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What nuclear weapons have done to us?

Pokhran-II  happened on May 1998, Firdaus Ahmed writes if nuclear weapons have made us more secure in these last twenty years.   [ continue reading...]



Concrete riverfronts or ecological rejuvenation

A two-day Dialogue on urban rivers held in Pune recently focused on the plight of urban rivers. Shripad Dharmadhikary reports and presents his views.   [ continue reading...]



Waiting for compliance patiently

Himanshu Upadhyaya examines a CAG audit report to point out the blatant non-compliance of environmental laws largely by the Forest officials.   [ continue reading...]



Violating laws, making losses, damaging environment

Teesta Urja’s penchant for getting into trouble and illegalities continues unabated. Soumik Dutta reports.   [ continue reading...]



The stories of Paros

Shoma A. Chatterji brings focus to the issue of bride trafficking, a lesser known but widely prevalent practice in parts of India, through movie Paro.   [ continue reading...]



Setback for optimal river basin planning

Shripad Dharmadhikary explains why setting up a tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi Water Dispute will not help the people or the river.   [ continue reading...]



Freedom to choose death

The Supreme Court in a landmark judgment has allowed passive euthanasia, thereby giving succour to terminally ill patients and their relatives, but is India cul...   [ continue reading...]



Dissension in the top brass?

Firdaus Ahmed reflects on the possibility that there is a budding pushback from the army commanders to their Chief’s increasing proximity with the ruling...   [ continue reading...]



Questioning a sacred relationship

Shoma Chatterji reviews a beautiful short film Amma Meri that was screened recently in a film festival.   [ continue reading...]



What is a Smart City?

Last month the government announced the list of 9 new Smart Cities, taking the total of Smart Cities to 99.  Prachee Mishra of PRS legislative takes a look...   [ continue reading...]



Can the future be what we want it to be?

Darryl D’Monte reviews the book Alternative Futures: India Unshackled edited by Ashish Kothari and K. J. Joy.   [ continue reading...]



Sweet and sour nature of life

4 Tamarinds and Toffees is a delightful and nostalgic film on two women directed by a young and thoughtful director, writes Shoma Chatterji.   [ continue reading...]



Are India’s nuclear weapons in safe hands?

Firdaus Ahmed ponders if India’s nuclear weapons are in safer hands or not.   [ continue reading...]



Major problems of our time are all interconnected

Recently Darryl D’Monte interviewed the famous physicist Fritjof Capra at the annual meet of Greenaccord international environmental journalists in Italy....   [ continue reading...]



Urban poor lack a roof over their head

Looking into what’s happening in the State of Karnataka, Kathyayini Chamaraj discusses the housing needs and rights of the urban poor.   [ continue reading...]



Decoding the code on wages

This past August the Code on Wages was introduced in the Lok Sabha and subsequently referred to the Standing Committee on Labour for examination. Vinayak Krishn...   [ continue reading...]



A guardian of rivers

Himanshu Upadhayay pays a personal tribute to the inspiring and dedicated river activist Latha Anantha, who passed away on 16th of November.   [ continue reading...]



Forget politics, focus on smog science

It’s not the crop burning, stupid. It’s vehicles that create smog and the media should educate the public. Anup Kumar explains.   [ continue reading...]



Defeating the deadly diarrhea

Diarrhea is one of the leading causes of child mortality in our country. Reasonably priced vaccines backed by the government are now available to help stop this...   [ continue reading...]



Chugging along in the name of sustainability

Kanchi Kohli raises questions on the Voluntary National Review report which shows India’s efforts to achieve seven of the seventeen Sustainable Developmen...   [ continue reading...]

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