In late August, India's environment ministry rejected a proposal to build what would be the country's largest hydropower plant in a remote and pristine part of the country's northeast because of th

The water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation minister, Uma Bharti, suggested on Tuesday that "electric" crematoriums should not be used on river banks and instead bodies should be

Leading health experts have called for policy changes in several sectors ranging from food to transport in order to combat risk factors of heart disease in India.

Developmental gains will crumble if India follows a model of growth that is resource-and-energy-intensive. As it is, rivers are degraded, pollution is growing, forest cover's thinning.

Even though the waters of the Jhelum river have begun receding, there are still around over 100,000 people marooned in various parts of Jammu and Kashmir.

The ministry of environment and forests has asked for the public's comments on reviewing five crucial environmental laws, including the Air and Water (prevention and control of pollution) Acts-any

Environmental think tank the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Wednesday blamed the flood crisis on badly planned development, mismanagement of the drainage system and an abject lack of d

Environmentalists have termed the Jammu and Kashmir disaster as a “grim reminder of increasing impact of climate change in India” and warned of more such extreme rainfall events in the years to com

Changing rainfall pattern part of a trend: Centre for Science & Environment

The devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir could be a manifestation of extreme weather events induced by climate change, the Centre for Science and Environment said Wednesday.