In the absence of ration card, many homeless are not entitled to welfare benefits offered by the government
CHENNAI: The voters' identity card of 28-year-old homemaker B. Bavani gives her address as

For India's business houses and entrepreneurs, health care could be one of the most promising and rewarding sectors
Arvind Singhal / New Delhi October 7, 2010, 0:26 IST

The exceptionally high occupancy rate of hospital beds in the National Capital Region (NCR) in recent weeks may be partly due to rampant dengue, but it is also symptomatic of the worsening crisis in India


While Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh believes glacier melting has little to do with climate change, expert Dr Shakeel Ramshoo has rung the alarm bells, saying the Valley

S Kalyana Ramanathan / London July 28, 2009, 0:53 IST

Plans to bulldoze an Indian mountain sacred to local people were controversial enough... before shareholder data revealed that a raft of UK household names, ranging from Jaguar cars to the Church of England, own shares in the company behind the mine, Vedanta Resources plc.

Kalliammal is busy gathering harvested gingerly seed crops and piling them up in a heap and does not notice us as we enter the village. A quick glance around, will tell you that many of her neighbours are in a hurry as well. It

SHILLONG: The growth rate of electricity production in India is less than that of its demand.