People living near the Tehri dam on the Bhagirathi river in Uttarakhand are in trouble. Villages on the slopes overlooking the reservoir are threatened by increasing landslides and those living

NAINITAL town's Naini lake is shrinking and its water becoming increasingly murky. The quality of water in the lake, which is the sole source of drinking water for the people of the town, has

paper mills and distilleries in Uttaranchal are flouting pollution-control norms even though the State Pollution Control Board (spcb) claims that all is well. A study conducted by spcb in 2006,

The relatively younger states in India are making a big push for industrialisation. In the process, they are eating into fertile agricultural land, circumventing environmental concerns and dispossessing people. bidisha kumar t

function table() { var popurl="image/20061115/13-table.jpg","","width=550,height=200,scrollbars=yes") } villagers and townsfolk of Lalkuan,

Almora sees springs vanish, river die

the Punjab state farmers commission has recently asked the state government to make delayed-sowing of rice mandatory. The move comes at a time when agriculture in Punjab is facing its worst spell