Narendra Modi seems to have set aside Hindutva to appease big business while the human development indices of Gujarat keep falling.

WHEN Anna Hazare praised Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his achievements in rural development in Gujarat, it resulted in a slew of messages to the veteran Gandhian from outraged non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and activists.

Rohit Prajapati and Trupti Sh

Haryana records the lowest adult sex ratio in the country, and its Jhajjar district has the worst adult and child sex ratios.
THE results of the provisional Census revealed that Haryana as a whole registered the lowest adult sex ratio in the country and also had the lowest child sex ratio (CSR).

Registrar General of India and Census Commissioner of India Dr C. Chandramauli releasing the provisional results of Census 2011

PUBLIC interest lawyer Prashant Bhushan was nominated by Anna Hazare as one of the five civil society members to the 10-member committee constituted by the Central government to draft the new Lokpa

At Jantar Mantar on April 8, Anna Hazare addressing people gathered in support of his movement.

Japan: The nuclear emergency at the Fukushima Daiichi plant has worsened, with no definitive plan to control the situation.
JAPAN's famed spirit of scientific innovation and improvisation is being tested beyond known standards by the radiation crisis spawned by the March 11 temblor and tsunami.

The threat of a nuclear accident adds to Japan's misery after tsunami waves set off by a giant earthquake take their toll.
A TRULY three-dimensional natural disaster, partly traceable to man's imperfect mastery over the atomic world, struck high-tech Japan on March 11, tragically exposing the limitations of human civilisation itself.

The three dimensions were those of a horrific offshore earth

THE massive earthquake of March 11 that wreaked widespread devastation over a 500-kilometre-long stretch of the eastern, or Pacific, coastline of Japan is the largest-ever recorded in Japanese history. The magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred at 05-46 UTC/GMT (2-46 p.m.

The nuclear crisis in Japan presents an opportunity for India to hone its nuclear technologies further and make them as failsafe as possible.

THE ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan arising from the failures of the safety systems, in particular core cooling systems, of the nuclear power plants (NPPs) struck by the ferocious tsunami on March 11 has naturally led to all-round concern about the safety

A confident NPCIL wants to build 36 imported reactors as India plans to generate 63,000 MWe by 2032.

WE have no choice but to pursue our nuclear power programme,