This paper suggests that vulnerable countries may benefit from considering strategies beyond the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol and highlights new proposals about reparations under international law.

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday called for fast-track courts to hasten the settlement of land rights of tribals.

Demand to consider plea to write off loans

Hundreds of endosulfan victims in the district are awaiting news from the State government which has, in principal, agreed to implement the relief and rehabilitation packages suggested by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Hopes were raised after the visit of the three-member team of Ministers who held discussions with various agencies and organisations that have been fighting for the cause of the victims for years.

Environmentalists warn judges that damaging precedent will be set if large-scale limestone mining is permitted in Ojnare forest

The International Court of Arbitration has completed hearing closing arguments of India and Pakistan on the contentious Kishanganga Hydro-Electric Project (KHEP).

New Delhi: The inter-ministerial group mandated to review coal allocations in the wake of Coalgate may not be able to take a final decision on 29 coal blocks given to private firms when it meets on

Bowing to pressure following sustained television coverage of the Narmada Bachao Andolan’s ‘Jal Satyagraha’, the Madhya Pradesh government on Monday lowered the water level in the Omkareshwar reser

PROTECTING the air, let alone improving it, is a challenge. America was reminded of that last month, as courts handed federal regulators two setbacks in as many weeks.

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India and Pakistan have concluded their arguments in the dispute over the 330-MW hydro-electric project on Kishenganga, a tributary of the Jhelum in Jammu & Kashmir.

Islamabad claimed that the project will harm its share of river waters while New Delhi asserted that it was contemplating such a project even before the signing of the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960 and would otherwise have not agreed to the pact.