The coal ministry has decided to allocate 17 blocks for mining last week.

While Uttarakhand counts the cost of the floods and landslides caused by rains, scientists claim that it was a man-made catastrophe caused by mining and encroachments in the flood zone of the river

Following the calamitous deluge in Uttarakhand, as criticism mounted that too many hydel projects were destabilising the hills, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna claimed that but for the Tehri dam, Ris

More than 150 hydel projects are being pushed in Arunachal Pradesh to claim the so-called first user right on the common rivers before China dams them.

For more than 2.2 million tuberculosis (TB) patients in India — the highest figure in the world — chances of recovery are dwindling. The disease claims an Indian every two minutes.

On the afternoon of 16 June, local resident Manav Bisht watched dozens of constables leaving the paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Academy, which stood between his house in Shakti Vihar, a loc

Since the time of our forefathers, our cattle have been grazing in these grasslands.

On paper, it is an open-and-shut case.

Since last week, a new study on the benefits of genetically modified (GM) crops is hogging headlines in national and international media.

On 25 May, the ghastly Naxal attack on a convoy of Congress leaders in Darbha, Chhattisgarh, jolted political leaders across the spectrum.