a strike by 73,000 workers against the largest automobile company in the us was called off 48 hours after the workers had begun picketing. The first nationwide strike in 37 years against General

Since June 2005, Dantewada district (formerly part of Bastar district), Chhattisgarh, has been in the news for an alleged uprising of adivasis against Naxalites. At that time media and government

The famous temple site of Angkor Wat was once much more than that. A new map shows that the magnificent temples were part of a huge urban sprawl, with an extensive rural hinterland. People here

US President George Bush played host to a party of the top polluters of the world called to discuss climate change. He exhorted his guests that the world needed to act and called for a new approach

Nearly 200 ha of salt lands in the Krishnapatnam village in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh have been acquired by the state government for a series of

Of the Rs 700 crore allotted for the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Orissa, Rs 500 crore has been siphoned off by officials, says a survey by the Centre for Environment and Food

National Highway 57 which connects Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur

In Uttar Pradesh, the floods affected 22 districts. The worst hit were Maharajgani, Basti, Balia, Gorakpur, Shravasti, Barabanki, Devria, Bairampur, Gonda, Bhraich, Mau and Azamgarh. The state

The Teesta has one of the highest sediment rates in the world, with an annual load of about 3.5 to 4.5 million tonnes. Yet so far, there's been no study done on the cumulative impact of dams on

Rainfed areas will have to be the focus for India's future agricultural revival. But as the past shows we need a different paradigm of development. "Rainfed areas require approaches to agricultural