For the fourth year running, the desert State faces severe drought conditions. A report from some of the predominantly tribal areas, where the level of people's hardship is
Indian agriculture is facing a crisis. Globalisation and the structural adjestment programme and skewed policy approaches adopted by successive governments combine with other factors to hit the
Popocatepetl, considered the world's most dangerous volcano, erupts, but efficient early warning systems promise to limit the
Appropriately for its role as a regulatory body that has intrusive powers of jurisdiction over diverse economic activities, the World Trade Organisation(WTO) has become a natural focus for livelihood
The attempts to suppress a people's movement against a mining project in southern Orissa lead to the death of three tribal people in police
Even as controversy dogs the field trials of Bt-cotton, or Bollgard cotton - a variety genetically modified to make it resistant to bollworm pest - by the Pune-based firm Mahyco, based on a
Fourteen years and seven months after an experiment in Ukraine went unimaginably awry, spewing the radiation of dozens of Hiroshimas across Europe, workers at the Chernobyl nuclear complex gathered
A Frontline investigation comes up with new revelations on funding, business connections and conflicts of interest in the Johns Hopkins-linked drug trials at Kerala's Regional Cancer
Karnataka is in the grip of the worst drought in 15 years. A large number of agricultural workers and their families have been migrating to Maharashtra looking for means of
For the Jarawa tribal population of the Andaman islands, a court order brings hope of protection from the "civilised"
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
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Doha: inaction in the face of urgency
Coal mines to get automatic nod for first expansion