The world is slowly I moving towards a crisis in the food sector. The good news is that India on its own can find a solution to it. It is the time to transform ourselves into a food bowl for the rest of the world. But there are certain issues to be tackled before we become one.

The tribals of Jiwati tehsil in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra, are gradually learning how to fight the encroachers.

March 18, 2005: Punjab Pollution Control Board (ppcb) says no residential colony can come up within 500m of the boundary of a designated industrial area

May 6, 2005: Distance reduced to 100m. No-objection certificates to allow residential complexes given to promoters

This can happen only in India. Introspection is always with retrospective effect. On June 23, 2005, the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Bill was passed by Parliament into a law.

Maharashtra villagers fight land acquisition for IT park

A searing drought that threatens livelihood of millions of people in East Africa is also leading to a human-elephant clash. The search for water and food is drawing elephants in the Kenyan National

Two meetings on revving up India s farm sector

South India s vanilla growers

The Colombian government is caught between a rock and a hard place.

Curbs on farmland transactions in Karnataka