Read text of Pranab Mukherjee's speech during budget session of the Parliament. He touched upon various issues like the slow economic growth, growth in agriculture and allied sectors to India's role at Doha climate conference & called for greater transparency in governance.

Ms Jayanti Natarajan, the Minister of Environment and Forests in this letter dated 9 Oct 2012 to the Prime Minister, had expressed concern that the proposed National Investment Board could end up substantially leveraging corporate interests over human rights and the environment.

Read full text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement in Parliament on the performance audit by CAG on allocation of coal blocks and augmentation of coal production. He took full responsibility for the decisions taken and said that the observations of CAG are disputable.

Read text of US President Obama's address to the Indian Parliament. He said that US-India can pursue joint R&D to create green jobs, give Indians access to cleaner, affordable energy and meet commitments made at Copenhagen.