On the one hand, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, who calls himself a ‘kisan ka beta’, wants to earn a following with farmers.

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the information provided by Central Empowered Committee (CEC) on mining to the Supreme Court was "questionable."

Catching Them Young - 55,000 children diagnosed with cancer every year in India
Worldwide, the annual figure is 2 lakh; in the US, 12,500

Has the CAG been too simplistic and selective in its assessment?

Steel plants in West Bengal are blatantly "flouting environmental norms" by polluting land, water and air, according to a green rating survey.

Assam has seen more devastating floods, the worst coming in 1988. This time, though, technology and unrelenting mass media coverage have magnified the destruction as never before.

A rugged, tree-covered mountain range sweeps vertically into a brilliant blue sky.

On the face of it, the Union petroleum ministry has finally taken some action in its slow-fuse battle with Reliance Industries over the D6 block in the Krishna-Godavari basin.

Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar is trying to re-establish his ‘farmer-friendly’ politician image but it’s been hard going with the flip-flop on commodity exports and rising farmer suicides.

The introduction last month of double fortified salt (DFS)—containing an iron supplement in addition to the usual iodine—brings a new edge to the fight against malnutrition.