When the men of Dengajhari failed, women took up arms to protect their forests

A unique festival epitomises efforts for conservation of Assam rainforests which have been lying in a state of neglect for decades

As the Naxalite movement faces an ideological dilemma, instances reveal the way it can be contained

Popular singer poet and former member of the People's War Group, Gaddar, speaks about Naxalites and forests

Naxalism started as a movement against land alienation. Today it has become a popular movement against natural resource alienation, particularly forests. Large areas of densely forested regions in the country are controlled by Naxalites. In these

The control of Naxalites over forests is total and overwhelming

Left helpless, the affected states have started demanding amendments to the fca. About a year ago, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijay Singh wrote to the prime minster requesting changes

The status of cancer data in India is as scary as the killer itself. The most recent data on cancer by the Indian Council of Medical Research is 13 years old. With little data on hand, battling cancer has become doubly difficult

The data is rudimentary. The analysis is poor. And is kept secret

The death of India s cancer control programme and the rise of cancers