Central and state authorities fiddle while underground coalfields burn in Jharia in the state of Jharkhand

spurred by the success of the Taj eco-city project

Damodar river is in deep water. Rampant mining in the North Karanpura coalfield spread over Hazari

Time was, when the Saranda forest cover was so dense that even the sun s rays couldn t penetrate it. Ironically, denudation has driven the region from darkness unto light. And tribal communities are being made the scapegoats

the lack of information about the biodiversity of the Gangetic plain area is coming in the way of its conservation. There is no link between the process of conservation, documentation and usage

this is an interesting monograph. It combines historical ethnography with archaeo

Former Union minister of state for environment and forest, BABULAL MARANDI speaks to DOWN TO EARTH on the crucial problems and his agenda as the first chief minister of Jharkhand

As a first step, the new chief ministers should declare themselves the chief environmental officers CEOs of their states