The National Green Tribunal has showed that how environment ministry turns a blind eye towards ecological protection in name of development. Its order in the Posco case is laudable as it shows that how the environment ministry overlooked recommendations of its own committee to give clearance to Posco in 2011. Read more

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

What has been amazing about the poverty line estimates is the politics around it and the pace with which the governments have shown reduction in poverty. Read more

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 4 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

India’s rising number of missing children can now hope for some respite. The Supreme Court this week issued notices to the government on a petition filed by NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan on the callousness of the police in tracking missing children. Read more

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (15 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Mining in India is a scam bigger than 2G or Commonwealth Games but has failed to catch people’s attention because of difficulty in linking it with big political names, its eventual beneficiaries. Read more

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (17 votes, average: 4.47 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Voice of poor Indians is seldom heard in Raisina Hills, the power center of Indian government. Only when civil society leaders such as Aruna Roy or Anna Hazare hit the streets the political class in the corridors of power wake-up from the slumber. Read more

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (8 votes, average: 3.75 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...