The UPA-II government’s flagship programme, the Food Security Bill, which comes with a neat price tag of Rs 1.23 lakh crore, holds the promise of eradicating hunger.
Women and impoverished, illiterate tribals fall prey to Madhya Pradesh’s overweening family planning zeal
Ever since Anna Hazare’s call for a strong Lokpal bill reached fever-pitch in autumn, and the government bought time with ostensibly conciliatory moves, everyone had been waiting for ‘the due proce
As many as 46 per cent of the malnourished children of the world—of whom at least 75,000 die every month—are in India.
Besides Lokpal Bill, politicians have sparred with civil society on four key pieces of legislation
The Planning Commission’s definition of poverty is inexplicableIn the urban sprawl that is Delhi, as in any other metro in the country, earning no more than Rs 25 per day with a family to support w
A proactive minister puts Paryavaran Bhavan in focus. The development dauphins are aflutter.When did you last hear of an Indian cabinet minister being compared to Muhammad Ali? Well, that
When did you last hear of an Indian cabinet minister being compared to Muhammad Ali? Well, that
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio