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Beware of Chinese honey!
Chinese companies have 'designed' the sugar syrup which is used to adulterate honey so that it can pass Indian laboratory tests, reveals Sunita Narain. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com ......
Centre introduces new law to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR
Faced with rising air pollution in Delhi-NCR, the Centre has introduced a new law through an ordinance that puts in place a powerful oversight body and provides for up to five years of jail term......
Dom's Take: COVID-19 cases rise and rise
India on Thursday recorded a single day record spike of 75,760 infections -- the most in the world -- taking the country's total coronavirus caseload to 3,310,234. India's COVID-19 tally crossed......
COVID-19 is raging across the country
'Governments have neither any idea of the source of the infection, nor a grip on the disease.''Headline management will not work, not in this case,' observes Sunita Narain. IMAGE: A healthcare......
Every breath we take is poison
'And for the developing lungs of our children, this should not be tolerated. Not at all,' says Sunita Narain. We can't breathe in Delhi. It is a public health emergency as pollutants in the......
Paying farmers for not burning stubble is wrong
To justify that farmers must burn if they are not paid cash incentive is doing injustice to them and to the lungs of the children of the country, notes Sunita Narain. IMAGE: A farmer burns the......
Why vegetarianism is not all that great an idea for India
Indian farmers practise an agro-silvo-pastoral system and that livestock is a crucial part of their economy. Taking away the meat would demonetise their assets. It would kill their income, says......
How best to tackle India's water crisis
The tragedy is not the inevitable drought or the inevitable flood. It is our inevitable lack of ability to push and get done what needs to be done, says Sunita Narain. By the time you read this,......
How NOT to celebrate Environment Day
Growing and harvesting trees for productive and economic uses are once again dead in the water, says Sunita Narain. On this World Environment Day, let’s understand how we are not going......
Why the fuss over BS-IV vehicles is quite meaningless
The fact is that BS-IV vehicles, particularly diesel trucks, are much less polluting than BS-III ones, says Sunita Narain. Why this huge fuss? I am talking about the automobile......
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