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The cotton industry in the country is poised for a big boost after passing through decades of slump in production. As part of the revival plan, the government will give land to large investors.

Industrialists who have been shown the door elsewhere in the country find welcoming arms in Gujarat. The state seems to be allowing industries that have been rejected elsewhere due to environmental concerns to set up shop

THE National Front (NF)the opposition alliance (between the JanataDal (it)) and some regional parties)led by V P Singhcame to power atthe Centre in 1989. The JD'S environmental concernsone of themost

The multicrore 1,000 MW Cogentrix the power project in Nandikur village air Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka. In the ecologically fragile Western Ghats - has been a centre of

Sources say caste politics has a lot to do with the current interest shown by Bihar's Janata Dal (JD) government in getting the 710 MW Koel-Karo hydel project through. Chief minister Laloo Prasad

In an order passed on April 9, the Supreme Court of India gave an ultimatum to all 28 industrial areas in the National Capital Territory of Delhi to either chip in their share of the fund for

Japan's only cigarette making company is facing its first challenge from five smokers who sued the company recently for trying to make them addicted to a harmful product. The company, Japan

Polluting companies in the US - the country which has often screamed the loudest at the merest hint of environmental negligence - can now rest easy. Protecting them from engendering

In a significant move, five states in the us agreed last month to end state suits against the LiggettGroup, a tobacco firm. The states had filed a lawsuit against the company to recover some of

If not checked out immediately, the 'year 2000 problem' could be a potential time bomb capable of demolishing our smug cyber operations

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