ALTHOUGH the mighty Godavari river passes through the Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh, it remains parched much of the year.

WITH the formal inauguration of the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on the outskirts of Hyderabad on March 14 by United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi, India will have its first gree

The book is an account of the author's pioneering work in the conservation of India's architectural and environmental heritage.

The applicants are mother and son, having two acres of land. They availed a loan of Rs.30,000 on November 7, 2002. They were regularly making payments.

FOR some years now, the Budget speeches of the Finance Minister have been impressive exercises in the art of rhetoric, that is, of verbal persuasion without reference to reality.

WHILE announcing the Rs.60,000-crore debt relief for farmers, it was clear that Finance Minister P.

In Vidarbha, many farmers will not benefit from the waiver because they possess over two hectares of land. Above, Durpata Bhalerao Ataram, whose husband committed suicide in 2007.

The judgment one reaches on what the current year's Budget will do for farmers will vary depending on whether its provisions are seen as a sui generis exercise or are viewed within a longer term per

ON a first reading, it may appear that the Union government's Budget for 2008-09 is very different from the neoliberal Budgets of the last decade and a half or more.

The agricultural loan waiver valued at Rs.60,000 crore announced in Budget 2008-09 has dominated discussions on the Budget.