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The crime no one wants to talk about

'Poverty-stricken and drought-affected families in Bundelkhand and Marathawada are selling their children for as little as a few hundred rupees.'Rashme Sehgal reports on the shocking rise in human......

North-east is gateway to south-east Asia: PM Modi

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting, in Shillong. Photograph: PIB Describing north-east as the "gateway" to south-east Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday......

Jairam Ramesh: 2014 land Act will take us back to 1894!

'In the UPA you had one pradhan mantri and many mantris. In the NDA you have one pradhan mantri and many santris!' 'Give time to the 2013 Act to work. I not only think that the 2013 law is......

Explained: Changes that NDA wants to bring to land law

Joyita Ghose on the land acquisition laws in the country and the changes that the NDA government’s controversial bill in Parliament makes to the land acquisition act, 2013 brought in by the......

'What we did for the environment has been undone by the new govt'

Image: Jairam Ramesh with his new book, Green Signals. 'This is not a Sanjay Baru or Natwar Singh type of book. It's not a memoir. It's not a book to reveal conversations, real or imaginary. This......

India's big development plans could force more from homes, fuel tension: research

India's development plans, requiring 11 million hectares of land over the next 15 years, is likely to stoke tensions India's ambitious plans to develop infrastructure, mining and renewable energy......

Flaws in Modi's rural development plans

Official panel points to bid deficiencies in rural job guarantee, pensions, housing and other programmes. Wage payment delays are a distressing feature of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural......

How India Inc can change the lives of others

A new book may help companies in getting corporate social responsibility right, notes Ajit Balakrishnan. Corporate India is girding its loins to get involved more directly into the lives of......

How impressive is the 2015 Land Acquisition Bill?

One cannot help ask why successive governments would try to push ahead with projects proffering disproportionate benefits to owners of land & labour and taxing away owners of small land parcels,......

An anti-poverty guide for Modi

A programme that endeavours to graduate the poorest people could have seminal implications for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, says Prachi Salve, IndiaSpend.com. A chicken, goat or......

Vikram is the youth envoy of UN Habitat

Catch the action in the Tamil film industry right here! Tamil actor Vikram has been selected as the Youth Envoy for the UN Habitat (United Nations Human Settlement Programme). Out of the four......
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international scientists appeal to Trump on his first 100 days

US President Donald Trump has called global warming a “ hoax ” perpetrated by the Chinese and appointed a foe of environmental... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/yes-climate-change-matters-international-scientists-appeal-to-trump-on-his-first-100-days-59342.html
UP Government considering to scrap schemes of previous regime

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath-led government is considering to scrap Samajwadi Smartphone Yojana, Janeshwar Mishra Gram Yojana, and... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/up-government-considering-to-scrap-schemes-of-previous-regime-58148.html
In China and Pakistan's coal romance, where's the love for the climate?

If you were travelling via motorway from Islamabad to Lahore during November or December 2016, you might have felt like your head was in the... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/in-china-and-pakistans-coal-romance-wheres-the-love-for-the-climate-news-international-rd4mKcgbjjija.html
It's time to think green...

I start with a question. Has the word 'forest' become more prevalent in our everyday vocabulary, no matter which walk of life we come from? I mean,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/602325/its-time-think-green.html
Rural water supply gets Rs 2,200-cr boost

The budget has allocated Rs 2,200 crore for rural water supply schemes. This apart, Rs 1,585 crore has been earmarked to make Karnataka 'open... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/601583/rural-water-supply-gets-rs.html

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