time of the year that apples ripen, rice starts being harvested and preparations......

Dead bodies pile up, epidemic fears rise, but govt not leery

The fear of epidemic outbreak will grow severe in around a month and once the rainy season gets over, reports Sushmi Dey Decaying bodies and debris flowing in streams and rivers from Uttarakhand......

Forecasters played poker while Uttarakhand drowned

The devastation in Uttarakhand is a classic example of the callous manner in which the Central Water Commission, the nodal agency tasked with flood forecast in the country, operates, says Himanshu......

Colour me green' is India Inc's mantra this environment day

Starting from plating up green food to offering discounts on environment-friendly rooms to launching a new eco-sensitive infrastructure plant, corporate India is going the whole hog to show its......

Does the Budget have a human face?

When the Union Finance Minister Pranab babu rose to present his budget for 2011-12, he was basically presenting hisab kitab of how he was going to spend Rs 12,57,729 crore (Rs 12.57 trillion)......

Agri growth figure: Wishful thinking or gimmickry?

Foodgrain production in current is fiscal is likely to fall by at least 10%, if not more. It may be better to be realistic in our estimates than give unrealistic positive spin to these figures,......

Sanave Thomas shocked

Unseeded S D S Krishna of Andhra Pradesh caused the first major upset when he ousted third seed Sanave Thomas of Kerala 15-12, 15-8 in 30 minutes on way to the second round of men's singles in Rs......

Pakistani players disciplined

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jaggerdonated Rs 25 lakh (approximately US $52,600) to the Cricket Club of India'scricket academy on Tuesday after he was conferred honorary life membership of the club......
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Days and nights on the Ganga

when Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's pinstripe monogrammed suit went on auction in Surat to raise additional funds for the Union government's... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/0bAXPYBqaOVDRcG3uueNWN/Days-and-nights-on-the-Ganga.html
Meaning of AAP's victory

It has been described as the halting of the saffron juggernaut, the Bharatiya Janata Party's worst political drubbing in recent years, a potential... ...

http://echoofindia.com/reflex-action/meaning-aap-s-victory-79035
Tragedy takes backseat, power plants in focus

The Uttarakhand tragedy in June 2013 that shook the nation and claimed over 5,000 lives and caused massive destruction in the state has taken a... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-uttarakhand-tragedy-takes-backseat-power-plants-in-focus-2061618
Can Madhya Pradesh meet the Chambal challenge?

The Shivraj Singh Chouhan government wants to turn the ravines of Chambal into agricultural fields. The author analyses the ambitious proposal... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/can-madhya-pradesh-meet-the-chambal-challenge-115020700951_1.html
Achieving a green agenda for Delhi

Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint As Delhi goes to polls, the good news is that most political parties have decided to give some space to green issues... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/H4JHv30FO0pRA1kMYSK1NM/Achieving-a-green-agenda-for-Delhi.html

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