Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited faces an uncertain future following a legal challenge to its mining operations and plans in a biodiversity -rich region that has been notified as a national

The Indian leather industry suffers a severe jolt as international buyers threaten to stop importing its products on account of the cruel treatment of animals in

Hearing a petition filed by the People's Union for Civil Liberties on August 20, the Supreme Court wondered aloud about the utility of stocks piling up in the warehouses of the Food Corporation of

For over 50 per cent of the population of the Sunderbans, with its unique eco-system, in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, which is dependent solely on fishing for a livelihood, life is

The deleteriousness of TRIPS, in relation to health and social justice, cannot be wished away by Parliament since Right to life, a basic feature and constitutional guarantee, cannot be truncated or

The far-reaching economic, strategic and environmental implications of the issues relating to climate change make it imperative that India's policy-makers present their case effectively at the

The extent and force of persistent hunger, an invisible and silent scourge in the drought affected villages of Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, are evident at the village gruel centre-- a

The Central government issued a preliminary notification on May 10 announcing the withdrawal of the Universal Salt Iodisation (USI) programme, 16 years after it was started. The move has attracted

The Gujarat government uses force to suppress local residents' protests against the Umergaon port project-- a report.

The Andhra Pradesh decision to affect a steep hike in power tariffs in the wake of the reforms initiated by the N. Chandrababu Naidu Government has come as a severe jolt to consumers.