The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is billed as the most ambitious attack ever on the squalor that is India.

For more than two hours on the morning of September 1, a motley group of city councillors, police officers and civil servants in Shimla listened with evident fascination as the former general offic

While the form of its successor organisation is not yet clear, the equanimity with which the end of the Planning Commission, as we've known it, has been received reflects a revolutionary change in

The worst is over, but good times are still some distance away.

The environment ministry ignored key recommendations from the Dehradunbased Wildlife Institute of India (WII) as well as its own committee while deciding the Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) around the Okh

Half of India's forests, literally 'no-go' areas for industry, will be opened up for coal mining.

The Delhi High Court today maintained its restraint on Haryana's plea to prosecute leading Indian car maker Maruti for not having prior Environment Clearance (EC) for its Rohtak unit.

Almost 50 years ago, Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri went on air to appeal to Indians to skip a meal a day.

The Supreme Court on June 27 warned the Uttar Pradesh government against invoking the "urgency" clause for acquiring prime agricultural land, saying it would step in if this continued as it did not

West Bengal's best-known expert on rivers, Kalyan Rudra, 62, and Babu Bhai, a 32-year-old fisherman, have a common lament-hilsa, the fish that can tingle Bengali taste buds like nothing else on ear