Spirited village women in Himachal Pradesh save a clump of deodar trees from being chopped by mercenary woodcutters.

A scheme under which 75,000 families were to each get and maintain two ha of forest land has been put on hold following fears that it would privatise common land that provides firewood and fodder.

Apples are at the care of Himachal politics and withdrawal of subsidies can be politically disastrous

Union minister for planning and non conventional energy Sukh Ram says he will shelve the proposed cement projects if the Congress comes to power in Himachal Pradesh.

How serious is the cement industry about upgrading technology to combat pollution?

The announcement that more cement factories will be set up in the state has unleashed a controversy. Units already operational have not controlled emissions and it is feared more plants will further degrade the environment and adversely affect tourism.

INDIA has been witnessing an explosive urbanisation. The percentage of total population living in urban areas increased from 17.3 in 1951 to 25.7 in 1991. But during 1981-91, the annual rate of urban

An Act to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (Act No.1 of 1894) in its application to the state of Himachal Pradesh. This act may be called the Land Acquisition (Himachal Pradesh Amendment) Act, 1979.

As pollution levels trigger alarm bells, the NGT and Supreme Court crack the whip to reign in pollution from Rothang pass to New Delhi.